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When Pain Becomes Addiction: The Opioid Epdemic

  • West Bloomfield Public Library 4600 Walnut Lake Road West Bloomfield Township, MI, 48323 United States (map)

Course Description:

The United States is gripped by an opioid and heroin addiction crisis. The social work profession will play a valuable and key role in our nation’s efforts to address this issue. This Region 8 workshop will provide an overview of opioid addiction, how clients move from seeking pain relief to addiction, and the impact on clients' lives, their families and their ability to function in society. We will also explore how to identify & treat opioid addiction and the challenges in doing so.


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CE Value (credits): 2
CE Type: Standard, Pain

NASW-Michigan Region 8 Event

Contact Information:
Abby Segal