2020 Symposium – Veterinary Laser Medicine Session

I very much enjoy seeing the American Laser Study Club emerge as a driving force for education both on the human side, in the dental side, for aesthetics, and for veterinary medicine. I learn a lot and I think is a very important to exchange the experience to see how other veterinarians or how other surgeons are performing […]

Prescription Drug Abuse Public Service Announcement – Miami

The death toll from prescription painkillers has tripled in the past decade. And the problem is getting worse. Over 16,000 people die every year from prescription painkiller overdoses—that’s more than the number of overdoses from heroin, cocaine, or any other illegal drug. My name is Wifredo Ferrer and I am the United States Attorney for the Southern District […]

The Rise of Fentanyl: Drug Addiction On The I-95 – Two Years On

# Oh, say can you see…? # Get him on the ground. HE GROANS Get him on the ground. Sir! It is the number one public health challenge of our time. Sir! Pulse. MAN CONTINUES TO GROAN It’s not a poor people thing any more, it’s not a inner-city ghetto drug any more, it’s everywhere. It’s hard to […]

Medication Assisted Therapy for Addiction | Counselor Toolbox Episode 113

This episode was pre-recorded as part of a live continuing education webinar. On demand CEUs are still available for this presentation through ALLCEUs. Register at ALLCEUs.com/CounselorToolbox. Okay, so I’d like to welcome everybody to today’s presentation on medication assisted therapies for addictio,n and if you are a mental health counselor, you don’t typically work with people who are […]

Treating hurricanes like war zones hurts survivors

Hurricane Harvey’s unprecedented onslaught Onslaught of rain Onslaught of waves ripping apart the coastline South Beach right in the line of fire. The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos, also in the line of fire. News networks do this a lot: They cover natural disasters using the same tricks they use while covering war. Basically looks like a warzone. […]

Medication Assisted Treatment in the Workforce

We’ve asked Marvin Chaffen director of new medication assisted treatment programs for the Lakeview Center to be with us today to talk about those kind of programs and how it affects GCE. Our leaders work with people with all kinds of disabilities and substance abuse is one of those types of disabilities and they recently had some questions […]

“It’s Not That Simple” – A Mental Health Medication Spoken Word Poem

My therapist once asked me if I was truly committed to treatment. She said that things wouldn’t get better unless I was completely invested. I tried to tell you that I am, but that sometimes there’s a part of my mind that’s like another person, and he doesn’t necessarily know if he’s on board. She shot back with, […]