Women & Addiction: Our Unique Risks
Rates of drug addiction and overdose deaths among women have skyrocketed.
This special program will address the unique factors that place women at risk and create obstacles to seeking treatment.
Featuring: Vickie Walters, LCSW-C
Executive Director of REACH Health Services
President-Elect of the Maryland Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (MATOD)
Wednesday, May 22 • 9:30 – 11:00 am
Suburban Country Club
7600 Park Heights Avenue
Free & open to the community. Seating is limited.
Reserve Your Seat!
Support for this program provided by The Joan G. Klein Fund for Substance Use Disorders
and by the Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation.
Vickie Walters’ award-winning work in the field of addictions has spanned more than 30 years. In addition to being Executive Director of REACH Health Services and President-Elect of the Maryland Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence, she currently serves as President of the Baltimore City Substance Abuse Directorate and is a member of the Behavioral Health System Baltimore’s Community Advocacy Committee, Baltimore City Health Department’s Neighborhood Relations Workgroup, and the Maryland Medicaid Advisory Board. Ms. Walters previously served on the Baltimore City Mayors Heroin Task Force, and in 2016 chaired the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence International Conference. In 2017, Ms. Walters received the prestigious Nyswander-Dole award given annually by the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence for “extraordinary work and service in the opioid treatment field.” She holds a Master’s degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work.