Wednesday, September 19, 2012
GCASA Executive Director Invited to Synthetic Drug Summit
GCASA Executive Director John Bennett was selected to attend the Synthetic Drug Summit. The NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) is hosting the first statewide synthetic drug summit in Albany today. Experts from across New York will be on hand to report on issues facing treatment clinics. OASAS Medical Director Steven Kipnis is scheduled to open the summit with an overview of the effects and consequences followed by drug testing, legal issues and program oversight, testing and treatment. The summit will close with recommendations and action steps.