When: September 9 - 11, 2021
Location: The ARCH Symposium will be hosted virtually using a Virtual Event Platform which utilizes a conference app/browser to allow attendees to connect with presenters, network with other participants, participate in interactive polling that provides real time results, and watch each presentation live.

Overview and Background

This year's Addiction Research & Clinical Health Symposium aims to identify, discuss, and review information and strategies that promote evidence-based integrated addiction services. The emphasis of the Symposium is on social-justice and equity-based addiction services across the care spectrum.

Current confirmed topics include:

  • Criminal Justice-Involved Women and Substance Use Disorders
  • Sex Addiction
  • Legal & Ethical Issues in Addiction Care
  • Advances in Addiction Care & Harm Reduction
  • Marijuana Use and Chronic Pain
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • HIV and Substance Use Disorders
  • Culturally-Informed Addiction Care and more to come!

Confirmed Speakers

Who Should Participate

This event is beneficial for anyone interested in the field of addiction and addiction care, including Students, Family Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Pharmacists, Health Educators, Psychologists, Counselors, Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Social Workers, and Other care providers.

Continuing Education Units (CEU Hours)

We have partnered with Northwest AHEC to provide a number of continuing education credits across a number of professions, the continuing education to be offered will include contact hours, Psychology Category A for NC Psychologists, NBCC, and NASW-NC. We anticipate being able to offer up to 19 credit hours for the full event. This information will continue to be updated, please check back for more details in the coming weeks.