WSOS 2018: A successful inaugural event!

Social Model Recovery Systems and the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) hosted the Western States Opioid Summit  on September 19-21, 2018 at the Anaheim Convention Center. We would like to express our gratitude for all the wonderful speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors who supported this conference.


Keynote Speaker: Danny Trejo

Keynote Speaker Jodi Barber, Judy Redman (Director of Education & Training, Social Model Recovery Systems), Bruce Boardman (CEO, Social Model Recovery Systems)

Miguel Palos (Board President, Social Model Recovery Systems)

Keynote Speakers: Mel Pohl, MD (Chief Medical Officer, Las Vegas Recovery Center) and Donald Kurth, MD, MBA, MPA, DFASAM (Medical Director, Social Model Recovery Systems)

Speaker Daniel Headrick, MD (Medical Director & Owner, Tres Vistas Recovery and Headrick Medical Center), Josie Herndon (Addiction Therapeutic Services), and Mike Schaub (Social Model Recovery Systems)

Social Model Recovery Systems Employees: John Catania, Kelsey Moncada, and Mack Tolle

Lauren Mathews (Social Model Recovery Systems), Melissa Morales (Social Model Recovery Systems), Tamara Jimenez (Orange County Recovery Collaboration), Danielle Kelley (Social Model Recovery Systems)

Pete Nielsen (CEO, CCAPP), Speaker Wesley Geer (Founder, CEO, Rock To Recovery), and Kristina Padilla (Education Director, CCAPP)

Social Model Recovery Systems Employees: Dina Cruz and Socorro Chacon

Social Model Recovery Systems Employees: Larissa Jones, Chris Abernathy, and Jimmy Byrne

Speakers Sergeant Gustavo Marroquin and Detective Mike Margolis (both of the Los Angeles Police Department), with Matt Bloesch (Fairfield Police Department), Judy Redman, and Officers Johnny Dodson and Rich Armond (both of the Long Beach Police Department)

Speaker Evan Fewsmith (Founder and President, Pacific Solstice), Rachel Hoover (Pacific Solstice), and Speaker Tom Buckley, CADC II, BSW (COO, Pacific Solstice)

Jim O'Connell (Former CEO, Social Model Recovery Systems), Kim O'Connell, and Speaker Mitch Cherness (Orange County Health Care Agency)