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Webinar: Understanding substance use disorders & using 12-step principles

Mar 26, 2021 | FaithHealth Education



A Live Webinar from Faith Community Health Ministry 


The Faith Community: Understanding the science of substance use disorders; Utilizing the 12-step principles of recovery.

Date: April 17 — 8:30-1:30

Presenters: Dr. Corey Richardson & Pastor Don Ledbetter

Facilitator: Carolinas Health Ministry Partnership Education Committee


Go HERE to Register, Deadline is April 3


Faith Community Nurses and their constituents are important responders to those living with substance misuse or entering recovery. Using a case study, Dr. Corey Richardson will engage participants in discussion regarding the brain science of substance use disorders to dispel myths and stigma in communities of faith. Nurses need to be aware of the most current opioid statistics, the brain science of substance use disorders, signs and symptoms of different drug use, diagnostic tools, levels of care, treatment models, medication assisted treatment, and rescue Narcan.

Pastor Don Ledbetter will discuss the 12-step model(s) as a tool for Faith Communities to provide spiritual direction, behavior modification, and recovery support for persons and families struggling with substance use disorders.

This activity has been approved by the North Carolina Nurses Association to award 4.2 contact hours. North Carolina Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Fee: FREE to all active paid members; To initiate your 2021 annual $25.00 membership please visit our Web Page:

Deadline for registration; April 3, 2021


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