The Tangled Web: Trauma, Trafficking and Addictions

Thursday, November 04, 2021 • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT


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Event Details

The Co-Occurring Conference Coalition proudly presents its 23rd annual conference on working with clients with co-occurring disorders. A person with a co- occurring disorder is someone who has one or more co- existing mental illnesses in addition to substance use or substance dependence disorders.


8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Registration

Continental Breakfast (included)

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Rebecca McDonald

Human Trafficking Type and Venues; Warning Signs for Adults and Minors; Communication about Health Concerns, Symptoms & Trauma; Assistance Plan to Report and Respond

10:30 a.m.-10:45 Break

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Kevin McCauley, M.D.

Changes in the Brain with Addictions & Trauma; Genetic

Predisposition, Behaviors & Environment Influence

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (included) 

1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Reasons Why People Use Non-Medical or Prescribed

Medications; Types of Medication Assisted Treatment 

2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Break

2:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Creating a Recovery-Oriented System of Care, Questions, Evaluations

Any questions on the conference or ADA accommodations or grievances, contact Cynthia Petersen at 231-935-3099 or [email protected] The fax is 231-935-3082.

Brochure below-

Venue Information

Hagerty Conference Center at NMC
715 East Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 995-1146
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Organizer Information

Northern Lakes Community Mental Health Authority

105 Hall Street
Suite A
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 935-3099

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Cynthia Petersen
(231) 935-3099