This program is intended for those individuals working in the Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Fields
Presented by Bernie Lucas, M.Ed.
Methamphetamine has been a problematic substance in the Western United States for more than a decade. Today, many Eastern and Mid-Atlantic states are reporting significant increases in use, treatment, hospital incidents, arrests, etc. This workshop is designed to:
Participants can expect to learn the following:
Participants will gain insights into the working of the normal brain, how addiction alters brain functions and the resulting behavior that manifests itself as addiction behavior
Participants will be able to describe an overview of the addiction process as it relates to addiction treatment.
Participants will possess a working vocabulary related to basic brain functions
Participants will be better able to distinguish addiction-based behavior requiring treatment.