Most of us have probably said at least once (or maybe twice) “let’s just get through 2020”. The COVID-19 pandemic is leading to brain stress linked to anxiety and worry about the “knowns” and the “unknowns”. Join Generation Dayton for an interactive dialogue with Jodi Long, Associate Director for the Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board, on the short and long term impacts of the pandemic on young professionals and tips for building resiliency for mental wellness moving into 2021.
Attendees will be entered to win $20 in Downtown Dayton Dollars from the Downtown Dayton Partnership!
About the speaker:
Jodi Long serves as the Associate Director for the Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board in Dayton Ohio. She serves as one of the co-leads for the Montgomery County Overdose Action Team (COAT). Jodi has over twenty-five years of experience in the field of social work, including over twenty five years of specialized experience working with people who are living with and recovering from mental illness and addiction. Jodi has worked across the continuum of behavioral health including faith based organizations, community behavioral health centers, hospitals, peer operated centers, and county government.
Jodi received her Master’s Degree in Social Work Administration from the Ohio State University. She is a licensed Independent Social Worker – Supervising (LISW-S) and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor – Clinical Supervision (LICDC-CS). Jodi is a facilitator for Sequential Intercept Mapping and a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Peer Reviewer for the Ohio Criminal Justice Coordinating Center of Excellence. Jodi is a certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor, the Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) coordinator for the Montgomery Co. CIT program in partnership with the Montgomery Co. Sheriff Office, and a member of the Ohio Crisis Response Team. Jodi enjoys serving as adjunct professor at community and state colleges in the field of social work and addictions.