UNDERSTANDING THE REALITY OF ADDICTION Wednesday May 5, 2021
Presented by Lucy M. Garrighan, Founder of JADE Wellness Centers (State Licensed Substance Use Treatment Centers, Researcher Original Member of First Federal Opiate Task Force; Member of UPMC Ongoing Recovery Oriented Systems of Care Model; Advocate for those in Recovery and those that can no longer speak for themselves: Writer of Blog,” Is Anybody Listening”; Dr. Victoria Matasy, Board Certified Internal Medicine; Member of American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry; Addiction Medicine Specialist at JADE Wellness Center, Speaker and Advocate for Addiction and Recovery
Description of Program Topics: The true faces of addiction today; Defining addiction. Opiate addiction, let’s talk about it. How to recognize addiction in your family, friends, co-workers. How did we get here? Learning from the past; Prevention How to protect your family; Treatment: Defining what good treatment is Overdose! Narcan – What is it, where to get it and how to use it. Help with breaking the Stigma; There is hope for the future. Discussion Time Q and A.
Very Limited Space - must register at the Library or call 412.835.2207.
to go to the Bethel Park Public Library