42nd Annual Governor's Conference on Substance Abuse

  • 730 3rd Street | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Dates: April 16, 2019 - April 17, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Hy-Vee Hall / Community Choice Credit Union
  • Phone: (800) 262-0015
  • Start/End Time: 7:30 AM to 4:45 PM
  • Event Times: April 16 - 17
  • Overview

    The Governor's Conference on Substance Abuse is entering into its 42nd year and will take place on April 16th and 17th, 2019 at the Veteran's Memorial- Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. The goal of this conference is to establish a meaningful dialogue among health professionals by focusing on present day topics, best practices, and strategies for addressing barriers faced by behavioral health professions. This event provides annual education to behavioral health professionals as well as professions in related fields, e.g. child welfare, criminal/juvenile justice, education, health care, tobacco use prevention. This event is a collaborative effort between the Iowa Department of Public Health, community service organizations and stakeholders who are committed to the educational advancement of professionals working in the addictions field.