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Media Advisory: WVU to co-host regional conference on addressing substance use disorders

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University has issued the following Media Advisory:

WHAT: West Virginia University, in cooperation with the Appalachian Node of the National Institute on Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network, is hosting “Building a Healthier Appalachia: Collaborative Solutions to Substance Use Disorders Across the Region.”

The one-day conference is designed to advance the knowledge of empirically based interventions for individuals with substance use disorders and to improve community collaboration for better outcomes.

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Erickson Alumni Center, 1 Alumni Drive, Morgantown

WHO: Erin Winstanley, associate professor, WVU School of MedicineLaura Lander, associate professor, WVU School of Medicine; Dr. Frances Levin, Kennedy-Leavy Professor of Psychiatry and chief of the Division on Substance Use Disorders at Columbia University; National Institute on Drug Abuse officers, and several other experts on substance use disorders from WVU and across the nation

NOTES: The conference will showcase recovery-friendly businesses in the local community and feature national guest speakers, network sessions, and a community panel and poster session.

See the full schedule.

WVU Research Communications
304-293-5507; [email protected]

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