Workshop Archives

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April 6, 2021

This session discusses some approaches on why people become dependent upon and misuse substances. Participants will learn about theories and models of addiction.

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April 20, 2021

In this session, Dr. Ralph Petersen, MD, will define what opioids are and how they affect the brain and body (neurological system) and cause an addiction. 

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April 27, 2021

The purpose for this program is to introduce the importance of safely disposing unused, unwanted, and expired prescription medication and over-the-counter drugs. The most commonly used disposal method will be discussed.

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May 4, 2021

In this session, Dr. Chan S Hwang, M.D., will talk about pain and how it has a beneficial role in protecting an individual who has been harmed from further harm and motivates the person to find a remedy. We will learn how the brain interprets pain and activates endorphins to reduce pain. 

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May 11, 2021

In this session, participants will learn the differences between triggers and cravings and will also learn how to identify, understand and overcome triggers and cravings

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May 18, 2021

Participants will learn the importance of a support system (family, friends, peers, helpers) and the important role of community.  Participants will identify people who will have a positive impact on their recovery journey. 

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May 25, 2021

Participants will learn the first non-conventional, approved method of disposing unwanted, used, or expired prescription medication and over-the-counter drugs.

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June 1, 2021

Participants will become familiar with pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions to manage chronic pain.  

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June 8, 2021

In this session, presenters will define stress, what causes it, the signs and symptoms, and what we can do to manage stress by completing the stress response cycle. 

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June 15, 2021

Dr. Wilson presents art therapy and how we can benefit from it. Mr Charles presents music therapy and it's effects on fatigue and stress. 

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June 22, 2021

The present will introduce a variety of ways to safely dispose of unused, unwanted, and expired prescription medication and over-the-counter drugs, and provide guidelines for how to flush medication for disposal.
 

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June 29, 2021

Jack Latchford at Harford County Health Department conducts a live virtual Narcan training session.

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July 6, 2021

Dr. Ralph Peterson and Devie Phipps will discuss the Trans-theoretical Model (Stages of Change).  Topics covered will include Pre-contemplative Stage, Contemplative Stage, Preparation Stage, Action Stage, Maintenance Stage, Termination Stage

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July 13, 2021

In this session, Dr. Ralph Peterson will share how to use introspection to reflect and cope with negative internal feelings and external influences.   

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July 20, 2021

In this session, Dr. Ralph Peterson will share with participants steps to recovery.  Recovery is in all aspects of life—psychological, emotional, physical, spiritual, and social.

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July 27, 2021

This is the last pill drop training, Pill Drop #4. The purpose is to introduce a variety of ways to safely dispose of unused, unwanted, and expired prescription medication and over-the-counter drugs. 

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Aug 3, 2021

The purpose/objective of this training is:

- To define motivation
- To learn what role motivation plays in recovery from addiction
- To learn about motivation and addiction from a lived experience

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Aug 10, 2021

The Objectives of this session  include:
- Create an awareness of the role plant-based nutriction has in the prevention of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes.
- Provide Phytochemicals in foods to lower LDL Cholesterol

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Aug 17, 2021

This session will allow participants to ask questions of the experts (doctors and other experts who presented throughout this series).  

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Aug 24, 2021

This evening's session is about welness and self-care. Something that all of us can usually use a bit more of.

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Aug 31, 2021

In this session we'll be talking about NARCAN. The tradename is NARCAN but the generaic name is Naloxone. We will learn what NARCAN is, what it is used for and how it works.
 

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Sep 7, 2021

Dr. Joy Peterson is going to share recipes and demonstrate preparation of foods that will help increase our mood and will help with brain development and increase feelings of well being. 
 

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Sep 14, 2021

This evening's presentation is special because we have two people who have volunteered to share their personal and lived experiences with Opioids. They are volunteering their time and experiences to hopefully help others who may be battling with substance abuse.

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Sep 21, 2021

Tonight we'll focus on the wonderful talents displayed with the young people. The theme provided to the young artists is "Healthy Brains and Hearts: Keeping your brain healthy to make the best choices." 

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Sep 28, 2021

In this session we'll be talking about NARCAN. The tradename is NARCAN but the generaic name is Naloxone. We will learn what NARCAN is, what it is used for and how it works.