Opioid Treatment Providers of Georgia (OTPG)
OTPG is a non-profit organization of treatment providers, counselors, and other interested persons concerned about treatment, recovery, and traditional and alternative options for heroin and other opioid addiction.
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Making Strides In Medication Assisted Treatment & Marching Towards Recovery
OTPG 10th Annual Conference
Lake Lanier Islands, GA
November 17, 2017
This conference was intended for substance abuse counselors, clinical directors, clinical supervisors, medical personnel, program administrators, state and federal representatives and community affiliates.
Keynote Speaker: Mark Parrino M.P.A. – AATOD President
“The Use of Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder : Combating the Public Health Epidemic.”
To identify the strengths of medication assisted treatment and its evolution; Identify the most common opioids of abuse and why; Identify treatment plans that target recovery as a goal; Identify the challenges of family support; Identify specific lifestyle changes needed for each patient and to identify essential continued care/referrals for the patient.