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Webinar: Substance Abuse and the Practice of Law
July 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
1 Hour MCLE; 1 Competency Issues. You must register in advance to participate.
In this compelling presentation, you will learn about the harmful physical and mental effects of alcohol and drug abuse and addiction. How do we recognize use and abuse of alcohol and other substances? Why are legal professionals prone to alcohol and drug abuse and addiction? What are the impacts to family, friends, employers, clients and colleagues of alcohol and drug abusers? When is it time to get professional help to intervene and preserve one’s health and career? The presenter will use their own personal journey and experience to bring these important issues to the forefront, will provide resources for your consideration and highlight the role that The Other Bar can play in the recovery process.
Moderator: John Richards
Speaker: Greg Dorst
Greg Dorst is the lead Southern California Consultant for the Other Bar after spending nearly 6 years as the Chief Executive Officer of Social Science Services, Inc., a non-profit group of mental health and substance use disorder facilities located in the Inland Empire region, serving San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. Greg is a former attorney who has worked on the cutting edge of treatment for those suffering from a seemingly hopeless state of mind and body since 2000. As an Addiction Specialist he is a true expert in the field having written articles for numerous publications as well as having worked on audio and video educational materials for Thompson/West.