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Ohio's 2017 opiate conference registration is live!

Ohio’s 2017 Opiate Conference Registration is Now Live!

Registration is now available for Ohio’s eighth annual opiate conference! The Ohio Association of County Behavioral Health Authorities, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, will be hosting Ohio’s 2017 Opiate Conference: Bridges to Recovery on June 12-13, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus. This event has expanded to include two full days of education, information sharing, and networking. This conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to hear from local, state, and national leaders including:

  • David Mee-Lee, who is Chief Editor of The ASAM Criteria, will provide a keynote presentation on the ASAM Criteria which will be timely for Ohio’s professionals and behavioral health redesign; and
  • Jessica Nickel, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Addiction Policy Forum, will provide a keynote sharing her lived experience as well as her role with the Addiction Policy Form to work on federal policy and legislation such as the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) and the House Opioid package.

In addition to the fabulous lineup of speakers, attendees will have to opportunity to select from over 50 breakout sessions to attend over the two days.

Alongside the regularly scheduled event, OACBHA in partnership with the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and the Great Lakes Addiction Technology Transfer Center, will be hosting a DATA 2000 waiver training through the American Society of Addiction Medicine as a part of this year’s conference. In addition to attending the DATA 2000 training, attendees will have the opportunity to also participate in the keynote portions of the two days!

Over the last couple of years, this event has sold out, and interest for this year’s conference has been like never before, so make sure to register soon! To learn more about this event and to register, click here.

For questions please contact Alaina Herrel at


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