Status: Open Registration Deadline: Feb 17, 2021
Trainers Name: Connie Pacheco Training Site: Recoveries R US LLC Address:
127 East 105th Street Between Lexington & Park Avenue New York City, New York 10029 Manhattan County
One day training Monday February 18, 2021 starting at 9:00am to 4:00pm
This 6 hour workshop provides a comprehensive overview of Medication Assisted Treatment (MATS) and (MARS ) Medication Assisted Recovery Services which is the use of medications, in combination with behavioral therapies, to treat substance use disorders. MAT is primarily used for the treatment of addiction to opioids such as heroin and prescription pain relievers that contain opiates. The prescribed medication operates to normalize brain chemistry, block the euphoric effects of alcohol and opioids, relieve physiological cravings, and normalize body functions without the negative effects of the abused drug.This workshop will discuss the neurobiology of addiction. How substance use disorders impact the brain and how MAT’s works. Participants will obtain an overview of the different types of medications used in the treatment of opioid, nicotine and prescription drugs. Participants will understand the benefits of MATS and the management of Recovery.
Contact Name: Jill Tush Contact Phone Number: (917) 265-8090 Contact Email Address: [email protected]