• Morning Workshop
    July 9, 2019
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This training provides basic education and insight into the brain disease of addiction and the process of addiction recovery. It will look at how both addiction and the recovery process are directly related to the brain and its biological components. Brain scans of addicted brains will be reviewed to gain a better understanding of the destructive nature of addiction, and attendees will learn about the healing that takes place during the long-term process of recovery.

A plastic model of a brain- the skull translucent- stands in a public place

People struggling with substance abuse were once, and sometimes still are, judged harshly. Today, we know addiction is a disease, just as cancer, diabetes and other common ailments are. The National Institute of Drug Abuse, respected institutions like the American Medical Association and studies published in notable publications all define addiction as a disease. According…

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