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Rx Summit: ‘A powerful four days’

Rx Summit: ‘A powerful four days’

ATLANTA (April 26, 2019) — A record number of more than 3,500 of the nation’s top researchers, law enforcement officials, advocates and policy-makers convened for the 8th Annual Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, which ended yesterday in Atlanta. “The level of...

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Health, science take center stage at Rx Summit

Health, science take center stage at Rx Summit

ATLANTA (April 24, 2019) — Top health and science officials addressed the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit yesterday with an update from their announcement at last year’s summit on $500 million per year in funding for the opioid crisis. Dr. Francis S. Collins,...

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President, First Lady address Rx Summit

President, First Lady address Rx Summit

ATLANTA — President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump addressed attendees of the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit on April 24, 2019. “I am honored to join the thousands of leaders here for the 2019 Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit,” President Trump said....

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John Eadie receives Hal Rogers Beacon of Hope Award

John Eadie receives Hal Rogers Beacon of Hope Award

ATLANTA (April 23, 2019) — The Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit named John L. Eadie as the recipient of the second annual Congressman Hal Rogers Beacon of Hope Award. The award is named for Hal Rogers, U.S. Congressman, Kentucky’s 5th Congressional District, the...

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Rx Summit opens with record attendance

Rx Summit opens with record attendance

ATLANTA — The Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit opened its eighth annual conference yesterday with a record attendance of more than 3,500 people in Atlanta. Opening session speakers April 22, 2019, focused on collaboration from a variety of professions and signs that...

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President, First Lady to speak at Rx Summit

President, First Lady to speak at Rx Summit

ATLANTA, GA (April 16, 2019) – President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have accepted an invitation from Congressman Hal Rogers and Operation UNITE to join them at the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta on Wednesday, April 24. The annual Rx Drug...

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RESTORE to help courts address opioid crisis

RESTORE to help courts address opioid crisis

FRANKFORT — A new initiative to help Kentucky’s court system better address the state’s opioid epidemic was announced Thursday, April 11, 2019, by the Kentucky Court of Justice. RESTORE (Responsive Education to Support Treatment in Opioid Recovery Efforts) is a...

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