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Archived Grand Rounds Web Cast
Treating a rural breakout: The escalating use of Methamphetamine
Jeanne L. Obert, M.A., M.S.
June 27, 2006
11:00 a.m. (Mountain Standard Time)
- To learn more about the methamphetamine epidemic
- To understand methamphetamine’s effects on the brain
- To learn how to reduce methamphetamine craving
- To become familiar with the timeline for recovery from methamphetamine dependence
Jeanne Obert is a founder and the Executive Director of Matrix Institute, an outpatient treatment center in the greater Los Angeles area with five sites. She is also the Director of Outpatient Services for the Matrix/UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs.
Jeanne is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Supervisor, a Motivational Interviewing Trainer trained by Bill Miller, and a consultant for the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the Center on Substance Abuse Treatment. She served as an Expert Trainer on a Motivational Enhancement study led by Yale University as part of the NIDA Community Trials Network (CTN) and has worked with UCLA researchers to disseminate evidence-based treatments (including the Matrix Model) nationally and internationally.