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National Opioid Overdose Awareness Event

August 24, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Free

National Opioid Overdose Awareness Event

FREE EVENT

August 24, 2023
5:30 pm-7:30 pm
Bryant Conference Center

In-person and virtual attendance options

Registration is not required for in-person attendance.

SPEAKER: Dr. Stephen Loyd

Aside from his work directly in the field of addiction treatment, Dr. Loyd’s struggle with addiction is portrayed by Michael Keaton in the Hulu Series, Dopesick. His story has also been featured nationally on USA Today, CBS, and The New York Times. Dr. Loyd currently holds positions as the Chief Medical Officer for Cedar Recovery, the Chair of the Tennessee Opioid Abatement Council appointed by current Tennessee Governor Bill Lee. Dr. Loyd has been in recovery from opioid and benzodiazepine addiction since July 8, 2004.

Free Naloxone kits and Fentanyl test strips distributed for in-person attendees.

Free 1.5 continuing education credits

Details

Date:
August 24, 2023
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://vitalalabama.com/training-events/national-opioid-overdose-awareness-event/#

Organizer

VitAL
Phone:
(501) 352-6192
Email:
etrobertson@ua.edu
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Venue

Bryant Conference Center
240 Paul W. Bryant Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 United States
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Phone:
(205)348-8600
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