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Substance Use Disorder Summit

Columbia Pacific CCO Substance Use Disorder Summit
Oct. 9-10, 2023 in Seaside

We’re excited to announce the return of our community Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Summit. It’s a chance to come together, learn from each other, and identify opportunities to support people struggling with SUD. Please join us at the Substance Use Disorder Summit, Oct. 9-10 at the Seaside Civic & Convention Center.

Like our four pre-pandemic summits, the fall 2023 event brings together clinical experts and community members who deal with the repercussions of substance use.

New 2023 focus

Presentations and breakout sessions will cover:

  • Harm reduction
  • Substance use disorder in emergency departments
  • Youth and substance use
  • Peers

Registration, cost and hours

Summit hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9 and 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 10


  • $45 general admission (covers two days)
  • $150 with CME
  • Limited scholarships available; details to come

2023 SUD Summit Agenda

Questions? Contact Rachel Paczkowski at

Who’s invited

The summit is an opportunity for the broad community to intersect and interact. It’s designed for:  

  • Physicians and other medical providers 
  • Pharmacists 
  • Behavioral health clinicians 
  • Educators 
  • Law enforcement 
  • Elected officials 
  • Organizational leadership 
  • EMS personnel 
  • Parents 
  • Anyone interested in learning more about SUD 
  • Anyone interested in the health and future of Clatsop, Columbia and Tillamook counties 

Vision statement 

Develop a local trauma-informed network that ensures timely and equitable access, reduces stigma, and promotes extensive cross-organizational coordination with a community of long-term recovery support for all substance use disorders.

Come back after the summit to download the 2023 materials.