Presenter: Laurie Lovedale, Peer Assistance Services, Inc.
This training will take you through the basics of brain development and how prescription (Rx) medications hijack the brain's communication system. You will learn about the nature of addiction and how this relates to Rx medications. National, state and local statistics will be presented along with prevention strategies to reduce the abuse. Finally, we will discuss treatment and additional resources.
June 27, 10 am-12 pm, UMC 425.