Arkansas Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit
Thursday, November 9
Hot Springs Convention Center
The sixth annual Arkansas Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit, a free training and educational opportunity for law enforcement officers, medical professionals, pharmacists and educators, will include four breakout tracks: Clinical, Criminal Justice, Education/Prevention and Counseling/Recovery.
The all-day summit will include the growing heroin and fentanyl epidemic, the use of Naloxone, Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, the Attorney General’s Prescription for Life program and a panel of parents who have lost children to the epidemic or who have children now battling addition. Rutledge will host a luncheon, which will include a presentation from new State Drug Director Kirk Lane.
In addition to the Attorney General’s office, the Summit is sponsored by the Arkansas Board of Pharmacy, Arkansas Division of Behavioral Health Services, Arkansas State Police, Gulf Coast High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas, Office of the State Drug Director, Rotary Clubs of Arkansas, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and the University of Arkansas Criminal Justice Institute.
Members of the general public may also attend and will have the opportunity to hear from experts regarding prescription drug abuse prevention and treatment.
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More information to include an agenda willl be emailed to registrants. Reserve your seat now as space is limited.