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: 201 Tallapoosa Street

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Are you a medical or behavioral health provider, social worker, or health advocate in Alabama or the U.S. South? Join hundreds of your colleagues as we examine Health Equity and Social Justice in the Deep South at the 3rd annual Breaking Barriers Summit. Get the latest insights about establishing and maintaining healthy communities. Sessions will include:*
• Health Disparities in the Deep South: Factors & Fixes
• HIV/AIDS in the South: Addressing Social Issues Affecting Care
• LGBT Youth: Lessons in Cultural Humility
• Update on Antiretroviral Therapy
• Health Literacy: Improving Treatment Adherence through Better Provider-Client Communication
• The Essentials of Advocacy: Becoming an Effective Voice for Support and Change
• Making a Difference: PrEP, PEP, & U=U
• Mental Health First Aid for Clients & Care Providers
• Faith & Wellness: Integrating Health & HIV Education into Communities of Faith
• Social Determinants of Women's Health
• Social Justice & Medical Care
• Health Equity in Rural Communities: Overcoming Barriers to Care
• Integrating Behavioral Health & Medical Care

(*Subject to change.) Additional sessions will be added. Social workers, counselors, and nurses can earn 12.5 contact hours.

Key Note: Michael Saag, MD, researcher and author of "Positive: One Doctor's Personal Encounters with Death, Life, and the US Healthcare System".

Advance registration required. Visit http://maoi.org/get-educated/breaking-barriers-summit/. Early Bird rates available through 12/14/18. Full conference, single day, and no credit rates available. Discounted hotel rates also available.

Lead Event Sponsors: Medical Advocacy & Outreach, Alabama AIDS Education Training Center (Alabama AETC), MERCK, and more.

Event Contacts:
Registration - Lydia Pickett, Strategic Projects Manager - show contact info , show contact info
Sponsorship & Exhibitor Opportunities - Doug McCloud, Fundraising Specialist - show contact info , show contact info
Public Relations and Media - Thomas Stephens, Media Relations Specialist - show contact info , show contact info
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