Trauma and Chemical Use and Addiction

Date/Time: 
01/31/2012 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location
Address: 

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive

City: 
Ypsilanti
Postal Code: 
48197
Country: 
USA
Sponsoring Agency: 
Dawn Farm
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Jess Antanaitis
Contact Email: 
jessa@med.umich.edu
Description: 

"Trauma and Chemical Use and Addiction" will be presented on by Dr. Tana Bridge, Ph.D., LMSW; MSW Program Director, School of Social Work, Eastern Michigan University. Current research highlights the relationship between chemical use, addiction and trauma. This presentation by an award-winning trauma expert will review events involved with trauma exposure, trauma specific symptomology, the impact trauma has on the brain and on coping and subsequent substance use, and how to aid individuals struggling with trauma and addiction.

This program is part of the FREE, annual Dawn Farm Education Series. All programs are free and open to anyone interested. Registration is not required. 1.5 hours of free C.E. approved by MCBAP (Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals) is offered for each workshop. A certificate to document attendance is provided on request. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.

For information, please contact Matt Statman, LLMSW, CADC, Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org.

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