People Are Not Victims
Health Enhancement has developed a drug and alcohol prevention education program that will empower people.
Organizations concerned about the drug use epidemic may contact Health Enhancement and schedule a prevention seminar delivered by experts in the field of prevention and treatment. We have included an outline of what participants will learn.
Sponsoring entity will make a contribution to local substance abuse program.
Civic organizations, employers, churches, educational institutions, any organization concerned about the epidemic of drug and alcohol addiction may schedule a seminar.
Who To Contact
Contact Health Enhancement Center at 410-822-8690 and ask for Jim Proctor. You may also contact Jim by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Participants Will Be Able To:
- Determine if another person is under the influence of an illegal or legal substance
- Seek professional substance abuse assistance for family member, a co-worker, neighbor, or friend
- Approach a family member, co-worker, neighbor or friend and discuss their need for substance abuse counseling
- Identify supporting resources and know when and how to introduce them to someone who needs help
- Communicate concern for anothers substance abuse behavior in terms that relate to the behavior’s impact on family, work, and society in general
- Discus local, state and federal laws that regulate the use of illegal and prescription drugs and how they can impact the individual
- Discus local, state and federal laws that regulate the use of alcohol
- Understand how the legalization of recreational drugs impacts the safety and security
- Understand the responsibilities of various institutions in controlling and regulating the use and abuse of alcohol and drugs. Institutions include schools, churches, clubs and other membership organizations
- Understand how norms affect substance abuse and what can be done to change norms
- Understand how regulations and laws (or lack of) affect drug and alcohol use and what can be done to effect positive change
- Understand how access to legal drugs affects substance abuse and what can be done to affect access
- Evaluate the potential benefit of various substance abuse treatment programs and recognize which may have the greatest potential for success
- Comfortably and confidently self-refer (for treatment)
- Manage a “reasonable suspicion” intervention
- Know the difference between various drug and alcohol testing methods and determine when testing is appropriate
- Discuss the results of a positive test with a donor
- Know if, when, and how to report a substance abuser to the “authorities”. Authorities may include parents, spouses, direct supervisors, employers, clergy, law enforcement, teachers, faculty, vestry, etc.
- Know the role confidentiality plays in managing substance abuse use or intervention
- Select the best testing option in terms of how tests are administered, how labs process specimens, the impact of adulteration and timing, what testing reveals and the rights of donors.