Science of Addiction Recovery (SOAR)
This 1-3 hour symposium’s goal is explaining addiction as a brain condition and that, very much like other chronic health conditions, recovery is a daily health issue that over 25 million Americans successfully manage. Upon completion of the symposium, participants will be able to:
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SOAR Training of Trainers
The Science of Addiction and Recovery Training of Trainers (SOAR TOT) is available for adolescents, adults, peers/clients, service providers, and community members who are in long- term recovery.
- Deliver the SOAR presentation to meet its two objectives of explaining: 1) the neuropsychology of addiction and recovery and 2) why the SOAR is important for recovery advocacy and the recovery community,
- Answer the eight most frequently asked questions during SOAR presentations,
- Describe three keys to becoming a successful presenter, and
- Identify six components of an effective presentation.
An understanding of the science-based facts, combined with the lived experience of the presenter, together create a powerful tool for explaining addiction and creating environments that are able and willing to support recovery.