Addiction Policy & Practice Summer Program
Hosted by the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Georgetown University. The Addiction Policy & Practice Summer Program brings together leading practitioners, policymakers, advocates, journalists, and academics to explore various aspects of drug law and policy. Speakers will set the stage for an examination of a range of topics, from adverse childhood experiences and substance use disorders, to international development and supply reduction strategies.
Participants will learn from practitioners and academics to develop a foundation for better, more effective, and evidence-based drug policy. Topics covered will include:
- Evolving Approaches to Preventing Substance Use Disorder in the U.S.
- International Approaches to Drug Policy, including Legalization & Commercialization
- International Development & Supply Reduction Efforts
Treating Addiction & Promoting Recovery
- Treatment Modalities & Measuring Outcomes
- Ethics & U.S. Approaches to Addiction Treatment
- Criminal Law & Addiction
- Funding Addiction Treatment & Recovery Supports
- Racial, Gender, and Equity in Addiction Treatment and Recovery
Future of Addiction and the Law
- Litigation & Addiction Treatment & Harm Reduction Services
- Toward a New Approach to Addiction in the U.S.
A more detailed agenda and registration to follow in February.