2019 Merrimack Valley Substance Use Disorder Symposium

The GLHA is proud to support the 2019 Merrimack Valley Substance Use Disorder Symposium.  Due to the overwhelming positive response to last year’s event, the members of the Planning Committee have decided to commit to making this an annual event.

This year the Symposium will take place on Friday, December 6, 2019, 8AM-3pm, at the Westford Regency Inn and Conference Center, 219 Littleton Rd, Westford, MA 01886.

REGISTER TO ATTEND – DECEMBER 6TH – This is a FREE EVENT / Registration is required.  View flyer and tentative agenda

We are extremely grateful to our sponsors for their contributions to this important event and for helping to keep this event FREE for ALL!

Thank you CVS, The Raymond and Esclaire Gosselin Foundation and Circle Health!   

If you would like to SPONSOR this event, please contact Kerrie D’Entremont, Executive Director for the GLHA, fiscal sponsor of this event.  (Checks can be mailed to; GLHA, 295 Varnum Ave. Lowell, MA – Please note “MVSUDS” on the check)

If you would like to be a VENDOR at this event please fill out the VENDOR Application Form or contact Maria Ruggiero for more information.

If your agency or program would like to be included in the “Merrimack Valley Substance Use Disorder Resource Guide”, please fill out the Resource Guide Application(See last year’s Resource Guide 2018) 

Special ‘THANK YOU’ to the members of the 2019 Symposium Planning Committee and the supporting agencies they represent.  Truly a collaborate effort!

Mike Hall, Chair
Boston Medical Center

Amanda Clermont
Greater Lowell Health Alliance

Kerrie D’Entremont
Greater Lowell Health Alliance

Mike Higgins
Billerica Substance Abuse Prevention

Dan Howell
Lowell Community Health Center

Chandini Paul
Greater Lowell Health Alliance

Ray Peachey
Westford Health Department

Jon Kelley
Trinity EMS

Casey León
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Maria Lucci
Lowell House Addiction Treatment and

Maria Ruggiero
Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition (SAPC) /Tewksbury Police Dept.

Samantha Reif
Wilmington Police Department

And a Special Thank You to those who volunteered their time to support the cause!

Anushka Bhat