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2nd Annual Opioid Conference: Serving Families Affected by Opioid Misuse

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Dr. Stephen Loyd, chief medical officer of Cedar Recovery, will address the complexity of treating opiate-dependency in the pregnant population at this free, two-day event May 2-3 at the FedEx Events Center at Shelby Farms Park. Registration is available at https://cenow.uthsc.edu/.

We will look at the role of genetics, trauma, and opportunity in the development of opiate addiction. Dr. Loyd and other speakers will discuss initiatives and support available for helping those with substance misuse as well as the eat/sleep/console concept implemented with neonatal abstinence syndrome. This event is hosted by the Advanced Nursing Education Workforce for Healthy Delta Moms and Babies in the UTHSC College of Nursing.