Past Events

Event Information:

  • Tue
    09
    Oct
    2018

    The Crossroads of Mental Health and Substance Use

    10:00 am16 Main Street, Hempstead, NY 11550

    Presented by the Mental Health Association Nassau and Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, PhD, CEAP, SAP, President/CEO of Family and Children's Association

    Location: Mental Health Association of Nassau County, 16 Main Street, Hempstead, NY 11550

    Registration Required.  Click here to register.
    $16 incl. Certificate of Completion for LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT and CASAC renewal.
    $ 10 incl. Certificate of Attendance

    Contact: Fern Schanback, LMHC, CASAC-T, Director of Business Development, 516-489-2322 x1111 fschanback@mhanc.org

    North America continues to experience the highest drug-related mortality rate in the world, accounting for 1-in-4 drug-related deaths globally. The conversation addressing the current heroin crisis, not only in Nassau and Suffolk counties, but across the nation needs to continue. This presentation will discuss the prevalence and dangers of opioid use, the role of mental health problems and what each person as a service provider and community member can contribute to secure better outcomes for the future.