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2013 National Rx Drug Abuse Summit


Event type: Conference


04/02/2013 - 04/04/2013

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2013-04-02 00:00:00 2013-04-04 00:00:00 eastern 2013 National Rx Drug Abuse Summit Operation UNITE will host the 2013 National Rx Drug Abuse Summit in Orlando, Florida. Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate Eric Rice false MM/DD/YYYY

Time zone: eastern

Location: Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

1500 Masters Blvd ChampionsGate Florida, 33896 United States

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Contact Information

Contact Name: Eric Rice

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Phone: 606-657-3218.

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Gold Sponsor: Pikeville Medical Center Silver Sponsor: Progressive Medical Bronze Sponsors: American Society of Addiction Medicine Community Connections, Inc. Kentucky Employers' Mutual Insurance MedReturn National Association of Drug Court Professionals WCRI


Operation UNITE will host the 2013 National Rx Drug Abuse Summit in Orlando, Florida. The summit is an opportunity for officials from all levels of government to meet with clinicians, treatment  providers, counselors, educators, business people, academics, and others to discuss ways to reduce the Nation's prescription drug abuse epidemic.





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The 2013 National Rx Drug Abuse Summit will focus on ways we can Make an Impact in the fight against prescription drug abuse.


The Summit is the largest national collaboration of professionals from local, state, and federal agencies, business, academia, clinicians, treatment providers, counselors, educators, state and national leaders, and advocates impacted by Rx drug abuse. Through this type of collaboration, your work can be more impactful in bringing solutions to this issue that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) declared a public health crisis in 2012.

Who Should Attend?


Conference attendees will include: federal and state legislators and policy makers; federal and state executive leaders; health care practitioners; pharmacists; certified substance abuse counselors and recovery specialists; law enforcement personnel; treatment facility managers; advocates, families, and patients working to increase awareness and effect change; pharmaceutical executives; prominent academicians and researchers; government officials tasked with regulatory oversight; insurance payers and benefits managers; and suppliers of prescription monitoring technologies.

Presence at this national Summit signified a firm commitment to meaningful dialogue and cooperation in addressing the prescription drug abuse epidemic in our country. Through this type of collaboration, our work can be more impactful.

Keynote Presenters

Hon. Harold “Hal” Rogers

R. Gil Kerlikowske

Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg

Dr. Thomas R. Frieden

Dr. Nora D. Volkow

Frances M. Harding

Joseph T. Rannazzisi

Registration Fees

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Attendee Registration     $895 $995 $1,095
Clinician, Non-profit, Government and Academic Institution Discounted Rate     $495 $595 $695
Spouse     $195 $195 $195

Save $100 per attendee with a Group Registration by registering 5 or more attendees at the same time.

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