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MEDIA ADVISORY: Learn More about Diagnosing andTreating ADHD

Free, educational event on August 19 will feature discussion on how best to manage and treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders in children and adults

WHAT:
Centerstone and the Ivy Tech Community College School of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences are presenting a free, educational Breakfast Learning Series event titled, “Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adults: Diagnosis and Medication Treatment.”

Centerstone Clinical Nurse Specialist Bethany Murray will differentiate the symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults, adolescents and children, and compare and contrast medications that are used to treat the disorder. She also will outline common side effects of ADHD treatments and how best to manage various medications.

The Breakfast Learning Series is designed especially for clinicians and community members who support those recovering from mental illness and addiction. Continuing education credits are available for a $5.00 charge.

WHO:
Bethany Murray, RN, CNS, Centerstone
WHEN:
Friday, August 19, 2011 from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m.
WHERE:
Ivy Tech Community College – Bloomington Campus

Lamkin Hall

200 Daniel’s Way
Bloomington, IN
NOTES:
For more information, please contact Nicholas Spagnolo at 812-337-2350 or nicholas.spagnolo@centerstone.org.

About Centerstone
Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization, has provided a wide range of mental health and addiction services to Indiana residents for more than 50 years. Through more than 60 facilities in 17 Indiana counties, Centerstone serves more than 24,000 children, adolescents, adults and seniors each year. The organization also operates the Foster Care Select program in 24 counties. It is accredited by CARF International. For more information about Centerstone, please call 800-344-8802.