This training will provide a broad overview of the scope and impact of substance use disorders with a special focus on the current opioid epidemic. You will leave with helpful tips for careful assessment of substance use disorders and a practical understanding of local resources for care and treatment. We will also explore the impact of addiction upon family members and develop creative strategies for how to support affected others.
6 Contact Hours
Jim Gorham, LCPC, has worked in the mental health field for nearly 20 years. He has expertise in CBT, group therapy and addiction treatment. He has taught college-level psychology courses and presented on a variety of mental health topics to organizations in southern Maine. He currently operates a private practice in South Portland and works in a clinic for medication assisted treatment for clients struggling with opioid use disorder.