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August 15, 2023 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Power of Knowing: Loving and Understanding Someone with Addiction

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The Power of Knowing

Loving and Understanding Someone with Addiction

Tuesday, August 15 | 12 – 1:00 p.m.

Understanding comes from knowing. Many people love or know someone living with addiction. It is a complicated and difficult disease to understand. This webinar will discuss what addiction is, options for care, and support available to all who are
touched by addiction.

Learning Objectives

• Learn about addiction and options for treatment.
• Learn how family and friends can support a loved one living with addiction.
• Learn about resources for someone living with addiction and for those who love them.

Register for the Webinar on Zoom

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Meet Our Panelists

Caroline Drake
Parent Survivor
Caroline lost her daughter, Kaitlyn, to accidental overdose in July 2020. In trying to find a path to healing, Caroline immersed herself in the field of harm reduction. GCSTOP was there when Kaitlyn felt she had no other place to turn. It is Caroline’s mission to spread the same love and support her daughter received, and for those struggling to feel valued and loved no matter where they are in their journey.


Jim Albright
Director of Guilford County Emergency Services
Jim Albright is the current director of Guilford County Emergency Services. Emergency Services provides numerous community functions including EMS, Emergency Management, and coordination of the County Fire system. He is also the founder of Guilford County Solutions to the Opioid Problem (GCSTOP) which is a harm reduction and treatment navigation collaborative between Guilford County and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.


Meet Our Moderator

Risa Hanau, LCSW, is the Clinical and Community Educator at AuthoraCare Collective. Risa is a seasoned presenter and teacher in the area of end-of-life and ethics. She is a member of the Cone Health Ethics Committee. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker by training and holds a Master of Social Work from The University of Pennsylvania.


August 15, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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