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Faces of Addiction -- 5/10 Daypass -- Treating Court-Involved Adolescent Substance Users: Challenges and Opportunities
Joshua Meisler of Ann Arbor has lived in Vermont, Oregon, and Massachusetts. He has worked as a street outreach counselor, case manager, and therapist, serving adults, youth, and families. Meisler is a treatment clinician in the Washtenaw County Juvenile Drug Court, and serves as a board member of several local nonprofit youth-serving organizations. A person in long term substance disorder recovery, he has not used alcohol or other substances of abuse since August 2008. Speaker’s Synopsis: Meisler will share his insights and experiences working with court involved substance using youth and their families. He will briefly frame the challenges and opportunities that his clients and their families experience in our community in terms of access to economic, educational, and other resources. He will discuss his daily clinical work of supporting young people who are harmfully involved in substance use and their families.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 05/10/2018
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location : Washtenaw Community College/ Morris Lawrence Building
Address : Towsley Auditorium,
4800 E. Huron River Dr.,
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED