Designer Drugs 102: An Update On The Latest Trends
Amanda Jernigan, Mazzitti and Sullivan Counseling Services
The Designer Drugs 102 workshop focused on designer drug trends and provided explanations on what the current trends are, as well as what trends are emerging. Pictures were available so participants can identify different drugs by street name, actual name and visual cues. Participants learned about the challenges of working with people who are under the influence of designer drugs. In addition, participants learned about the potential safety issues that surround the use of designer drugs.
Mindfulness and Recovery
Andrea Reca and Donna Wampole, WellSpan Behavioral Health
The Mindfulness and Recovery workshop offered an overview of the benefits and skills of mindfulness offered suggestions for how mindfulness can be incorporated in a spiritual and non-spiritual way to assist in recovery maintenance. Topics covered included the history of mindfulness practices, evidence-based mindfulness relapse prevention and the use of mindfulness to deal with triggers and urges. Participants were offered an opportunity to practice mindfulness activities in order to learn how to incorporate mindfulness in daily practice.