Wickenburg, AZ (PRWEB) April 01, 2013
The Meadows trauma and addiction treatment center in Wickenburg, Ariz., is sponsoring two breakfasts and lectures with Meadows’ Senior Fellow, Jerry Boriskin, PhD, CAS, in Atlanta, Ga., at Maggiano’s on Thursday, April 11 and in Durham, NC, at Maggiano’s on Friday, April 12 from 8:00-10:00am.
Dr. Boriskin will present “Do You Have What It Takes? The Clinical and Personal Challenges of Treating Co-occurring PTSD and Addiction.” This brief workshop will review the necessary foundations for understanding the scope and nature of PTSD as it co-occurs with addiction. In addition, attendees will be introduced to a multi-dimensional model that can assist in managing the volatile and complex challenges of treating veterans and civilians who struggle with their recovery.
Dr. Boriskin is a licensed psychologist, addiction specialist, author, lecturer, and clinician with expertise in trauma, PTSD, and addictive disorders. He was a pioneer in extending the continuum of care and developed two extended residential treatment programs for co-occurring disorders. A passionate advocate for integrated treatment, he possessed a vision the predated the ongoing movement toward specialized and integrated treatment for co-occurring disorders, particularly those involving trauma.
For information on The Meadows and activities in the Atlanta and Durham areas, contact Marlene Alligood at 770.776.9440 or malligood(at)themeadows(dot)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 Sub-Acute Agency that is accredited by the Joint Commission.