The Brain and the Disease of Addiction Program and Trainer Course
The Brain and the Disease of Addiction Trainer Course will teach you how to deliver the program within your community(ies).
What You Will Learn
You will acquire a foundational understanding of how the brain is affected from substances such as drugs and alcohol. How the disease of addiction develops. Understanding of brain neuroplasticity and how through treatment and recovery the brain can change/reset.
The program materials available for download from the Presenter Resource Center include: Presentation Powerpoint with Presenter Notes and attendee leave behind - Quick Reference Sheet(s).
Certificate of Completion
A "Certificate of Completion" is delivered upon completion of the training.
Part 1: Addiction / Substance Use Disorder Historical View
Part 2: Definition of Addiction
Part 3: Number of Americans Affected, Treatment Gap, Barriers, and Recommendations
Part 4: Young Adults / Youth Risk Factors
Part 5: Substances Effect on the Brain
Part 6: Withdrawal
Part 7: Neuroplasticity – The Brain’s Ability to Change/Reset
Part 8: What Does Relapse Mean
Part 9: End Notes and Resources
Available training options include: Live Online, Online On Demand - Self Directed Learning (COMING DECEMBER 2017) and On Site Training.
Program Overview Sheet
Download the overview sheet for information about pre-requisite training, trainer course kit, and pricing.
Talk to the Education Team
Contact the education team to learn more about this or other Overdose Lifeline training and education programs. Available training options include: Live Online, Online On Demand - Self Directed Learning and On Site Training.
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Registration is Required
We ask that presenters register with Overdose Lifeline prior to getting access to the program resources, training and materials. This will allow Overdose Lifeline to provide presenters with ongoing support and updates and help to track and measure the program's reach and results. Please complete the registration form below.