3Chamber April Luncheon: Treating Addiction as a Chronic Disease
Topic: Treating Addiction as a Chronic Disease
Speaker: Renee Klaric, UH Medical Center
This event is with Solon, Aurora and Twinsburg Chambers
This topic is geared to educate, motivate and inspire change. It's a topic filled with the highest of highs and lowest of lows and allows you to internally think about your own life, to determine where you, and employees, currently stand. As a business owner its important to understand how this affects your productivity.
You will learn:
- What addiction is and is not, vs dependence vs substance abuse
- Addiction is the same as any chronic disease
- How this effects society
- How this effects your workforce
Renee Klaric is the Program Manager for University Hospitals Addiction Services. She is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor and a Clinical Supervisor.
She has spent most of her career improving the services that patients receive in diverse healthcare settings both as a practitioner and a business person. Her experience in program creation, development and implementation has brought her to this opportunity with UH to offer a new and much needed modern perspective of treating addiction as a chronic disease.