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We Are Better Together                                                                                                                                                               

Integrating Multidisciplinary Strategies 


Friday, May 8, 2020
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Governors State University
University Park, IL
College of Health and Human Services


Given the significant impact of substance abuse on society, there is an urgent need for health and human service professionals to improve treatment outcomes in various settings. This groundbreaking symposium will bring together national experts, regional thought leaders, and committed health and human service practitioners to explore methods that will strengthen communities and save lives.

Keynote Speakers

  • Captain Jeffrey Cody, Ph. D., is a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Public Health Service overseeing Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin and a board certified clinical psychologist. He has demonstrated experience in policy development, strategic planning, implementation and operations of behavioral health systems.
  • Seth Eisenberg, M.D., is a leading compassionate psychiatrist, lead trainer and technical consultant for behavioral health care integration in primary care for the Georgia Primary Care Association. He is also a professor of Addiction Medicine for the Gateway psychiatry residency program.

We hope you will join us for this exciting event to:

  • Recognize substance use trends and the impact of substance abuse on the delivery of health and human services.
  • Describe interdisciplinary, person-centered strategies for substance use identification, prevention, intervention, and recovery.
  • Discover ways for health and human service professionals to collaborate with each other and to better communicate with individuals, families, and communities. 


Addictions Counselors, Mental Health Counselors, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, Public Health Practitioners, Social Workers, Educators, Criminal Justice Professionals. 


Register early. Seating will be limited.

Early Bird Rate $50 – Deadline April 3, 2020
Regular Rate $75 – Deadline April 4 – May 1, 2020

CEUs applied for
Continental Breakfast and Lunch included 

For more information, please contact or 708-534-4910.

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