Attendees at the 2017 Summit viewed the Operation UNITE Hope Wall, gathered for keynotes, and even heard from HHS Secretary Tom Price. Photos: Pete Winkel/GPA

April 2 - 5, 2018 | Atlanta

Educational Advisor

Be Part of the Largest Annual Conference Addressing the Opioid Crisis

The National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit is where solutions are formulated, stakeholders convene, and change begins. Be part of the international discussion on addressing the opioid crisis by attending the 2018 Summit.
Featured Speakers from the 2017 Summit:
Thomas E. Price, M.D.,
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
William R. Brownfield
Assistant Secretary,
Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs,,
U.S. Department of State
Vivek H. Murthy, M.D, MBA
19th United States Surgeon General
Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D.,
National Institutes of Health; (NIH)
Nora D. Volkow, M.D.,
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institutes of Health
Anne Schuchat, M.D., 
Acting Director,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC)
Acting Administrator,
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Rear Admiral,
U.S. Public Health Service
Richard J. Baum
 Acting Director,
Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP);
Kana Enomoto
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Stephen Ostroff, M.D.
Acting Commissioner
United States Food and Drug Administration
Honorable Edward J. Markey
U.S. Senator (D-MA)     
Honorable Harold “Hal” Rogers
U.S. Representative (R-KY, 5th District),
founding co-chair Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse;
Honorable John B. Larson
U.S. Representative (D-CT 1st District);
Honorable Patrick Meehan
U.S. Representative (R-PA, 7th District)        
Honorable Earl “Buddy” Carter
U.S. Representative (R-GA, 1st District);      
Honorable Newt Gingrich
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Advocates for Opioid Recovery Founding Advisor
Honorable Patrick Kennedy
Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
Advocates for Opioid Recovery Founding Advisor
Honorable Matt Bevin,
Commonwealth of Kentucky
Brad Schimel
Wisconsin Attorney General
Sam Quinones
Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic
Who Attends:
  • Clinicians, counselors, social workers, therapists, psychologists, interventionists
  • Physicians, psychiatrists, nurses, pharmacists, dentists
  • Advocates, families, and people in recovery
  • Law enforcement personnel
  • Public health and prevention officials
  • Federal, state, and local officials and lawmakers
  • Education specialists and researchers
  • Treatment center owners and operators
  • Lawyers