Monday, September 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM MST
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 4:00 PM MST

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Black Canyon Conference Center 
9440 N. 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ

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(928) 708-0100 

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Keynote Speaker: Bertha Madras, Ph.D.

Dr. Madras is a professor of Psychobiology at Harvard Medical School, based at McLean Hospital and cross-appointed at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Her research focuses on neurobiology, imaging, and medications development for neuropsychiatric disorders. In public policy, she was Deputy Director for Demand Reduction in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, a presidential appointment confirmed unanimously by the US Senate.

Dr. Madras recently served as a panelist at the Vatican Pontifical Academy of Sciences and in 2017, was appointed as one of six members of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis. In service to the public, she developed a museum exhibit, a CD (licensed by Disney) with the Museum of Science, Boston. She is a recipient of an NIH MERIT award, a NIDA Public Service Award, and others. 

Also, hear experts from law enforcement, treatment, prevention, medical, and business discuss the current trends in substance abuse. Learn strategies on how we can unite to develop community-based solutions.

AZPOST Training Credit available for sworn personnel. Continuing Education Credit (CLE) for attorneys may be available.

Register Now! This summit was made possible by funding and support from the following sponsors: