Event

2017 National Conference on Alcohol and Opioid Use in Women & Girls

When

Thursday, October 26 to Friday, October 27, 2017

Description

Registration is now open for the National Conference on Alcohol and Opioid Use in Women and Girls: Advances in Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Research. This conference will highlight the intersection of harmful drinking among women, HIV infection, and adverse maternal-child health outcomes.

A national conference to:

  • Disseminate findings from the latest research on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of alcohol and other substance misuse among girls and women, including strategies to prevent HIV infection/progression and substance-exposed pregnancies 
  • Publicize pertinent information from Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health
  • Develop a coalition of stakeholder organizations and researchers to develop a blueprint for a coordinated public-private response to epidemic substance misuse among women and girls

Target Audiences:

  • General Health Care Providers (including physicians, Obstetricians-Gynecologists, nurses, counselors)
  • Addiction Prevention and Treatment Professionals (including addiction counselors, physicians, nurses)
  • Health Policymakers
  • Addiction Researchers

Learn more on National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)'s website or Register Now!

Location

Washington Marriott at Metro Center, Washington, D.C.