Addiction and Mental Health – Chemically Speaking Two

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Key concepts covered include:

By the end of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • Understand Integrative Holistic Model
  • Understand Needs and Underlying Issues that drive addictions
  • Understand Grief Cycle and Anger
  • Understand Drink and Drug Driving
  • Understand Cycle of Addiction
  • Understand harm associated with Alcohol, Tobacco, Cannabis, and Stimulants (Speed, Ice, Ecstasy, Cocaine)
  • Understand Optimal Health
  • Understand Stages of Change
  • Understand Costs vs Benefits – doing a brief intervention
  • Understand Tripod of Support for the drug user to help them move forward and stay safe.

What you'll learn

This program will help you develop the skills to deliver brief and early interventions to people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues. This is part of our wider Community Development Response to ICE and Other Drugs. Develop the skills to deliver brief and early interventions to people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues.

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone who wants to learn how to deliver a brief intervention with loved ones using alcohol, ICE, and other drugs

Instructor

George Patriki

“Director – Optimal Health Group

Gold Coast

Addiction & Treatment Rehab, Australia”


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George Patriki has over 7 years of lived experience as an ex-addict himself and spent over 10 years accessing various treatment and recovery programs to work through the underlying issues. Soon after exiting the drug culture in 1983, George began reaching out to people with substance abuse issues and has 27 years of clinical experience as a counselor, educator, and clinical supervisor.

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Instructor

George Patriki

“Director – Optimal Health Group

Gold Coast

Addiction & Treatment Rehab, Australia”


4/5

George Patriki has over 7 years of lived experience as an ex-addict himself and spent over 10 years accessing various treatment and recovery programs to work through the underlying issues. Soon after exiting the drug culture in 1983, George began reaching out to people with substance abuse issues and has 27 years of clinical experience as a counselor, educator, and clinical supervisor.

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Last Updated 09/2021

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