Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit

Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:00 AM

Story on opioids in The HillArkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will host the seventh annual Arkansas Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

The daylong event is a free training and educational opportunity for law enforcement officers, medical professionals, pharmacists, educators and treatment professionals. The morning portion will include breakout sessions with four tracks: Clinical, Criminal Justice, Education/Prevention and Counseling/Recovery.

KAIT story on opioidsAlong with the Attorney General’s office, the Summit is hosted by the Arkansas Department of Human Services, Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy, FBI, MidSOUTH Center for Prevention and Training, Office of the State Drug Director, University of Arkansas Criminal Justice Institute, and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Early bird registration is now open. Reserve your seat now as space is limited. Click here to register. Registrants will receive more information after the agenda is finalized.

For questions, contact Rachel Ellis at 501-682-3645 or

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