Understanding Addiction, Emerging Drug Trends & the Opioid Crisis (C,H) new!


This informative training will discuss addiction and its impact on individuals with addictions as well as those affected by them. Current and emerging trends in addiction will be included along with treatment and resources. Special attention will be given to the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts that occurs in all communities.  Overdose reversal, including a Narcan demonstration will be included. This course will also provide information about other drugs including designer drugs like Molly and synthetic marijuana, as well as the identification of paraphernalia for drugs of abuse.


Instructor: Susan B. Hillis, AdCare Hospital of Worcester, Inc.


Parking: Parking available at Colonial Estates Community Center. Follow signs to Leasing Management Center.

Continental breakfast available.

(C) Social work continuing education unit (CEU)available

(H) Fulfills HUD Resident Service Coordinator Training Requirements

  • When

  • Wednesday, December 14, 2016
    8:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • Colonial Estates
    1 Beacon Circle
    Springfield, Massachusetts

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