Massage for substance addiction (3 CE hours)


Course Description
This course is designed to offer a detailed introduction to the use of massage therapy as a complimentary treatment for individuals that are currently in treatment for alcohol/drug addiction.

In this course we examine the physiological and psychological effects of recovery from chemical addiction and the specific application of massage therapy for these conditions.

Educational Objectives
Identify the physiological effects of delirium tremens (also called DTs) and other withdrawal conditions.
Describe how massage therapy can be used as a safe and healthy psychological coping mechanism for individuals in addiction recovery.
Describe how the effects of massage on the levels of dopamine and serotonin production is beneficial to people in addiction recovery.

Degree of Difficulty
Beginner/Entry Level

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