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CHANGE THE STIGMA

CONFERENCE  

CHANGE THE STIGMA CONFERENCE
Mar 21, 2020, 8:00 AM
University of Charleston
Health professions majors from all West Virginia campuses are invited to join more than 100 University of Charleston students pursing degrees in the pharmacy, nursing, physician assistant and health promotions programs on Saturday, March 21, 2020 in the Geary Auditorium (Riggleman Hall).

ROTUNDA

8:00-8:30am 

Registration and Light Breakfast 

 

AUDITORIUM

8:30-8:40 am 

Welcome Introductions

University of Charleston President, Dr. Martin Roth

 

8:40-9:30 am 

The Opioid Crisis Circa 2020 

Dr. Susan M. Bissett, President, WV Drug Intervention Institute

 

9:30-10 am 

Mental Health and Addiction 

Dr. Michaela Leffler, Assistant Professor

University of Charleston School of Pharmacy

 

10-10:30 am

The Stigma of Addiction: A Perspective from Recovery 

Mr. Joe Young, Recovery Coach, First Choice Services 

 

10:30-10:45 am 

BREAK

 

10:45-11:30 am 

Adverse Childhood Experiences: 

Moderator: Dr. Susan Bissett, President, WV Drug Intervention Institute

Panelists:

Kathy Szafran, ACEs Coalition of WV, Aetna Better Health of WV

Dr. Barbara Brady, Professional Counselor and Youth Mental Health First Aid Certified Trainer, Awareness Task Team Chair – ACEs Coalition of West Virginia

Richard Renquest, Senior Director of Program and Service for Pressley Ridge in West Virginia, ACEs Coalition of WV

Dr. Michael Brumage, Assistant Dean, WVU School of Public Health and Chief Medical Director, Cabin Creek Health Systems

David Baldwin (tentative), Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program University of Charleston 

Brittany Smith, Public Health Student, West Virginia University School of Public Health

 

11:30 am – 12 pm 

Children and the Opioid Epidemic

Dr. Michael Brumage, Assistant Dean, WVU School of Public Health and Chief Medical Director, Cabin Creek Health Systems

 

12-12:30 pm 

Responding to the Patients with Substance Use Disorder: A Clinical and Compassionate Approach

Panelists from Pharmacy, Nursing, and Physician Assistant Programs

Moderator: Zachary Harris, Pharmacy Student, University of Charleston School of Pharmacy

 

12:30-1 pm 

Naloxone Training 

Dr. Lindsay Acree, Assistant Professor, University of Charleston School of Pharmacy 

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