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Opioid & Peer Recovery Symposium

Region Five, STEP-VA and Peer and Family Supports Presents an Opioid & Peer Recovery Symposium

Date: Thursday, October 13th, 2022
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm – Registration begins at 8:00am
Location: Hampton Roads Convention Center – 1610 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, VA 23666

Breakfast and Lunch are Provided

Keynote Speaker – Dr. Cynthia Romero, Director, EVMS Brock Institute

The symposium will feature peer focused workshops and breakout sessions covering the following topics:

— Peer drop-in centers
— Opioid crisis and the emergence of peer recovery from a public health perspective
— Recovery community organizations
— Recovery residences
— Avoiding peer drift
— Dismantling health inequities with recovery science

Hear from statewide and national experts and professionals sharing information on the following topics:

— Harm reduction
— Re-entry
— The opioid epidemic – Where we were, where we are, where we need to be
— Medication assisted treatment
— Stigma (panel discussion)

This event has ended and registrations are no longer available


Oct 13 2022


8:30 am - 4:30 pm