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WCS 2023
The Premier Educational Event for Addiction Treatment & Behavioral Health Experts
June 1–3, 2023 | Palm Springs, CA

When it comes to treating addiction, we’re stronger together. Join our community of industry leaders and mental health professionals, as we return to Palm Springs, CA in June 2023.

At the West Coast Symposium, you’ll find yourself among like-minded professionals, learning and addressing the significant challenges we must overcome—together. Join us as we rise above the challenges, reverse the numbers, and celebrate recovery. 

Looking for an opportunity to engage in premier educational sessions and networking opportunities in 2022? Join us at one of the other Symposia on Addictive Disorders:

East Coast Symposium - Baltimore, MD - August 19-21, 2022

Cape Cod Symposium - Hyannis, MA - September 8-11, 2022

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Highlights from 2022

Unite together to discuss new treatment strategies, connect and engage with national and influential leaders, and take away critical knowledge to address the significant changes in addiction treatment.

Nationally Recognized Speakers
Educational Sessions
CME/CE Credits
Who Should Attend?

West Coast 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
Featured Faculty

View Keynote Speakers from 2022

Mandy Baker, MS, LCDC
Chief Clinical Officer, BRC Healthcare
Thomas Buckley, CADCC III
Executive Director, Aspire Counseling Services - Arroyo Grande
Gerard Fernando, MD
Medical Director of Addiction Services, Psychiatric Wellness Center
Judith L. Landau, MD, DPM, LMFT, CFLE, CIP, CAI, CRS
Founder & President of Linking Human Systems, LLC & LINC Foundation
James Peck, PsyD
Senior Clinical Trainer, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs (ISAP)
Michael Verbora, MD, MBA
Medical Director, Field Trip