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Understanding Substance Use Disorders

Understanding Substance Use Disorders

Addiction and substance use have increasingly become an issue for individuals supported by DDS and provider agencies. This training is developed as an overview of addiction and substance use disorders, including:

What is addiction?

How can you help someone with a substance use disorder?

Overview of Motivational Interviewing

Interventions that can help prevent relapse

When: Friday, March 22, 2019 (Snow date: March 29th)

10 AM – 1PM

Where: DDS Northeast Region- Danvers

Hogan Auditorium

With GPS: Enter 30 Middleton Street or Road (depending on your device) Danvers, MA

You are looking for the Recreation Building and parking lot. This is the large flat parking lot.

Walk up the paved path that leads to the third set of double doors

What are some treatment options for someone struggling with a substance use disorder?

Trainer: Steve Chisholm, MA

Steve M. Chisholm, MA, is Professor and Program Coordinator of North Shore Community College's drug and alcohol programs. Prior to teaching full-time, he served as Clinical Director for Lahey Health Behavioral Services.  Steve’s teaching is enriched by decades of experience working in various clinical, management, and educational roles in the field of addiction and prevention. He also currently serves as a Visiting Senior Instructor with Salem State University’s Graduate School of Psychology.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone interested in a basic overview of substance use disorders- DDS Service Coordinators and Supervisors, Provider Agency Staff and Supervisors