Substance Abuse Class 1: Fundamentals of Substance Abuse and Addictions

Learn the science of substance abuse and addiction, why it is understood as a brain disorder, and how this understanding influences relapse-prevention planning. Understand basic pharmacology of addictive drugs on the brain and body and its connection to self-destructive behavior. Practice techniques of how to talk to clients from a brain-disorder perspective.

At a glance

What: Substance Abuse Class 1: Fundamentals of Substance Abuse and Addictions

When: T, Mar 24, 9am-4pm

Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI

Cost: $140

Continuing education credit: 6 hours (0.6 CEUs)

Instructor: Flo Hilliard

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or register by phone at
608-262-2451
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For additional information, contact Flo Hilliard: 608-265-2679

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Next class

When: T, Sept 22, 9am-4pm

Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI

Instructor: Flo Hilliard

Register Online
or register by phone at
608-262-2451
Register anytime


You will learn:

  • basic pharmacological terms and concepts
  • current understandings from neuroscience research on abuse, addiction, and recovery
  • the connection between addiction, the brain, and self-destructive behavior