142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Vice President for Addictions, National Council for Behavioral Health

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Sunday, November 16, 2014

Becky Vaughn, MSEd , State Associations of Addiction Services, SAAS, Washington, DC

Learning Areas:

Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Identify public health priorities for alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs use/abuse. Describe recent challenges and controversies about alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs use/abuse.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I currently serve as Vice President of Addictions at the National Council for Behavioral Health, and was formerly CEO of the State Associations of Addiction Services and CEO of the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse. I have an extensive background in advocacy for addiction services, including substance abuse parity in the Accountable Care Act. I am well prepared to speak about the current status and future direction of addiction policy at state and federal levels.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.