Substance Use Disorder effects everyone. It is a devastating disease that destroys lives and families. If you know someone who is struggling with drugs or alcohol and are aching to know better how to support them, and understand what they might be experiencing than this course is for you. In this course you will be introduced to basic learnings of addiction including:
Module 1: A Choice or a Disease so you can better understand what someone is going through and how the brain is impacted.
Module 2: Understanding Behavior Change so you can understand why it is so hard for your loved one to just stop using.
Module 3: Why do people return to use? Learn the top 2 reason why people can't stop and how you can support them from starting again.
Module 4: What is recovery? Who defines recovery? You will learn that a someone's journey is not a one size fits all and no one should be treated as such.
Module 5: Learn the term Recovery Capital as a method to help achieve sustained recovery
Module 5: Learn the term Pathways of recovery - Treatment doesn't work for everyone!
Module 6: Harm Reduction - You will learn that a moderation based pathway can saves lives!
Through education we can all be part of the solution of this public health crisis that is taking over 100,000 lives annually.
Disclaimer: The training is intended for informational and educational purposes. It is not intended to substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, and/or treatment. Please consult your medical professional before making changes to your diet, exercise routine, medical regimen, lifestyle, and/or mental health care.
Ginger is the founder of Choices Recovery Trainings and a fierce advcoate for educating loved ones and community partners around addiction and recovery.