Updates

New Glaser Award Winners Announced at Addiction Medicine 2021

New Glaser Award Winners Announced at Addiction Medicine 2021

RALEIGH, NC (April 13, 2021) – Blake Fagan, MD, and Eric Morse, MD were both awarded the Frederick B. Glaser Award on April 9 at the Addiction Medicine 2021 conference. The biennial award, given by the Governor’s Institute and the NC Chapter of the American Society of...

President Biden’s Remarks to the Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit

President Biden’s Remarks to the Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit

President Joe Biden became the third sitting U.S. president to address the Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit after delivering remarks on April 5, 2021. The president acknowledged that addiction is a crisis that “touches families in every community in red states and blue...

New Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports for February 2021

New Statewide Overdose Surveillance Reports for February 2021

The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the Division of Public Health recently updated provisional data on opioid-related overdose and unintentional med/drug overdose with potential for abuse emergency department visits reports (NC DETECT), and the Emergency...

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Opioid Misuse and Overdose Prevention Summit
May 4 – May 6 all-day
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Stigma of Addiction Summit
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Dell Medical School in collaboration with the National Academy of Medicine and Shatterproof is organizing the Stigma of Addiction Summit on June 10th from 12pm to 6pm EST.

This free, half-day, virtual, action-oriented summit will be entirely dedicated to understanding, addressing, and eliminating the harmful impacts of stigma on people who use drugs.

Get involved!

1) Register for the free event: https://nam.edu/event/stigma-of-addiction-summit/

2) Submit an abstract as part of the innovation session showcasing initiatives, ideas, and research to eliminate stigma of substance use disorders. See below and the attached PDF. Abstracts are due April 23.

3) Share with your colleagues – forward this message and share on social media!

Should you have any questions about the Summit, please do not hesitate to contact Richard Bottner at richard.bottner@gmail.com.

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Addiction Medicine Spring and Fall Conferences provide up-to-date substance use related education, applicable across general medical as well as addiction specialty practices.