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Southeast ATTC: IS FAITH ENOUGH? SUBSTANCE USE AND COMMUNITIES OF FAITH
February 24, 2021

 

 

 

This virtual presentation is sponsored by the Southeast ATTC Regional Center and will focus on the reasons addiction is considered a disease, challenge some of the ideas about substance use disorders that are prevalent in many faith communities, and also honor some of the many wonderful, effective ways that faith communities can help individuals on their path towards recovery in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina. Treatment providers, peer support communities, and community-based organizations in Region 4 are encouraged to register for free.

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1.    Verbalize the prevalence of substance use disorders in the general United States population, 
2.    Identify four criteria of any disease,
3.    Articulate two reasons choice and will power alone are not an effective strategy for recovery,
4.    Describe two ways faith communities can help support recovery.

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James E. Campbell, LPC, LAC, MAC, CACII has worked professionally in the human services field for over twenty-five years in a wide range of clinical settings, currently serving as the Training and Technical Assistance Manager for Southeast Addiction Technology Transfer Center.  His passion is helping individuals and families heal and build on the strengths they possess.  He’s a member of both NAADAC and ACA and is a past president of APSC/SCAADAC.  James is a nationally recognized, author and speaker.