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Healing Our Community's Opioid Crisis: Expert Panel Discussion

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Namaste Hall, California Institute of Integral Studies

1453 Mission Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

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Come hear leading experts in Chinese medicine, Western medicine, mental health, pain management, and addiction discuss how practitioners and the community alike can best address the growing opioid crisis and move towards a more integrated standard of care. Discussion will include topics such as patient screenings, specialist referrals, emerging research/resources in the field, new modalities and protocols, and career advancement opportunities, among others. This event is open to all health practitioners and integrative health community.

Featured Speakers

Dr. David E. Smith, MD, FAACT, FASAM: Addiction and Drug Rehabilitation. Pioneer of addiction medicine, founder of the Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic in San Francisco, and founder and publisher of the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs.

Robyn Adcock, LAc: Integrative Pain Management. Licensed Acupuncturist and Executive Director of California State Oriental Medical Association Practices at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in the pediatric oncology and clinical research departments.


Dr. Steven Tierney, EdD, LPCC: Mental Health Expert. Professor Emeritus of Community Mental Health at CIIS, specializes in addiction with a focus on Buddhist psychology and mindfulness-based therapies for addiction, recovery, and resilience.

Moderated by ACTCM Alum Avery Erickson, LAc


Program Schedule:

1:00 - 2:30: Panel Discussion

2:30 - 3:00: Q&A

3:00 - 4:00: Mixer/Interactive Round Table Discussions to exchange resources and provide practical takeaways that promote a sense of community, openness, and accountability for practitioners to collaborate on patient care.

3 CEUs (category 1) offered for acupuncture professionals (pending for CAB approval).
Provider: ACTCM at CIIS, CEP# 016

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