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RMS 2023
The Premier Educational Event for Addiction Treatment & Behavioral Health Experts
Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2023 | Denver, CO

When it comes to treating addiction, we’re stronger together. Previously known as NCAD West, the Rocky Mountain Symposium is returning to Denver this September; new name, same great meeting. The field of addiction treatment is ever-changing, and we're dedicated to bringing you the best possible education, led by national experts. At the Rocky Mountain Symposium, you’ll find yourself among like-minded peers, learning the latest, most effective strategies for addiction treatment and behavioral health, and addressing the significant challenges we must overcome.

Join us as we rise above the challenges, reverse the numbers, and recover together. Registration is open! Reserve your spot today while rates are low.

Conference Attendee
2022 Highlights

For 3 days, come together to discuss patient care strategies, connect and engage with national and influential leaders, and take away critical knowledge to address the significant changes in addiction treatment.

National Expert Speakers
Educational Sessions
CME/CE Credits
Who Should Attend?

The Rocky Mountain Symposium is designed and accredited for professionals in the fields of addiction and behavioral health:

Social Workers
Advanced Practice Nurses
Physician Assistants
Primary Care Physicians
Others with Cause Commitment
Past Featured Faculty

See keynote speakers from 2022:

Mel Pohl, MD, DFASAM
Senior Medical Consultant, Pain Recovery Program at The Pointe Malibu Recovery Center
Mary R. Woods, MSHS, LADC LCS, BC-RN
Licensed Registered Nurse & Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor
Les Aria, PhD
Pain Psychologist, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group
Lead Pain Psychologist, Kaiser Northern California
Michael F. Barnes, PhD, LAC, LPC
Chief Clinical Officer, Foundry Treatment Center
Terra Holbrook, LCSW, CADC, CSAT
Speaker, Educator & Facilitator
Co-Founder, Family Recovery Center
Founder, Seaglass Intensives and Consulting, Inc.
Deni Carise, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer, Recovery Centers of America
Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Great connections for sources to treat a very specialized population of patients. Our community will benefit greatly from what we are now able to bring back."

Advanced Practice Nurse

This conference has been an amazing combination of inspiration and practicality—so applicable to my actual practice."

Department of Health & Human Services