Thursday November 5, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM PST
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Thursday November 5, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM PST
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Catamaran Hotel 
3999 Mission Blvd
San Diego, CA 92109

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Sherrie Rubin 
The Hope2gether Foundation 

California Prescription Drug Abuse Summit 

 Parent, Educators and Community Members

Evening Forum Registration 

NOV 5th - Catamaran Hotel 6:30PM - 7:00PM

Dinner and Roundtable Discussion 

U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy Southern District California


The Honorable Mary Bono - Former Member of Congress, Founder of the Congressional Prescription Drug Abuse Caucus and Co-Founder of the Collaborative for Effective Prescription Opioid Policies 


Dr. Andrew Kolodny M.D. - Chief Medical Officer of Phoenix House and Executive Director of Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing


Dr. Paul F. Cassedy has been devoted to improving the lives of his patients and their families for 17 years. He completed his residency at University of Southern California. Dr. Cassedy is a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine. He is the Medical Coordinator of Coastal Life Recovery.



7:00PM - 9:00PM

Evening Panel Session 

Please join us for this FREE! an informative evening

"Navigating through and Understanding Addiction "  

"Preparing for Admission's, Detox,and Treatment"

"Techniques for becoming a Successful Advocate"

"Keeping yourself healthy while loving an addict"

From experienced experts you will learn to:

  •  Identify addiction and select treatment services
  •  Understand the protocol, procedures and documents needed for a timely and smooth admission into detox and treatment
  •  Techniques for supporting a loved one in treatment and recovery       that can contribute to their success 
  •  Keep yourself emotionally and mentally intact while loving an addict
  •  Become an advocate in your community through Education, Collaboration and Legislation.                                                             

Panel members will include professionals in the fields of treatment and recovery, parent advocates, legislators and educators.  A light meal and beverages will be available at no charge.

While this educational evening is offered without fees, registration is required no later than October 31st 2015