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The Opioid Crisis: Understanding and Awareness Training for the Public

Join New Vitae Wellness Foundation for Complimentary Training “Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education”


Date and time: February 27, 2018 with a drop-in schedule between 1:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. (see full presentation schedule below)

Location: West End Fire Hall, 1319 Park Avenue, Quakertown, PA 18951

Details: New Vitae Wellness Foundation invites the public to a complimentary, informative training session entitled “Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education.” The training will be presented by Lisa Wolff, Senior Manager of Special Programs for the Center for Humanistic Change. She will show attendees ways to support individuals who are challenged by opioid addiction.
In addition, participants will have the opportunity to explore a mock teen bedroom to learn more about the latest ways that substances can be hidden. This experience can help families to open lines of dialogue with teens and young adults about the challenges associated with drug use.

Attendees are free to drop-in on any of the following presentations:
1:30 - 2:30: Mock Teen Bedroom Presentation
2:30 - 4:00: Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education Presentation
4:00 - 5:00: Mock Teen Bedroom Presentation
5:30 - 6:30: Mock Teen Bedroom Presentation
6:30 - 8:00: Heroin and Opioid Prevention and Education Presentation
National Association of Social Workers – Pennsylvania Chapter (NASW-PA) is a co-sponsor of this workshop. Two continuing education credits for SW, MFT, LPC will be awarded for completion of this course. Cost is $15 for members of NASW-PA and $25 for non-members, payable directly to NASW-PA.

For more information and to register, visit our website or contact Jennifer Britland at 610-965-9021 ext. 263.

About New Vitae Wellness Foundation: New Vitae Wellness Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization established to provide educational and other life supports to improve the health and well-being of our community. The foundation offers a variety of low- or no-cost healthcare services contracted through the New Vitae Wellness and Recovery Center, including holistic supports, individual and group therapies, and other behavioral health and substance use services. Educational supports, including tutoring and professional development programs are available free of charge to promote health and wellness in various life domains. Service to Veterans, young adults, and the local community is of particular importance in order to promote health, wellness, and hope.

Contact Info
Rose Strong
2 Hidden Lane
Doylestown, PA 18901

Phone: 215-340-0480