Substance Use Disorders: Addressing Prevention

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When and Where

Event Date:  Friday, May 22, 2020  (please note date change)

Event Time:  8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location: Radford University, Hulburt "The Bonnie" Auditorium

Also live streaming to: 

  • Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon
  • New College Institute in Martinsville  
  • Southern Virginia Higher Education Center in South Boston 


Fees -  $0 for Students, Faculty, Professionals and Community Members

          $40 for 6.0 CEU Nursing/Social Work credits

          $12 for Optional Box Lunch (Radford, Abingdon, Martinsville*)

                      * Lunch at South Boston sponsored by SVHEC               


** Pre-registration required by May 15, 2020.  Space is limited and onsite registration will not be available. 


Keynote Address by Dr. Victor DeNoble:

Best known as the first whistle blower to testify before Congress about his research conducted on the tobacco industry.

Dr. Victor DeNoble 


Session Presenters:

- Gail M. Taylor, M.ED, Director Behavioral Health Wellness, VA Dept of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

- Richard McDougal, Recovery Advocate

- Jeffrey Wilson, M.D. Psychiatrist in Children and Adolescent Addictions


Learning Objectives:

 - Understand the Process of Addition from a Biological, Psychological and Social Perspective
- Reflect on A Journey of Recovery
- Define Prevention of Addiction
- Identify Evidence-Based Substance Use Prevention
- Prevention and Treatment of Children and Adolescents Substance Use



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