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Addressing the Opioid Overdose Crisis: Supporting Those on the Front Lines of an Epidemic

April 5, 2016 . 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Participants in this training will explore the impact of the recent opioid crisis on substance use disorder treatment professionals and others on the front line of the crisis. Participants will be given the opportunity to share how the crisis has affected them and how they have coped. Particular emphasis will be placed on identifying helpful coping strategies using group discussion and case reviews.


Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
  • Describe secondary trauma.
  • Describe symptoms of secondary trauma.
  • Demonstrate how to assess for secondary trauma among mental health counselors.
  • Identify ways of managing secondary stress among mental health counselors.
Sponsored by:
MA Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services, Institute for Health and Recovery & AdCare Educational Institute, Inc.


AdCare Educational Institute


Boston Common Hotel & Conference Center
40 Trinity Place
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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