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Barry Schecter, Health Department, will speak at the American Association for Treatment of Opiate Disorders Conference planned for April 21-25 in Las Vegas. The conference will address treating adolescents and young adults suffering from addiction and is geared to new innovations in treating youth. He will present research on the benefits of medication-assisted treatment, and the role stigma plays in keeping people sick. Schecter will present a similar topic at the American Society of Addiction Medicine at the annual Med-Sci Conference, being held April 19-22 in Atlanta.