(PRWEB) April 16, 2013
Northbound Treatment Services, the popular addiction treatment experts, is presenting a powerful new addiction lecture series by Dr. Kevin McCauley. The lecture, entitled “Is Addiction Really A Disease?” is set to inform attendees of the latest discoveries in the science of addiction and addiction treatment. The event is slated to take place April 17, 2013 in Costa Mesa, California.
Recent breakthroughs in the burgeoning field of neuroscience have given scientists and medical professionals around the world new and exciting insights into the inner workings of the brain. Dr. McCauley’s lecture is designed to share with the audience what cutting-edge neuroscience says about the functions of the brain and what it means to the future of addiction treatment.
“Is Addiction Really A Disease?” will focus on the latest research explaining how the brain constructs pleasurable experiences, how this function can go wrong, and how this can significantly impact a person’s ability to make proper choices.
In addition, Dr. McCauley will trace the evolution of the Disease Model, to the Public Model of addiction treatment, and how a chronic care/recovery management approach can provide quality addiction treatment.
Attendees of the lecture are offered 1.5 CEU credits. The lecture officially begins at 6:00 p.m., at 1040 W. 17th Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627.
Northbound Treatment Services is a leading drug and alcoholism treatment center, well sought-after worldwide for their highly effective rehab treatment programs and more. They offer a wide selection of comprehensive services, including their highly acclaimed dual diagnosis treatments, to best help individuals attain and maintain a substance abuse-free lifestyle. The “Is Addiction Really A Disease?” lecture series by Dr. Kevin McCauley is part of Northbound Treatment Services’ ongoing effort to advance the field of addiction treatment and to help people effectively overcome their life-shattering addictions.
About Northbound Treatment Services
National Treatment Services is an Orange County, California-based alcohol and drug addiction treatment center open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. Northbound Treatment Services operates a fully licensed drug and alcohol detoxification center, specializing in medical detoxification and in aiding clients through the various stages of the rehabilitation process. Inpatient and outpatient services are offered to patients to best ensure a full recovery with continued success. They have certifications with The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP), the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Court and Probation Approved. They are BBB Accredited. For more information, visit http://www.livingsober.com/ or follow them on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Pinterest.