The Addictions Academy Methamphetamine Training is designed for addiction specialists, counselors, therapists, peer support workers, recovery coaches, techs, hospital workers, and front-line caregivers, along with first responders (nurse, doctor, EMT, Firefighters, police, etc). This training covers how meth became prevalent in the USA, how to address and combat the problem.
If you have ever wanted to know more about Meth Use, its history, how it affects the body and brain, this is the class for you. We cover family roles, how meth is made, slang terms and history, and more. This is a 2-hour course that delves quickly into the history, use, and prevention of meth use and abuse. We do cover slang terms and current medical uses.
NOTE: There are NO prerequisites to this course, however, most people that befit are addiction professionals, therapists, counselors, and those serving in the drug and alcohol addiction treatment or mental health sectors. This is for 2 CEU’s.
Your Host for this Training, Dr. Cali Estes Dr. Cali Estes is a Therapist, Life Coach, Recovery Coach, Addictions Coach, and Wellness Guru, Dr. Cali Estes has been named ‘The Female Dr. Drew’ by the media. She has been featured on CNN, NBC, FOX, ABC, KTLA, People Mag, Yoga Digest, and more. She is the Founder of The Addictions Academy and the wildly popular Sober on Demand for an alternative to drug and alcohol treatment services. She has also created the first-ever addiction and mental health supplement line, ProRecoveryRx.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Overview of Methamphetamines
Slang terms and history
Current medical uses and trends
Physical versus mental and emotional issues
Long term use and complications
Helpful tips for family members dealing with someone with an addiction
How meth affects the brain
Brain health and neurotransmitters
Serotonin and dopamine uptake receptors
What is methamphetamine?
Meth is a powerful stimulant and d highly addictive substance that contains a base of ephedra and other household chemicals. It can cause long-term psychosis, health issues such as rotten teeth, scratching of the skin, and odd behaviors. It can be snorted, smoked or shot with a needle. Also known as meth, blue, ice, and crystal, among many other terms, it takes the form of a white, odorless, bitter-tasting crystalline powder that easily dissolves in water or alcohol.
Can I overdose on meth?
Yes, you can overdose on too much methamphetamine. If you suspect an overdose call 911 immediately. As with any stimulant, a heart attack can be a major concern if too much of the drug is ingested.
How to detox off meth?
You can go to a detox or treatment center or detox on your own. You will need therapy and recovery coaching to stay off the drugs long-term.
What are the signs that someone is addicted to meth?
The signs that someone is addicted to crystal meth include Increased psychosis Violent and irrational behavior Feelings of panic if meth is inaccessible Changes in appearance, character, and peer groups Secretive and/or criminal behavior Heart issues Skin picking Irregular sleep patterns (up for days, sleep for days) Not eating Insomnia Irritability and more.
GET INSTANT ACCESS TO OUR ONLINE COURSE WHICH INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING
Methamphetamine Training Course (2 hours)
2 Continuing Education Units (CEUS)
Manual for course
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