The Missouri State University, in partnership with Better Life in Recovery, Missouri Recovery Network and the Missouri Mental Health Foundation, will be hosting an Opioid Summit featuring a number of educational and impactful sessions.

Please join us for this FREE event and become a partner in tackling the opioid epidemic that claims more than 90 lives each day.

Date:                     August 31, 2018

Location:             Missouri State University

                                1110 E. Madison St.

                                Plaster Student Union Theater (Room 200)

                                Springfield, MO

Time:                    8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

CEU Credits:       3 CEU Credit Hours available through the Missouri Credentialing Board.  Certificates will

                                be provided on-site after the training.

Parking:               Parking will be free – More Information to Follow

 

At 5:00 p.m. there will be an  Overdose Awareness Walk to Hammons Field  for Recovery Night – Springfield Cardinals)

NOTE:  Contact the Springfield Recovery Center PRIOR TO AUGUST 1st to purchase tickets for the

Cardinal Game @$20 each  (includes a Cardinal’s hat & event t-shirt):  417-368-0852  or srccrecoverycommunitycenter@gmail.com)


 

Registration for the event is FREE and available HERE ONLINE.

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2018

 

 

 

Conference Schedule:

Time Session Speaker
8:00 – 8:30 Check-In and Continental Breakfast
8:30 a.m. Opioids 101 David Stoecker, LCSW – MO Education Outreach & Advocacy Coordinator with the Missouri Recovery Network
9:45 a.m. Youth Substance Use Kimberly Nelson, LAC,MPA – SAMHSA Region 7 Administrator (Kansas, Iowa, Missouri & Nebraska)
11:00 a.m. Is Addiction A Disease? Mark McDonald, MS, CRADC, CGDC, MARS, MRSS-P I – A professional in the field of Substance Use Disorders since 1988.
12:00 p.m. Legislative Panel (Lunch Provided)

Participants include:  Representatives Holly Rehder, Crystal Quade and Lynn Morris

1:00 p.m. Youth In Recovery Impact Panel
2:15 p.m. Cody’s Gift – A nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate and prevent substance use disorders, as well as raise the awareness of mental health issues and coping skills. Jim Marshall — Educator & Coach for 38 years that lost his son by overdose.
3:15 p.m. Screening of “Not My Child”, Helping Families Understand Substance Use and Recovery Documentary & Parent Impact Panel
5:00 p.m. Overdose Awareness Walk to Hammons Field (Recovery Night)

NOTE:  Contact the Springfield Recovery Center PRIOR TO AUGUST 1st to purchase tickets for the

Cardinal Game @$20 each  (includes a Cardinal’s hat & event t-shirt):  417-368-0852 or srccrecoverycommunitycenter@gmail.com)

 

Parking will be free – MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW