Trauma and Chemical Use and Addiction

03/24/2009 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
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United Kingdom
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Dawn Farm Education Series

"Trauma and Chemical Use and Addiction" will be presented on March 24, 2009; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Dr. Tana Bridge, Ph.D., LMSW; Associate Professor, School of Social Work, Eastern Michigan University.

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.

This workshop is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. All programs in this series are free and open to anyone interested in attending. 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 734-485-8725,, or see

Dr. Tana Bridge , Ph.D., LMSW, is a Licensed Masters Social Worker in both clinical and macro practice. Currently she is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Eastern Michigan University. She teaches classes in theory, research, practice, loss, grief, and trauma. She received her Master’s degree from the University of Michigan and her doctorate from Wayne State University. She is certified as a Supervisor Consultant in trauma from The National Institute for Trauma and Loss and has received the Trauma and Loss Consultant of the Year. In addition to teaching, she is active in grant work and in trauma-specific consulting and training.

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