2024 Mississippi Opioid Summit

Mississippi Opioid Summit

Friday, April 5, 2024

Oxford Conference Center
102 Ed Perry Blvd.
Oxford, MS 38655

8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

This is a free event.

Deadline to register is March 30, 2024.

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Hosted by the Baptist Memorial Health Care Center of Excellence in Addiction Medicine and MississippiCare

Working to end the opioid crisis

Please join us for this important one-day summit to address Mississippi’s ongoing opioid addiction crisis and its impact on public health, and learn information on recent advancements for treating opioid addiction.

Choose your track

Select from three focused learning tracks:

Clinical Track: A multidisciplinary track for health care professionals focusing on the emerging threats related to substance use disorder and challenges in the drug supply.

Law Enforcement Track: Strike Force training for local law enforcement to help achieve the overall mission to disrupt and dismantle drug trafficking and money laundering organizations, reduce the illegal drug supply in the United States, seize assets and bring criminals to justice.

Prevention and Recovery Track: Sessions designed to equip educators, administrators, and stakeholders with the information and tools necessary to navigate challenges and promote resilience. This learning objective focuses on effective prevention and recovery strategies tailored to the North Mississippi area.

Please visit this website often for updates on the summit’s agenda and scheduled presenters.


  • Recognize and understand the role of health care providers in supporting individuals who use drugs.
  • Identify stigma reduction, harm reduction principles and patient-centered approaches to care.
  • Demonstrate enhanced skills in building trust, providing non-judgmental care and engaging in collaborative decision-making with patients who use drugs, thereby improving health outcomes and promoting access to health care services for this population.


Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, law enforcement, social services.


It is the policy of Baptist Memorial Health Care (BMHC) to promote balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all educational activities; to require disclosure of all financial relationships with ineligible companies from individuals in control of educational content; to identify and mitigate relevant financial relationships; and to disclose relevant relationships, or lack thereof, to the audience prior to the CE activity. Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.


Baptist Memorial Health Care (BMHC) is accredited by the Mississippi State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. BMHC designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


There is no charge to attend this educational activity.

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Funding Statement

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $3,000,000 with 5% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.