The University of Findlay College of Pharmacy and Hancock County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services (ADAHMS) are partnering to present the second session of “Combating Chemical Dependency.” Weekly programs will be presented on Wednesdays from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in Room 102 of the UF Pharmacy Building on Davis Street. The session begins on Wednesday, March 9 and concludes April 27.
According to Michael Milks, Ph.D., professor of pharmaceutical sciences, community residents will join enrolled students for the interactive programs. Many area residents participated in the fall 2015 session, joining pharmacy students for presentations by professionals and audience discussions. Milks stressed that there is no registration needed and residents can attend any or all of the programs at no charge.
Topics and speakers for the spring 2016 session are:
March 9 “Prevention,” Chris Hart, College of Pharmacy
March 16, “Juvenile Justice System,” Kristen Johnson, Hancock County Probate and Juvenile Court Judge
March 23 “Youth Services,” Josh Ebling, CEO and Melissa Meyer, director of clinical services, Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio
March 30 “Trauma Informed Care,” Amber Wolfrom, director of planning and accountability services, Hancock County ADAMHS
April 6 “Recovery Oriented System of Care,” Precia Stuby, executive director, Hancock County ADAMHS
April 13 “Pain Management,” Jenifer Reese, Blanchard Valley Pain Management Clinic
April 20 “Addiction and the Brain,” Brad Bundy, DO, Blanchard Valley Psychiatric Associates
April 27 The Anonymous People, Wayne Ford, director, and Ellyn Schmiesing, recovery accountability manager, Focus on Friends
For more information on Combating Chemical Dependency, contact Dr. Milks at firstname.lastname@example.org.