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Nova Southeastern University to host free Webinar on Substance Abuse, Sept. 28

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host a free webinar on substance abuse on Friday, Sept. 28 featuring national and local treatment experts.

The webinar will address substance use disorders, a critical South Florida challenge. The event, called “It Takes a Village: Addiction, Recovery & Community,” is part of National Recovery Month. The free webinar will be broadcast from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., from the NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD) at the university’s main Davie campus.

Two of the experts at the webinar will include NSU substance abuse experts, Jim Hall, an epidemiologist with NSU’s Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities; and Raymond G. Ferrero III, J.D., NSU-HPD executive director of health affairs and partner with Addiction Recovery Legal Services.

The webinar will address topics that include:

  • The latest data on South Florida’s drug & alcohol use trends by NSU’s Center for Study & Prevention of Substance Abuse.
  • Community prevention & treatment resources by the United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse.
  • Addiction and the Adult Brain: Implications for Adult Prevention & Treatment by Sierra Tucson and The Aspen Institute for Behavioral Assessment.
  • Addiction and the Adolescent Brain: Implications for Adolescent Prevention & Treatment by Sierra Tucson and The Aspen Institute for Behavioral Assessment.
  • The Workplace & Addiction: Actions Employers Can Take by Employee Assistance Program
  • Addiction & Behavioral Health Intervention Resources for Professionals by PRN (Professionals Resource Network) & Florida Lawyers Assistance.
  • Crisis Intervention, Treatment, Recovery & the Role of the Florida Legal System: How Legal Intervention and Court Monitoring Can Provide Progressive Support for Effective Clinical Outcomes by Addiction Recovery Legal Services.
  • Effective Intervention for Special Populations: Older Adults, Adolescents & VIPs by Intervention Specialties & The Treatment Solution.

To register for the free webinar, please visit http://www.arlshelp.com/event-registration

The event is sponsored by Nova Southeastern University, The United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse, Sierra Tucson and The Aspen Institute for Behavioral Assessment (proud member of the CRC Health Group), and Addiction Recovery Legal Services.