Substance Use Disorder Treatment:
Best Practices and Familiar Impact
It is no secret that there is an opioid crisis among us and, according to recent data from the CDC, over 70,000 individuals died from drug overdoses in 2017. That is 9/11 happening almost every 2 ½ weeks.

Over 400,000 Hoosiers that meet the criteria for substance use disorders and/or alcohol use disorder.

In this training, participants will learn more about addiction as a disease; the impact of addiction on pregnant women, parents, and children; and evidence-based assessment and treatment approaches, including the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Levels of Care criteria, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), and gender-responsive care.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 10 at 5:30

WHERE: Tippecanoe Room in the Tippecanoe County Building Commission
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:

Devon Jones is an experienced executive with over 12 years of experience in Behavioral Health, Child Welfare, and Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities services.

He has directed community-based programs for youth aging out of foster care and specialized residential programs for pregnant women and mothers with children with mental health and substance use disorders.

Devon is currently the Vice President of Behavioral Health and Social Entrepreneurship at Journey Road Treatment Centers where he oversees medical clinics providing Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and the development and launch of detox/withdrawal management, residential, intensive outpatient, and outpatient services. Devon is an advocate of whole-person health care and providing underserved populations, regardless of individual identity, increased access to such care.