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Seminole Jail’s Innovative Addiction Treatment Program Aims to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Eva Viruet has been to rehab before. She’s also spent more nights in jail than she’d like to admit. But her time in Seminole County’s Accepting Change Through Treatment, or ACTT, program — a hybrid between inpatient…
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Leveraging Telehealth for Justice-Involved Individuals: Expanding Access to Mental and Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Many communities are adopting telehealth as one way to address gaps in access to treatment for mental and substance use disorders for justice-involved populations. This webinar hosted by SAMHSA’s GAINS Center will present ways to incorporate…
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Using What Works: A Review of Evidence Based Treatments for Military Populations

This webinar is part six of a six-part specialty training series Addiction Treatment in Military & Veteran Culture. When addressing the clinical concerns of service members, veterans, and their families, it is necessary for providers to…
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How Does Substance Abuse and Traumatic Brainy Injury Influence Criminal Activity?

The Frontal Cortex Connection: TBI and Drug Abuse The long-term effects of traumatic brain injury are at long last being acknowledged and researched in our society, partly due to the media’s attention to the severity and consequences of this…
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Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope - September 26 at 10 AM

Thursday, September 26 Screening 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM Valencia College Lake Nona Campus Room 148 12350 Narcoossee Rd, Orlando, FL RESILIENCE is a one-hour documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)…
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Florida to Require Mental Health Classes in Public Schools Starting in Sixth Grade

Public schools will be required to teach students at least five hours of mental health instruction beginning in 6th grade, under a mandate approved by the state Board of Education Wednesday and hailed by Florida's top educator as a “life…
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Registration Open: 2019 Defending Modern Drug Cases Seminar

Once again, drug prosecutions are on the rise. From challenging the arrest and seizure to picking a jury to cross-examining police officers, defense attorneys handling drug cases must be able to construct a defense that will increase the chances…
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Registration Open: Social Worker/Sentencing Advocate Conference in Seattle, Washington - September 10-13

These conferences will feature nationally recognized faculty in a mix of plenary sessions, simultaneous sessions and small group breakouts.  Participants will have the opportunity to choose sessions to best fit their individual needs.  There…
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Registration Open: Team Mitigation Institute in Boise, Idaho - August 19-21

Mitigation created by a team of professionals in non capital case is increasingly becoming the standard of practice.   This  bring-your-own-case institute is designed for defense teams to work on the mitigation ifor  a non-capital client.   …
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Who is Florida Man?

THE STORY, HEADLINED “Drunk, shirtless Florida man arrested after shoveling spaghetti in his mouth at Olive Garden,” hit the website of southwest Florida’s NBC-Channel 2 at 11:13am on April 8 this year. The mugshot revealed a scraped…