Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. will award the 2015 Women's Leadership Award to Hilary Jacobs, Senior Policy Advisor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, at its upcoming annual conference. Jacobs is being recognized for continued leadership in increasing the availability of medication-assisted treatment to women, specifically pregnant women, in Massachusetts.

Medication-assisted treatment is widely considered the gold standard in the treatment of heroin and other opioid addiction. Ms. Jacobs previously served as Director of the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services and served on the Governor's Task Force to combat the opioid crisis in the Commonwealth.

Who: Hilary Jacobs, Senior Policy Advisor at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health
What: 2015 Spectrum Health Systems, Inc. Women's Leadership Award
When: Friday, April 10, 2015 at 12:30pm
Where: The DoubleTree Hotel, 5400 Computer Drive, Westborough Massachusetts

In addition, the Celebrating Women in Recovery conference will feature keynote presentations by broadcaster and media strategist Laurie Dhue and family psychiatrist Judith Landau, developer of the ARISE intervention.

Registration is $249 per person and includes continental breakfast, lunch, a certificate and continuing education credits.  A new online registration tool supports various forms of electronic payment, including PayPal.

Click here to access the online conference registration page.