New Hampshire Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association

Dedicated to Advancing Addiction Professionals in New Hampshire

Understanding Substance Use Disorder

  • February 12, 2020
  • 8:45 AM - 12:00 PM
  • 130 Pembroke Rd. Suite 100, Concord, NH 03301
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A 3 hour training event with Corey Gately

February 12, 2020

8:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (registration begins at 8:30 a.m.)

SOR Scholarship Application

PRESENTATION:  This training will provide participants with an understanding of the science behind Substance Use Disorder (SUD).  Understanding the mechanics of the brain and how SUD happens can provide us with a better avenue for dealing with people who have this disease.  This training will also provide participants with information about particular classes of drugs and how they each affect the brain.  In addition, the training will examine family dynamics and how family members are affected.  Community resources and opportunities for treatment will be explored.


  1. Participants will understand the science of addiction and how the brain function is different in someone afflicted with the disease of addiction. 
  2. Participants will understand the classes of drugs and how they affect people.
  3. Participants will better understand the resources that are available in our state.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:  Corey graduated from Keene State college with a dual Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Sociology, as well as an Associate’s degree in Chemical Dependency. Corey also completed her Master’s in Community Psychology at Springfield College. She has worked at Nathan Brody Chemical Dependency program since 2001 as a Substance Abuse Counselor. She has also been a Substance Abuse professional conducting Department of Transportation Evaluations since 2008. She has over 20 years of experience working in the Human Services industry, including teaching various classes at the local community college. Corey is married and has 3 children. Erin is 13, Shannon is 10, and Andrew is 6. She is actively involved in her community and is a member of the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Parent Council, St. Baldricks Committee, Youth Soccer coach, Youth Volleyball, Volunteer Steering Committee at the Elementary School, and WOW Trail Volunteer. Corey was recently awarded the "40 Under 40" Award in NH for her involvement in her community.

Registration Fee:  $25; *NBCC add $5.    Lunch will be on your own.   Scholarships are available for this training. Please apply using the SOR scholarship application link above. For registration & scholarship information contact:  603-225-7060,

3 Contact Hours Available
Certified Prevention Specialist Domain: 6
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence:  5, 14-17
CRSW Performance Domains:  1-4
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category A) & Psychologist Category A
(NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program). 


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