HARRISBURG – State Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) will participate in Communities in Crisis: PA’s Opioid Epidemic, a conference sponsored by the Mu Xi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society at Clarion University of PA and the Pennsylvania Emergency Nursing Association.
WHEN: Thursday, April 12, 2018
8:30AM – 4:30PM
WHERE: Clarion University of PA
Gemmell Student Complex
Multi-Purpose Room, 2nd Floor
909 E. Wood Street
Clarion, PA 16214
ABOUT: The conference will continue the dialogue on Pennsylvania’s growing heroin and opioid epidemic and provide up-to-date information regarding heroin and opioids, while promoting recovery for those who misuse and abuse opioids, identifying opportunities to heal communities, and addressing the stigma of addiction for those in recovery and their families.
Featured speakers at this conference include: Dr. Rachel Levine: PA Secretary of Health (remote presentation); PA Senator Gene Yaw; Barry Denk: Executive Director Center for Rural PA; Dr. Bradley Miller: Program Director, Family Medicine Residency UPMC Susquehanna; Amanda Cope, RN: Positive Recovery Solutions COO; Dr. Grace McGorrian: Clarion Family Therapy; Katie Musgrove: Director Narcotic Treatment Programs at Pyramid Health Care, Kate Baumgardner: Mercy Hospice Philadelphia, Alex Jennings: Aftercare Specialist Spirit Life, Joel Jakubowski: PA Adult and Teen Challenge, and Mike Krafick: CRS A-I-C Drug & Alcohol Commission.