The Meadows' Senior Fellow, Dr. Shelley Uram, will be a conference speaker at the 2012 National Conference for Lawyer Assistance Programs on October 9 - 12 in Grand Rapids, MI at The Amway Grand Plaza. The theme of the conference is "Meeting Our Challenges for 25 Years."
Dr. Uram, a Harvard trained, triple board-certified psychiatrist, will discuss "Reclaiming Your Authentic Self; Understanding Psychological Trauma and the Brain." Additional conference programming will include such varied topics as: "Cognitive Impairments in the Practice of Law: Identifying and Assisting Lawyers and Judges," "Love First: Intervention for Lawyers," "Addiction Treatment in the New Millennium," "Recovery Mind Training: Radical Thinking for a Sustainable Recovery," and "Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Sex and Pornography in the New Media Frontier."
In addition, the conference features an Exhibit Hall of facilities from around the U.S. and Canada that focus on treating drug abuse, addictions, mood disorders, and eating disorders, to name a few. The Meadows will be among the exhibitors with staff members Patricia Doty, Director of Sales and Internet Support Services, and Jenna Pastore, Business Development Liaison, in attendance.
For information regarding the conference, visit http://www.americanbar.org/calendar/2012/10/2012_national_conferenceforlawyerassistanceprograms/general.html.
The Meadows Wickenburg is an industry leader in treating trauma and addiction through its inpatient and workshop programs. To learn more about The Meadows' work with trauma and addiction contact an intake coordinator at (866) 856-1279 or visit www.themeadows.com.
For over 35 years, The Meadows has been a leading trauma and addiction treatment center. In that time, they have helped more than 20,000 patients in one of their three inpatient centers and 25,000 attendees in national workshops. The Meadows world-class team of Senior Fellows, Psychiatrists, Therapists and Counselors treat the symptoms of addiction and the underlying issues that cause lifelong patterns of self-destructive behavior. The Meadows, with 24 hour nursing and on-site physicians and psychiatrists, is a Level 1 psychiatric hospital that is accredited by the Joint Commission.