FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Theresa Hennessey Barcy
SYMETRIA RECOVERY® CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER ABID K. NAZEER, M.D. TO PRESENT AT HAYMARKET CENTER’S
25TH ANNUAL SUMMER INSTITUTE ON ADDICTIONS
CHICAGO, Wednesday, July 31, 2019 – Symetria Recovery® announced today its participation in Haymarket Center’s 25th Annual Summer Institute on Addictions. The three-day conference will take place from Wednesday, July 31 through Friday, August 2 at the Illinois Institute of Technology – Hermann Hall.
Abid K. Nazeer, M.D., Symetria Recovery’s chief medical officer, will present on the topic of “Patient Centered Comprehensive Treatment and Recovery Programs in the Wake of the Opioid Fentanyl Emergence.” His 1.5 hour session will take place on Friday, August 2, beginning at 2:45 p.m.
Dr. Nazeer will discuss how the emergence of fentanyl is challenging Opioid Use Disorder treatment. He will share successful protocols and new best practices for providers of Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) that can help tackle this escalating problem, while simultaneously addressing the specific needs of patients.
Founded in 1975 by the late Monsignor Ignatius McDermott and Dr. James West, Haymarket Center is the largest not-for-profit, community-based adult detoxification, residential and outpatient substance use disorders treatment facility in Chicago. Its annual series of workshops and seminars brings together more than 400 experts in the addiction field for educational sessions on topics including dual diagnosis treatment, evidenced-based practices, MAT, and new dangers associated with synthetic drugs.
For more information on the Haymarket Center’s 25th Annual Summer Institute on Addictions,
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Symetria Recovery® is an innovative network of outpatient opioid dependency treatment centers passionately committed to providing evidence-based treatment that addresses the whole person, not just the addictive behavior. Its unique approach to opioid dependency is known as The Symetria Method®, and combines medication, psychiatry and meaningful behavioral changes to reduce the risk of relapse and give patients results they can sustain.
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