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Event Phone: 484-651-5654


  • 1-Day Event
    December 7, 2018
    8:45 am - 4:00 pm

The Opioid Epidemic has impacted many lives, with over 2.1 million people suffering from an opioid use disorder and 116 deaths every day from opioid-related overdoses in 2016. Join Caron Treatment Centers and WellSpan/Philhaven for this informative workshop to learn more about what clinicians should know about the opioid-addicted patient and the evidence-based approaches to treating these individuals.

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