Get Trained to Treat Opioid Addictions with Medication-Assisted Treatment Workshop

With the opioid epidemic raging across North Carolina, delivering frontline addiction management can make a vital difference for patients, families, and communities. The NCAFP is excited to announce that as part of its upcoming 2018 Winter Family Physicians Weekend, physicians can complete 4 of the 8 required hours to prescribe suboxone by attending the Medication-Assisted Treatment Workshop: Providers Clinical Support System: Buprenorphine Office‐Based Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders – The “Half and Half” Course. This workshop, sponsored in part by an unrestricted educational donation from United HealthCare, will be held on Fri. Nov. 30th from 3:15 pm to 7:15 pm, and is being led by Drs. Blake Fagan and Michael Newberry. There is a $30 registration fee to attend (limited to 60). For more information on this terrific workshop and several others being offered throughout the weekend, visit our conference site at If you have already registered for the conference and you would like to add this MAT workshop opportunity to your registration, simply contact Kathryn Atkinson ( at your earliest convenience.

A full schedule of the conference’s events, invited speakers, workshop and seminar descriptions, research poster information, social activities, online registration, hotel reservations information, and much more is available at Keep in mind, the Early Bird Rate for Members ends on Sunday, October 7th.