We must be united in the war against addiction! My mission is to unite organizations,support groups, and everyone else who needs a helping hand. I am here to educate equip and develop a Recovery resource Network. My hope is that everyone gets the help they need and no one is left behind or alone in their fight for freedom from addiction. Join me and lets fight the good fight! Our Philosophy: Instigate, Agitate, Educate, and Liberate!
I am thrilled at the exceptional caliber of presenters assembled for
this conference by the Summit’s National Advisory Board. The quality of
their presentations is reflected in our ability to offer multiple
continuing education credits for medical professionals (physicians,
nurses and pharmacists), social workers, attorneys, addiction and
prevention specialists, human resources, criminal justice and insurance
is still time for you to add your voice to the more than 800 conference
attendees from across the United States who will collaborate on
impactful solutions at local, state and national levels through timely
and data-driven data about the prescription drug abuse crisis.
In addition to an outstanding line-up of keynote speakers – Office of National Drug Control Policy Director Gil Kerlikowske, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Thomas Frieden, National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Dr. Nora Volkow, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Director Frances Harding, Drug Enforcement Administration Diversion Control Deputy Assistant Administrator Joseph Rannazzisi, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America Chairman/CEO Gen. Arthur Dean, Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Dr. John Dreyzehner, Coalition Against Insurance Fraud Executive Director Dennis Jay and Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney John Niedermann – the Summit features:
• 30 breakout sessions grouped into educational tracks (law
enforcement, education/advocacy, clinical, treatment, pharmacy and
third-party payer). These sessions will be led by professionals from
many disciplines on the frontline of efforts to prevent, mitigate and
respond to prescription drug abuse issues.
• Nine workshops on three important focus areas: U.S. military,
prescription drug monitoring programs and successful strategies for
• Eight vision sessions offering in-depth examination of innovative
programs and strategies from organizations and businesses deeply
involved in the fight against Rx abuse and diversion.
• Four idea exchange sessions providing an interactive discussion on
issues pertaining to the Appalachian region, neonatal abstinence
syndrome and addiction among teens.
• A panel discussion featuring five members of the bi-partisan
Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse. Learn what actions are
currently being taken in Congress.