9800 Westover Hills Blvd. San Antonio Texas 78251

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June 2-4, 2024 in San Antonio Texas

Theme: Thriving in Recovery: Creating a Continuum for Healthy, Safe and Prosperous Communities

  • Pre-conference sessions $35/ea
  • Symposium $75 2 full days of CE
  • Submit for Abstract 

The 2024 NAS Symposium promises to provide engaging opportunities to exchange ideas and information to support families recovering from substance use disorder recovering and growing and moving forward in their everyday lives. We hope you will attend and take advantage of all the symposium will offer. This year’s theme is Thriving in Recovery: Creating a Continuum for Healthy, Safe, and Prosperous Communities.

Together, recovering families and healthcare professionals will share knowledge and explore ways to support a thriving lifestyle continuum consisting of health, safety, and economic stability for families recovering from substance use disorder.

What to expect:

1. Expanded education about reducing stigma surrounding substance use during pregnancy.

2. Increased awareness of the relationship between abrupt discontinuation of substances and maternal relapse, overdose, withdrawal, and fetal distress. 

3. Community resources for pregnant women in Texas.

4. Learn to use culturally congruent approaches and the latest evidence based practices relating to NAS to improve connections with families and their communities. 

5. Continuing education will be provided for nurses, physicians, psychologists, social workers, licensed chemical dependency counselors, licensed professional counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists, and peer support providers.

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