Revised June 2018
In June 2018, NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow was a featured speaker at Spotlight Health, the opening segment of the Aspen Ideas Festival -- the nation's premier public gathering place for inspiring leaders and experts from around the globe who present on various topics.
The title of Dr. Volkow’s presentation, Beyond Opioids: Shining Light on Less Visible Prescription Drug Epidemics, discussed stimulants, sedatives, tranquilizers, and sleep aids.
On June 22, Dr. Volkow also participated in a Facebook Live event about tackling addiction: https://www.facebook.com/AspenIdeas and was interviewed by Aspen Public Radio: Aspen Ideas Festival 2018: Shining Light on Less Visible Prescription Drug Epidemics
Flickr photos from the Aspen Ideas Festival: https://www.flickr.com/photos/60463478@N08/sets/72157696652360581.
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