NBA’s Chris Herren Speaks at SUD Conference

CHris Herren addiction
CHris Herren addiction

Plus: NAADAC webinar on 117th Congress and job opportunities at Atrium Health and Northwell Health

By Angela Zhou

New & Next: Conferences and Webinars

“Changing the Conversation on Substance Use,” with former NBA star Chris Herren
The Community Fund of Darien is hosting a virtual program, “Changing the Conversation on Substance,” featuring Chris Herren, a celebrated former NBA star and wellness advocate, on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. EST. Herren will talk about his journey from addiction to sobriety and address topics like gateway drugs, prescription drug use, vaping, the impact of COVID-19 and prevention. The program will end with live questions and is free. Registration is required.

NAADAC Webinar
As a new session of representatives, senators and presidential administration take office, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) will host a webinar, “117th Congress: What You Need to Know,” as part of its free webinar series on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 3 p.m. EST. The webinar will earn NAADAC members 1 free continuing education (CE) hour. Nonmembers can pay for the 1 CE. Registration is now open.

New & Next: Job Opportunities

Atrium Health
North Carolina’s Atrium Health has various openings in its network of facilities, including in addiction services, rehabilitation centers and behavioral health centers.

Northwell Health
New York’s Northwell Health is looking for people to join its physician partners team, with openings including addiction medicine physician and rehabilitation services aide.