EVENT - Lunch & Learn: The Opioid Epidemic Among Adolescents
3/26/2018 11:30 am – 01:00 pm | Campus Events
The misuse of opioids is increasing in this country at alarming rates and has reached epidemic levels. Fusion Academy wants to ensure our community is adequately informed of the signs of use and impact of the use on our communities’ teenagers. Baqi Martin, LCSW, the Director of Clinical Services for Clearfork Academy will host an interactive brief discussion on the “Opioid Epidemic Among Adolescents” and discuss the impact on teens’ development, strategies for recovery and sustaining sobriety. Baqi will also provide an introduction of SMART recovery as a model so that we can all be a part of the solution in our community.
Baqi Martin, LCSW, is the Director of Clinical Services at Clearfork Academy LLC, a male only Faith centered residential treatment center for adolescents located in Fort Worth, Texas. He has devoted his career to serving and working with children, youth and families. Through his years of specialized experiences it has equipped him with a wealth of knowledge and precise, unique to skills effective for working with children and adolescents. He has spent countless years developing clinical programming, drafting curricula that is beneficial in working with this particular client population. His continued education and training has developed a passion for serving at risk youth and their families. These passions brought him to a place of enjoyment in sharing these skills and strategies with others in the field.