Name
D01 - The Opioid Epidemic: How Did We Get Here and How Do We Get Back? - Sponsored by Delphi Behavioral Health Group
Date & Time
Thursday, August 17, 2017, 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
Scott Dehorty
Description
This session will focus on how the opioid epidemic started in the United States and how it has caused the rash of fatalities we are seeing today. We will also discuss trending treatment modalities which may offer the solution to this healthcare crisis.

Upon completion of this session, attendees will be able to:
  • Describe the historical relevance of the opioid epidemic.
  • Illustrate the current trends in opioid use.
  • Recommend proper treatment for individual’s presenting with opioid addiction.