AUSTIN, Texas, July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The consequences of our nation's substance use and opioid epidemic have been devastating and continue to be on the rise. We are a nation that delivers an opioid-addicted baby every 25 minutes and the leading cause of accidental death is drug overdose. Economic costs of addiction have been estimated to be $569 billion a year. On August 2nd, three addiction treatment and recovery experts will convene to discuss the transformation beginning to take place in the way addiction treatment is delivered.
Greg Williams, Co-founder and Executive Vice President of Facing Addiction, will facilitate a discussion on the political, economical, cultural, social, and emotional factors driving this thought-provoking subject. Jacob Levenson, CEO of MAP Health Management, recognized for creating the nation's preeminent population health platform to collect addiction treatment outcomes data will team up with Justin Luke Riley, President and CEO of Young People in Recovery, a notable expert in the field who recently participated in a panel discussion at the National Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit with President Obama.
The webinar will provide insightful, advanced perspectives and solutions into modern-day, pioneering approaches to addiction treatment and recovery.
Webinar: 'Opportunities to Improve Outcomes in Addiction Treatment'
Jacob Levenson, CEO, MAP Health Management
Justin Luke Riley, President & CEO, Young People in Recovery
Greg Williams, Co-founder & Executive VP, Facing Addiction
12:00 p.m. (Central Time), Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Registration Information: https://goo.gl/XCLjh6