The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Maryland (NCADD-Maryland) will be holding their annual Tuerk Conference on Behavioral Health & Addiction Treatment in Baltimore, and DSRC’s own Darryl Strawberry and Ron Dock are slated to be a part of it.
For 27 years, NCADD-Maryland has held their annual Tuerk Conference to increase understanding of current issues in the behavioral health field, including drug policy changes, marijuana legalization issues and the integration of mental health and addiction treatment services.
Theirs is the premiere conference in the state of Maryland for providers, administrators, counselors, addiction professionals, criminal justice professionals, recovering persons, and advocates, to learn the latest information on events and chances which will affect them.
The Tuerk Conference covers topics, issues, and information which include:
- Cost/benefit analysis for legal status changes pertaining to marijuana
- Marijuana’s effects on the adolescent brain
- Resources for mental health & addiction treatment
- New Medicaid ASO updates for behavioral health services in Maryland
- Analysis of a casino’s impact on communities, in regards to gambling addiction
- Information on opioid overdose, trauma-informed therapy, 12-step programs, ethics, and e-cigarettes
Recovery from Addiction
Darryl Strawberry and Ron Dock plan on holding their plenary session before workshops begin, from 11:15am until 12:30pm. In this presentation, which is titled “Recovery from Addiction“, Darryl and Ron will share some heartfelt thoughts on what it means to achieve a lasting recovery through a distraction-free, personalized approach to drug & alcohol rehabilitation.
Shortly before the presentation, Darryl Strawberry will also be doing a book signing and meet & greet with guests.
For more information on the 2015 Tuerk Conference on Behavioral Health & Addiction Treatment, download a PDF of the brochure (1.78MB).
If you would like to register to attend this event, please visit the NCADD’s site where you can register, or call the NCADD at (410) 625-6482.