Event Phone: 484-651-5654
- 1-Day Event
December 7, 2018
8:45 am - 4:00 pm
The Opioid Epidemic has impacted many lives, with over 2.1 million people suffering from an opioid use disorder and 116 deaths every day from opioid-related overdoses in 2016. Join Caron Treatment Centers and WellSpan/Philhaven for this informative workshop to learn more about what clinicians should know about the opioid-addicted patient and the evidence-based approaches to treating these individuals.
“Fentanyl overdose survivors require little if any hospital treatment.” Study that sentence carefully. It’s the headline of an article describing results of a recently published Canadian study. Further on, the article states, “75 per cent of the fentanyl overdose patients were classified as “low-risk” upon arrival.” Compass Mark recognizes addiction as a medial disease; as…
Working in the helping professions isn’t easy. Doing so during an addiction epidemic is harder still. If hope doesn’t prevail, we cannot continue. Interventions for addiction fall along a continuum- from health promotion and prevention to treatment and finally, long-term support for recovery. We’d like to share hope today, and we find it at every…