Fourth Annual Addiction Lectureship at Johns Hopkins
The Innovators Fourth Annual Addiction Lectureship was held on November 8, 2006, 5:00-6:30pm in Turner Auditorium at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Mark W. Parrino, MPA (2003 Innovator Award Recipient) gave the keynote address on "Opioid Addiction Treatment in the Criminal Justice System." Mr. Parrino is Founder and President of the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, located in New York City.
Commentaries were provided by the Honorable Karen Freeman-Wilson who presented "Drug Court Perspective on Providing Access to Treatment," and Chief Timothy P. Ryan presented "Corrections Perspective: Value of Providing Treatment." A panel discussion on "Innovative Treatment Models in the Criminal Justice System" concluded the program.
A comprehensive summary of the symposium has been published in the December issue of Perspectives, the monthly news journal of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. Click here to access the summary.
The recorded lecture is available at the following link: http://www.fednet.net/asx/CPF/jhmi/jhmi110806.asx
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