Unlearning Toxic Masculinity: Uncovering Trauma in the Male Population
Date & Time
Thursday, April 18, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Hedieh Azadmehr, PhD
This presentation discusses how substance abuse and emotional distress are interconnected. The issue of underlying trauma in male population, which remains fairly underdiagnosed and misdiagnosed in substance abuse treatment, will also be addressed. Furthermore, the presentation will continue explaining traditional masculine gender roles and how these roles can potentially be toxic and destructive. In conclusion, the focus will be on ways to engage men in treatment and to unlearn toxic masculinity.
Location Name
Edison J&K
Session Type
Breakout Session
Available for Credit
Approved for CEs