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A Physician’s Role in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic

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Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce

445 Commerce Green Boulevard

Sugar Land, TX 77478

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Please join us for an educational luncheon with a panel of local physicians and experts to explore the implications of cross-addiction, prescribing practices, and effectively combating the opioid epidemic in the Greater Houston Area.

Organizers: Houston Recovery Initiative, Memorial Hermann Prevention Recovery Center (PaRC), Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire, and Fort Bend Community Prevention Coalition (FBCPC)

Panel Speakers:

  • Alicia Kowalchuk, DO, FASAM - Baylor College of Medicine
  • Arlo Weltge, MD, MPH, FACEP - Memorial Hermann - TMC
  • W. Clay Brown, MD - PaRC Memorial Herman
  • Heidi Carroll - Houston Drug Enforcement Agency
  • Brooke Peterson - Great Oaks Recovery

Topics: CDC prescribing guidelines, Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), and Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).

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