Genesis Provides Free Symposium on Substance Use Disorders - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio

Published on October 24, 2014

Genesis Provides Free Symposium on Substance Use Disorders

Zanesville, OH (Oct. 24, 2014) – Genesis HealthCare System is sponsoring a symposium called “Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Persons with Substance Use Disorders.” The symposium will be Thursday, Nov. 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at North Terrace Church of Christ in Zanesville. Doors open at 5 p.m. for a reception and the opportunity to visit with vendors.

The symposium features Geneva Sanford, MSW, LSW, LICDC-CS, substance abuse coordinator, Trauma Services at Grant Medical Center in Columbus. She’ll discuss the pervasiveness of alcohol and drug use and the variety of interventions and treatments to address substance use disorders. Sanford will also talk about ethical principles and issues impacting treatment and decision-making.

The symposium is free and open to the public, and educational credits are available. To register, call Genesis Education Services at (740) 586-6535. Registrations are requested by Friday, Oct. 31. For more information, visit our website at and click on “Ethics Symposium” on the home page.

About Genesis HealthCare System

Genesis is an integrated healthcare delivery system based in Southeastern Ohio. The system includes Genesis Hospital, a not-for-profit hospital in Zanesville; centers of excellence including Respiratory, Women’s & Children’s, Emergency & Trauma, Cancer Services; Neurosciences & Orthopedics; Center of Surgical Excellence; the Heart and Vascular Institute, an extensive network of more than 300 physicians; and multiple outpatient care centers throughout the region. Affiliates of Genesis include Northside Pharmacies, Northside Oxygen & Medical Equipment Company, Genesis Community Ambulance Service, Genesis Children’s Center and more. Better Begins Here.

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