Methamphetamine: Latest Knowledge, Latest Treatment
A teleconference with Richard A. Rawson, PhD - Associate Director and Associate Adjunct Professor, UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, UCLA Department of Psychiatry
Methamphetamine use is at epidemic levels in some parts of the U.S. and is increasing. This presentation will review the extent of the methamphetamine epidemic, and new research on how methamphetamine affects the brain. Clinical disorders associated with methamphetamine and available treatments will be highlighted. In addition, the presentation will describe the impact of methamphetamine on communities and initiatives that have been undertaken to address this problem. Sponsored by Project Harmony at the request of Nebraska Health and Human Services.
Start Time: 04/08/2008 - 1:00pm
End Time: 04/08/2008 - 2:30pm
7110 F St
Registration:Please contact Gail Frame to RSVP email@example.com (402) 595-1326.
The Partners for Meth Prevention(PMP) Coalition, in cooperation with the National Safety Council and Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare (ATOD) PreventionSystem Services, will be holding a free 4 hour class on the Meth360 program. The session will cover program origins, successful implementation strategies, and offer networking opportunities for those agencies interested in using the program. A light lunch and a certificate of attendance will be provided.
Who Should Attend: Law Enforcement Administrators, School Resource Officers, Community Resource Officers, Police Public Relation Officers, Substance Abuse Treatment Administrators, Mental Health Professionals, Substance Abuse Treatment Professionals, PreventionTreatment Specialists, School Administrators, Teachers, PreventionCoalition Members
Meth360™ Overview This program is funded by grants from the U.S. Department of Justice through its Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). A key objective is to enhance the ability of state and local law enforcement agencies to deal with methamphetamine in their communities through increased awareness and community education. Meth360 is a program of meth prevention presentations that are co-delivered by teams of local law enforcement and substance abuse treatment and prevention professionals to parent groups, schools, workplace, healthcare, civic and other organizations. The audience learns about all aspects of meth from experts with diverse perspectives on the issue—a true “360-degree” view.
Start Time: 04/15/2008 - 10:00am
End Time: 04/15/2008 - 2:00pm
Greater Omaha Chapter of the National Safety Council
11620 M Circle, Room 101
Registration: Space is limited and early registration is recommended. Please email Jeff Helaney at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm a space.