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UC to Host Drug Abuse Conference

Published April 2008

UC in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh will hold a conference on drug abuse treatment.


“Blending Addiction Science and Treatment: The Impact of Evidence-Based Practices on Individuals, Families and Communities” will be held June 2–3, at the Duke Energy Center. The event is sponsored by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.


Health professionals, criminal justice workers, researchers and policymakers are invited to learn more about advances in drug abuse treatment, with the goal of making those treatments available to those who need them.


The conference topics include addiction and the brain, helping substance abusers stop smoking, managing substance abuse in primary care settings, pain management for substance abusing clients, and motivational incentives and interventions.


Early-bird registration ends April 15. The final registration deadline is May 21. For more information, visit www.nidablending
conference.info.


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