Join us for a panel discussion and town hall-style meeting focusing on how substance use and mental health issues impact individuals and their families. We are bringing communities together to create a new vision and approach to help those who confront those issues every day.
Meeting Goals and Agenda
- Opportunity to network, gather resources and information
- Discussion of “school to prison pipeline”
- Exploration of what reality-based education will look like in school and clinical settings
- Offer empowering approaches for more effective parenting of substance using children
- Information about harm reduction psychotherapy and alternatives to abstinence-only approaches
- Discussion of supervised injection facilities and overdose prevention initiatives
- Needs assessment and process for thinking together about next steps
- Q & A, participants will be able to submit questions ahead of time for discussion
Andrew Tatarsky, PhD
Carol Katz Beyer
Barry Lessin, M.Ed.
Major Neill Franklin (Ret.)
Jerry Otero, MA
Scott Kellogg, PhD
When & Where
The Center For Optimal Living
The Center for Optimal Living provides innovative, personalized treatment, based on Integrative Harm Reduction Psychotherapy, for individuals and families with substance use issues, other risky or addictive behaviors, and a wide range of mental health issues. Recognizing the complexity and multiple meanings of these issues, we promote healing and positive change through the principles of compassion, collaboration and empowerment.
The Center for Optimal Living offers a variety of trainings and workshops on Integrative Harm Reduction Psychotherapy (IHRP) and other complementary techniques. We offer training in the United States and internationally, for individuals, groups and organizations. Our training sessions are collaborative, making use of group discussion, interactive skill-building components. To find out more about the content, availability and cost of our training sessions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or (+1) 212.213.8905 x2.