Substance Abuse & Mental Health Conference
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Conference Speaker, Presentations, & Info
Dr. William Goldman of Medical Director of Akron Children's Hospital Addiction Services Program discussed the neurobiology of substance use with adolescence.
Dr. Dean DePerro presents on Medication-assisted Treatment and the Opioid Recovery Clinic at Townhall II.
Dr. Russell Spieth, NEOMED, presents on the effectiveness of buprenorphine-naloxone.
Recovery Story: Kelly Hart
Crisis Intervention Team Awards for 2019 & Luncheon Address from Senator John Eklund
Portage police officers receive recognition for using their Crisis Intervention Team skills in helping those with mental health & substance abuse issues. Officers honored for 2019 are: Officer Dominic Poe, Kent Police; Officer Diane Dudziak, Kent State Police; Officer Scott Krieger, Ravenna Police.
Following the awards, Ohio Senator John Eklund adresses the crowd and discusses his proposed Senate Bill 3.
Rick Oliver, Director of Crisis and Trauma Services at FrontLine Service presents on suicide prevention and the Columbia Scale Assessment
Melissa Celko, Director of Kent State of Wellness speaks on wellness, self-care, and compassion fatigue.
Recovery Community: Jessika Easterling
Portage County Job & Family Services
Ohio Hospital for Psychiatry