" Emerging Communications Technologies to Advance Treatment and Prevention"

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" Emerging Communications Technologies to Advance Treatment and Prevention"

Communication technologies such as internet, smart phones, and interactive video games offer huge opportunities to expand prevention and treatment of substance use disorders.

Friday, May 9, 2014
All Day
Common Ground, Collis Center
Intended Audience(s): Public
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Registration required. Fee required.

Only a small percentage of persons with substance use disorders- or at risk for developing them-get the care they need. Communications technologies such as internet, smart phones, and interactive video gmes offer huge opportunities to expand prevention and treatment of substance use disorders and other metnal health challenges. This symposium will present innovative initiatives that use technology to engage patients in addressing diverse substances challenges and phases of use- from tobacco to opioids to alcohol and across the spectrum of use from prevention to treaatment to support of recovery. Speakers will emphasize practical strategies for implementing use of technologies in clinical practice and attendees have opportunities to try out many of the technology programs presented.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND FEE IS $40.00 (use email provided, if you would still like to sign up for this symposium)

STUDENTS ARE FREE!!!!!

For more information, contact:
Ellen Henderson

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.