National Addictions Solutions Summit 2/28/24

National Addictions Solutions Summit
Wednesday, 02/28/2024-, 08:30 am-04:30 pm
Riverside Hotel Fort Lauderdale
620 East Las Olas Blvd,
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301
Cost: Free

United Way of Broward County’s Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention will host the inaugural National Addictions Solutions Summit on Wednesday, February 28th at the Riverside Hotel Fort Lauderdale.

Attendees at this free event will learn and discuss what the cost of a preventable overdose is and the solution for new prevention and innovative strategies.

The keynote speaker for the event will be Van Ingram, Executive Director for the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, and the event will be moderated by Dr. Stephen Loyd, Chief Medical Officer of Tennessee-based Cedar Recovery, who has been in recovery since 2004. Loyd is the inspiration behind Michael Keaton’s character in the Emmy Award-winning series “Dopesick.”

Panel topics will include:
Data Sharing Systems
Evidence-Based Responses
Novel and Promising Strategies
Prevention Strategies
Importance of Creating Positive Public Private Partnerships Q&A

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Sponsors for the event include HCA Florida Healthcare, Children’s Services Council of Broward County, Fifth Street Counseling Center IV, and Scandia Wellness Systems.

United Way of Broward County’s Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention is a broad-based substance misuse prevention and mental health promotion coalition dedicated to reducing negative consequences on individuals, families, and communities.

Wednesday, February 28th
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)

Riverside Hotel Fort Lauderdale (Ballroom 1 & 2)
620 E Las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

DETAILS: To register, please visit