Awareness and Prevention.
Speaker Dr. Joe Mancini is trying to change this statistic through his interactive and educational presentations. His warm and approachable manner combined with decades of experience has saved lives. Audiences are focused and engaged as he breaks down the complex issues with real practical solutions.
Dr. Mancini is an essential part of any drug and alcohol policy. His practical tools help prevent problems before they happen by changing the culture and conversation around drugs.
“We find ourselves in the worst epidemic in United States history. Sudden, accidental death from heroin has quadrupled since 1999. Prescriptions for pain medication (often known as narcotics) have quadrupled since 1999. This is not a coincidence.”
Audience Will Learn:
- Need-to-Know Addiction Facts
- How to Enjoy Social Drinking Without Addiction
- Safe, Responsible Use of Prescription Drugs
- Pain Relief vs Addiction
- Need-to-Know Facts About Heroin & Fentanyl
- Women & Addiction: Special Considerations
- How to Recognize Warning Signs
- What to Do If You or a Friend Need Help
ABOUT THE AUTHOR & SPEAKER
Dr. Joe Mancini
A board-certified family physician trained in addiction medicine, Dr. Mancini has devoted himself to fighting the opioid epidemic and helping addicted people and their families. Mancini served as the Chief of Family Practice at Rochester General Hospital and was a Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Rochester.
Mancini is on a mission to teach the public about the dangers of addiction and frequently speaks at colleges and organizations across the country. His latest book, Heroin Death: How to Stop the Opioid Crisis has received numerous accolades and can be found on Amazon.