INTRODUCTION TO INTEGRATIVE ADDICTION MEDICINE (2 day workshop)
Wednesday, September 13: 8AM - 5PM; Thursday, September 14: 8AM - 1:30PM
$749 (not included in conference registration) VIEW WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

 

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: 
A new era in natural addiction treatment is rapidly evolving - now is the time for medical professionals to update their knowledge and understanding in treating those with addiction problems. Addiction and substance abuse are reaching epidemic levels, according to a recent report published by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. Join Dalal Akoury, MD and Mitchell Ghen, DO as they present a revolutionary workshop encompassing a range of addiction issues including prescription drugs, illegal substances, eating disorders, sex, and gambling. This workshop aims to provide practitioners and therapists a more comprehensive and integrative approaches to treating addiction through both lecture and interactive sessions. The target audience of this pre-conference workshop includes NDs, MDs, Dos, Psychiatrists, addictive disorder practitioners, counselors, nurses, and addiction therapists.  VIEW WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

Learning Objectives:
This unique approach to treating addiction patients will teach medical professionals on the following:

  • Addiction as a wholistic body echosystem derangement
  • The interaction between stress, survivorship, pain, and addiction
  • The role of hormonal imbalance in the disease of addiction
  • A topic rarely discussed - effective and natural therapies to treat sex addiction and obesity
  • The genetic and epigenetic influences on the disease of addiction
  • Introduction to natural addiction medicine
  • Mitochondrial restoration as an integral part to treat addiction
  • Psycho neuroendocrine immune restoration essential to reverse addiction
  • New and future therapies on the horizon for addiction treatment

Dalal Akoury, MD

ABOUT DR. AKOURY:

Dalal Akoury, MD is the founder of AWAREmed Health and Wellness Resource Center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Dr. Akoury is fellowship trained and certified in anti-aging functional and regenerative medicine, as well as having more than twenty years of accumulated experience in emergency medicine, pediatrics, and a master’s degree in public health. She has also served fellowships in pediatric hematology/oncology and has preformed research in leukemia and the effects of smoking. Dr. Akoury’s practice focuses on personalized medicine through lifestyle healthy choices that deals with primary prevention and underlying causes instead of patching up symptoms. She started her journey and quest for medically wholistic practice by training with the world’s leading experts in bio-identical hormone replacement, interventional endocrinology, growth hormone replacement, adrenal dysfunction, thyroid disorders, advanced nutritional therapies, and integrative and functional medicine. These treatments are described in the evidence-based medical literature. What that means is that these treatments are NOT experimental and they have been applied successfully and safely to patients.


DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
Dr. Akoury has indicated that she has no financial relationships with any commercial supporters.

   
COMPLIMENTARY TOPIC VIDEOS, COURTESY OF DALAL AKOURY, MD
 


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