The Opioid Addiction Epidemic: Causes, Consequences and Treatments

The Opioid Addiction Epidemic: Causes, Consequences and Treatments
H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons
Town Hall

The Rosenberg Dialogue Series presents "The Opioid Addiction Edpidemic: Causes, Consequences and Treatments." 

Pain management and the promotion of prescription medicines led many patients to addiction and the nation to a crisis in managing it. Join public- and private-sector experts for an interactive and in-depth discussion of the opioid crisis. They will share insights into lessons learned and next steps. A question-and-answer session with the audience will follow. Light refreshments will be served.

Lorena de Leon, MBA
director, National Clinical Programs- OptumCare

Kimberly A. Johnson, Ph.D.
director, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, SAMHSA

Yngvild Olsen, M.D., M.P.H., FASAM
medical director, Institutes for Behavior Resources Inc/REACH Health Services, ASAM

Alan Lyles, Sc.D., M.P.H., Henry A. Rosenberg Professor of Government, Business & Nonprofit Partnerships, will serve as moderator.

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Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request 10 days prior to a campus event and 30 days prior to an event requiring travel.

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