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Don't Miss the Rest of the Substance Use Disorders Webinar Series!

Posted Sep 12, 2017 by Franda Liu
Category: National

In the Alleviating Stigma, Treatment Strategies, Community Resources & Stories from the Front Lines presenters share their personal experiences and what they have learned by being involved on the front lines of addiction and treatment. This webinar series from the New England Region (NER) provides a professional perspective that combines research and/or evidence-based information along with personal experience to further understanding about topics that are timely relating the opioid health crisis. The remaining three (3) sessions are: 

  • Worcester Police Addiction Recovery (WPAR) Program
September 27, 2017 1-2PM
Officer Patricia Joy Cummings, Worcester, MA Police Department Crisis Intervention Team and WPAR Program
Rebecca Zwicker, WPAR Program Coordinator, Recovery Coach Supervisor
  • Harm Reduction, Medication Assisted Treatment, and Considering Comorbid Disorders When Deciding Treatment
October 5, 2017 1-2PM
Amy Harrington, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts
Medical Director for Acute Addiction Continuum, Community Healthlink, Worcester, MA
  • Individualized Treatment and Understanding the Non-pharmacologic Components that are Part of Recovery 
January 9, 2017 10-11AM
 Dr. Gerardo Gonzalez, MD, Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry and Associate Professor in Psychiatry, Medical Director, Washburn House, Worcester, MA
Lindsey Silva, RN, MSN, Director of Quality and Compliance, Washburn House, Worcester, MA  

          For more information and to register, visit https://nnlm.gov/classes/substance-use-disorders-webinar-series-alleviating-stigma-treatment-strategies-community

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