Webinar 11/17 – Protecting our Mental Health: Impact of Addiction

Webinar 11/17 – Protecting our Mental Health: Impact of Addiction

Category: Covid-19, Peer Support, Trainings, Webinars, Youth

Posted on November 17th, 2020

Protecting our Mental Health: Impact of Addiction

6:00 – 7:15 PM CDT
Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4501214574
Meeting ID: 450 121 4574
Passcode: BHWET

Speakers:
Howard L. Burley, Jr., MD
Chief Clinical Director
Tennessee Department of Mental Health
And Substance Abuse

Monty Burks, CPRS, Ph.D.
Director of Faith Based Initiatives
Tennessee Department of Health
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Learning objectives:
At the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to:

o Describe the reward pathway in the brain and how drugs and alcohol impact the reward pathway.
o Explain the fundamental changes in the brain with substance use.
o Describe the risk factors for substance use and abuse and the progression of addiction.
o Know what resources and tools are available for treatment and recovery assistance.
o Understand how to create collaborative pathways to resiliency, recovery and independence for patients living with substance use disorders.