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Stimulants and their Impact on Brain and Behavior: Best Practices and Approaches for Effective Treatment and Recovery

8:00am - December 5, 2023 thru 4:00pm - December 7, 2023 | Timezone: US/Central
South Southwest ATTC

Embassy Suites by Hilton Norman Hotel & Conference Center
2501 Conference Dr.
Norman, OK 73069
United States

Registration Deadline: December 4, 2023

 

Join South Southwest ATTC at the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Conference,
Momentum: Prevention, Justice, Recovery.


Our SSW ATTC Director, Maureen Nichols will present on 
Stimulants and their Impact on Brain and Behavior: Best Practices and Approaches for Effective Treatment and Recovery

 

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Participants can expect an overview of stimulants for a broad general audience.

Topics include national data on the use of cocaine and methamphetamines, an explanation of the different types of stimulant drugs, the science on the impact of the two substances on the brain and body, and a focus on evidence-based treatment practices.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
     1. Identify three (3) specific national patterns and trends in stimulant use.
     2. Recall at least three (3) short-term and three (3) long-term physical or psychological effects of stimulant use.
     3. Apply at least two (2) specific behavioral treatment interventions that have been proven effective in treating people with a stimulant use disorder. 

Join us from December 5th - 7th, 2023 - with Maurren Nichols presenting at 3:15pm on Dec. 5th. - at Embassy Suites by Hilton Norman Hotel & Conference Center: 2501 Conference Dr, Norman, OK 73069