Lunch & Learn: Impact of Opioids and Methamphetamine Epidemic on Family Law in Greater Minnesota
The opioid and methamphetamine epidemic effects all Minnesotans. Family courts and professionals are faced with the challenge of supporting families when addiction and use of these substances is an issue. Options and approaches to addressing these issues vary widely from outstate to Twin Cities metro communities. In this one-hour course, presenters will discuss how courts and professionals in their outstate counties work with families facing these challenging issues. Topics covered include impact of methamphetamine and opioid use on parenting, creating care plans for families at various stages of addiction or use in greater Minnesota, testing resources, supervision considerations, and how family professionals and courts can assist families in planning ahead for safety.