Treatment community updates on job opportunities, publishing, events and more
By Angela ZhouOctober 22, 2020
New & Next: Webinars & Events
NAADAC Addiction Webinar Presentations
If you are an addiction subject matter expert, applications are open to collaborate with NAADAC. The association for addiction professionals is accepting applications for its 2021 NAADAC Free Webinar Series. Interested experts are invited to submit ideas to present via a globally broadcasted webinar. Application submissions will be accepted through close of business on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. The selected presenters will be notified by Monday, Nov. 9, 2020.
Recovery Reinvented Event Highlighting Shame
On Oct. 28, 2020, Recovery Reinvented will be bringing together addiction and recovery specialists and the public for a day dedicated to eliminating the shame and stigma of addiction and empowering communities to support recovery. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum will host and present this year’s featured speakers, including New York Times best-selling author David Sheff. The event is free and runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST.
New & Next: Job Opportunities
Pyramid Healthcare and its affiliated companies have put out an urgent call to hire for open positions in multiple locations.
St. Mary Mercy Hospital
Full-time, part-time and contingent positions are open in behavioral medicine. If you’re an addiction professional and are interested, contact Jason Schwartz, director, Behavioral Medicine, directly via his LinkedIn.
New & Next: Publishing
The Soul of an Addict: Unlocking the Complex Nature of Addiction
D.J. Mitchell, a pastor in recovery for 35 years and an author, has published a book The Soul of an Addict: Unlocking the Complex Nature of Addiction. In it, he shares his first-hand knowledge, years of experience working with other substance users, and painstaking research to show the complexity of recovery. Written for non-users who want to better understand the nature of addiction and those who want to find help for themselves or their loved ones, The Soul of an Addict seeks to raise awareness of the needs of recovering individuals. For more information, as well as to download the first two chapters at no cost, visit this link on the author’s website.
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