Creating a Healing Forest: The Entire Community as the Treatment Center for Clients with Opioid Addiction

Opioid relapse and overdose deaths are at all time highs. A major challenge of substance use disorders treatment is that many individuals seeking opioid recovery are often separated from their community while in treatment and have to deal cues in their environment which trigger urges to return to the drug post discharge. Some individuals seeking recovery return to communities where there is easy access to drugs, a drug using peer group and family, high unemployment and communities in despair. This increases the risk of relapse. In this presentation you will learn: a paradigm shift which will...Read more enable you to view the entire community as the recovery center; how to create "a healing forest" to promote recovery; how to shift from the acute care model of addictions treatment towards a recovery oriented system of care anchored in the natural environment; the use of ROSC Councils to promote recovery; the role of families, persons in long term recovery; nurses, doctors, faith based and business communities in promoting opioid recovery.

Examples will be drawn from rural, urban, suburban and Native American Communities
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Learning Objectives

  • Articulate the limitations of the acute care model of addictions treatment.
  • Discuss how to mobilize an entire community to promote opioid recovery
  • Set up a recovery oriented systems of care council (ROSC)

Saturday, December 05, 2020

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