Trauma, Chemical Use and Addiction

03/16/2010 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
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Dawn Farm

TITLE: "Trauma, Chemical Use and Addiction"
DATE/TIME: March 16, 2010; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

PRESENTER: Dr. Tana Bridge, Ph.D., LMSW; Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Eastern Michigan University.

DESCRIPTION: The latest research highlights the relationship between chemical use, addition and trauma. This presentation 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.

COST/REGISTRATION/CE: 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.

SPONSOR: The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.

CONTACT INFORMATION: For information, please contact Matt Statman, Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or, or see LOCATION: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.

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