Wickenburg, AZ (PRWEB) March 07, 2013
The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Ariz., is a sponsor of the 2013 Arizona Society of Addiction Medicine (AzSAM) annual conference being held at Midwestern University in Glendale, Ariz., on March 15 and 16.
AzSAM is a group of professionals that advocate for addiction medicine and strive to increase access to, and improve the quality of addiction treatment; support research and prevention; and educate physicians, other healthcare providers and the public. The AzSAM conference is an opportunity for individuals working in the field of addiction to learn about the changes and new treatment approaches affecting the world of addiction.
Dr. Shelley Uram, a Meadows Senior Fellow and a Harvard trained, triple board-certified psychiatrist, will present “Trauma and Addiction” at the conference on March 16. Dr. Uram will discuss the connection between trauma and addiction and share ideas about trauma intervention that can greatly benefit trauma treatment.
“Our annual conference provides the forum for leaders in the field of addiction medicine to expose, educate, and update all of us who care for and/or have interest in caring for people with this disease,” said Dr. Michael Denicole, The Meadows Medical Director and an AzSAM Board of Director.
For more information and to register for the conference, visit http://www.azsam.com.
The Meadows is an industry leader in treating trauma and addiction through its inpatient and workshop programs. To learn more about The Meadows’ work with trauma and addiction contact an intake coordinator at (866) 856-1279 or visit http://www.themeadows.com.
For over 35 years, The Meadows has been a leading trauma and addiction treatment center. In that time, they have helped more than 20,000 patients in one of their three inpatient centers and 25,000 attendees in national workshops. The Meadows world-class team of Senior Fellows, Psychiatrists, Therapists and Counselors treat the symptoms of addiction and the underlying issues that cause lifelong patterns of self-destructive behavior. The Meadows, with 24 hour nursing and on-site physicians and psychiatrists, is a Level 1 psychiatric hospital that is accredited by the Joint Commission.