Webinar: Family Focused Addiction Support Training: Getting Your Life Back

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Maureen Cavanagh, the author of "If You Love Me: A Mother's Journey Through Her Daughter's Opioid Addiction," is the presenter for this webinar.
To learn more about this book use the link - https://www.amazon.com/If-You-Love-Daughters-Addiction-ebook/dp/B079DVZDCK(link is external)

Maureen Cavanagh will introduce you to her newest project “Family Focused Addiction Support Training (FFAST).” FFAST is a family-focused intervention designed to define and increase fluency in the language of recovery, educate on substance use disorder and provide resources for self-care for those affected by a another’s substance use disorder. If you are a parent, sibling, a member of the extended family or even a professional working in a setting with individuals going through substance use disorder, learning the steps to care for yourself is essential if want to be a healthy, empathetic and effective supporter to your loved one, patient or student.

The NLM Resources related to substance use disorder that are highlighted during the webinar are MedlinePlus, Opiate Addiction and Treatment Portal, and the Graphic Medicine Book Club. Also, an extensive substance use disorder resource list that includes materials from NLM and partner organizations will also be made available with the recording link and webinar slides.

Maureen Cavanagh, MPA, M.Ed.
Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Attendance Mode: 
Evidence-Based Practice
Opiates and Opioids
Youth and Young Adults
Contact Information
Susan Halpin
National Network of the Libraries of Medicine
Education and Outreach Coordinator for New England Region of National Network of Libraries of Medicine

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