Dr. Hendrée Jones, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and executive director of UNC Horizons, was an invited speaker on a panel for the 14th Annual Meeting of the National Association of Women Judges and the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues July 16, 2019 in Washington, D.C.

The title of the panel was “The Opioid Crisis and its Impact on Women and Children: The Dilemma for Judges.”

Jones is an internationally recognized expert in the development and examination of both behavioral and pharmacologic treatments for pregnant women and their children in risky life situations.

UNC Horizons is a comprehensive substance use disorder recovery and relapse prevention program, with a range of residential and outpatient services, including prenatal and OB-GYN care, psychiatric services, individual and group counseling and medication-assisted treatment for opioid dependence. Jones is recognized internationally.