Carolinas Health Ministry Partnership


CHMP membership includes health ministers, clergy, pastors,  faith community nurses, congregational health promoters, and other lay health leaders interested in whole-person health.

People of Faith Working Together for Healthier Communities

Carolinas Health Ministry Partnership is a membership organization offering

people opportunity to engage in learning and growing health ministries

 that integrate the faith and health communities across

the states of North and South Carolina.

The Faith Community: Understanding the Science of

Substance Use Disorders; Utilizing the 12 Step Principles of 


Date: April 17, 2021 Live Webinar

Time: 8:30-1:30


Faith Community Nurses and their constituents are important responders to those living with substance misuse or entering recovery. Using a case study, Dr. Corey Richardson will engage participants in discussion regarding the brain science of substance use disorders to dispel myths and stigma in communities of faith. Nurses need to be aware of the most current opioid statistics, the brain science of substance use disorders, signs and symptoms of different drug use, diagnostic tools, levels of care ,treatment models, medication assisted treatment, and rescue Narcan. Pastor Don Ledbetter will discuss the 12-step model(s) as a tool for Faith Communities to provide spiritual direction, behavior modification, and recovery support for persons and families struggling with substance use disorders.

Facilitator: Carolinas Health Ministry Partnership Education Committee

This activity has been approved by the North Carolina Nurses Association to award 4.2 contact hours. North Carolina Nurses Association is accredited as an approver of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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