Kentucky Health News
“Special rate” tickets are available for $99 until Monday, Sept. 11 for the symposium and the welcome reception, according to the event website. After that date, the cost of the combined ticket increases to $135, with sales ending Oct. 1.
Purchased separately, a ticket to the Oct. 8 welcome reception at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort is $50 and the cost for a ticket to the symposium is $100, with sales ending Oct. 1.
The symposium will be held at the Central Bank Center, 430 W. Vine St. To register for earlybird tickets visit kentuckyopioidsymposium.com.
The agenda addresses s a number of opioid-related topics from the perspectives of prevention and treatment and recovery and reform. U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers will be a speaker, and the keynote speaker will be Sam Quinones, author of Dreamland and The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth. Click here to see the full agenda and here for a list of the presenters.
“KAHP is honored to help the Opioid Advisory Commission with convening this important gathering,” Tom Stephens, president and CEO of KAHP, said in a news release. “Managed care organizations continue to show their commitment to fighting the opioid scourge through awareness campaigns, incentivizing alternative therapies, providing Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT), encouraging strong peer supports, and focusing on areas like expungement assistance and recovery housing.”