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National Capital Region
Substance Use Disorder Symposium


Promoting Recovery Through Compassionate Care!



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The 2nd Annual Substance Use Disorder Symposium at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, presented by the National Capital Region Medical Directorate is a part of our ongoing educational initiative, hosted by the National Capital Region Pain Initiative. This symposium is dedicated to addressing the abuse of both prescription, nonprescription opioids and other substances, which has become a national crisis. This symposium is designed to help clinicians and healthcare teams prevent, identify, and treat substance use disorders as it requires a multifaceted approach including education, research, intervention and clinical care.



  AGENDA

715-725

Color Guard

725-730

Welcome – MAJ General Ronald Place

730-830

Keynote Speaker: CAPT Chideha Ohuoha
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment

830-915

"Battling on the Field and Off" - A Tale of Sports Injuries and Personal Journey to Opioid Addiction and Recovery Mr. Jeff Hatch - Granite Recovery Centers

915-930

BREAK

930-1015

Military Aspects of SUD - CAPT Michael Colston - DHA

1015-1115

Opioid Tapering Strategies - Dr. William Becker - Yale University

1115-1215

Neurobiology of Stress - Dr. Rita Valentino - NIH/NIDA

1215-1300

LUNCH (on own)

  1300 -1630 WORKSHOPS

NCR Opioid CPG Implementation Champions Workshop  Adobe_PDF_icon

SBIRT: Addressing Substance Use in Primary Care  Adobe_PDF_icon

Motivational Interviewing for Substance Use Disorders  Adobe_PDF_icon


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