ADDICTION HEALTH SUMMIT 2019

June 6-8, 2019 | Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort

About AHS

The Addiction Health Summit is an annual two and a half day conference that brings together like-minded people from a variety of addiction arenas – physicians, professionals, policy makers, advocates, friends-of-recovery and people-in-recovery. Blending medical and professional education with real-world recovery experience and fellowship, our aim is to serve, unite and synergize, while enjoying our time together!

Event Details

Pre-conference Policy Day
Thursday, June 6  12pm – 5:30pm

2019 Addiction Health Summit
Friday, June 7 – Saturday, June 8

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort
14651 Chelonia Parkway | Orlando, Florida 32821

Continuing Education Credits

CME Approved, 13.5 Credits Available
The Florida Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

CEU Approved, 13.5 Credits Available
Continuing education credits are approved through the Florida Council for Community Mental Health. A maximum of 13.5 CEU credits can be earned.

In-Treatment Rate Information

Are you interested in attending the Addiction Health Summit but you need financial assistance? New this year, we are offering a reduced rate of $210 for any person who is currently in-treatment and would like to attend the conference.

If there are individuals who are in need of additional financial assistance, please fill out and return our scholarship form by May 1, 2019.

2019 Featured Speakers

David Aronberg, State Attorney

Featured Pre-conference Speaker

Dave Aronberg was elected State Attorney for the 15th Judicial Circuit in November 2012 and re-elected without opposition in 2016. He is a former Assistant Attorney General, White House Fellow and Florida Senator.

As State Attorney, Aronberg leads a team of 120 prosecutors and 220 professional staff in five offices throughout Palm Beach County. Aronberg’s leadership has led to a significant increase in conviction rates for both felonies and misdemeanors, a decrease in the number of juveniles direct filed into adult court, and a greatly improved working relationship with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.

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Al Johnson, Chief Assistant State Attorney

Featured Pre-conference Speaker

Alan S. Johnson currently serves as Chief Assistant State Attorney for the 15th Judicial Circuit, a position he previously held from 2005 – 2009.  He returned to the State Attorney’s Office in 2013 after serving three years as Executive Director of the newly established Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics. As an Assistant State Attorney for 25 years, Mr. Johnson has prosecuted numerous high profile felony cases. In 2016, Mr. Johnson was asked to lead the State Attorney’s Sober Homes Task Force, established by the Florida Legislature, to conduct a study aimed to strengthen investigation and prosecution of criminal and regulatory violations within the substance abuse treatment industry.

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Marla D. Golden, D.O., FACEP

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Marla Golden is an Osteopathic Physician in Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) in 1988 and completed an Emergency Medicine residency at the University of Florida Health Science Center in Jacksonville, Florida in 1992. She is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Golden practiced Emergency Medicine for a number of years before transitioning into Pain Medicine in the year 2000.

She has had a solo integrative Pain Medicine practice for 19 years and has been working with patients with substance and behavioral use disorders for the last 10 years. Her practice is centered on an understanding of the key role of the Connective Tissue System in the maintenance of health or disease.

During that time she co-founded and co-authored The Neuroplastic Transformation Program and Workbook. It is a program designed to help patients and providers understand that neuroplastic change is the underlying basis for disease progression as well as treatment. It is an interactive program that teaches patients self directed, portable, efficacious ways to counteract and overcome their pain.

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Mary Deitch, JD, Psy.D 

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Deitch is the President of SASH (Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health) and owner/operator of Deitch Therapy and Consulting, LLC in Woodlyn, PA.  Deitch Therapy and Consulting is an outpatient center for the treatment and assessment of problematic sexual behaviors and boundary violations as well as consultation and education for providers. Dr. Deitch specializes in working with problematic sexual behaviors including offending behaviors, schema focused therapy, relapse prevention, assessment and trauma. Dr. Deitch has presented nationally and internationally on the treatment of problematic sexual behaviors, assessment of physicians, vicarious trauma, and offending behaviors. She is the former Program Director for the Keystone Center Extended Care Unit, a residential program dedicated to the treatment of those struggling with sexual addiction.

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Pricing & Registration

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2019 Sponsorship Opportunities Available

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2019 Registration is now open! Visit our Pricing & Registration page for more information and to register for this year’s conference.

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