Behave CEO Lakeitha Grey to present at the 6th Annual Georgia School of Addiction Studies in Savannah, GA, August 27th through August 31st. The annual Georgia School of Addiction Studies offers a unique opportunity for professional development, information exchange, and networking. It is designed to address the need for knowledge and skill development through advanced training for substance abuse professionals. Grey will be teaching the workshop, Harnessing Mobile Technology in Prevention, on August 30th at 9:30am.
“The potential of mobile technology is undeniable”, declares Grey. “What began as a device to simply place a phone call has evolved into a computerized social lifestyle center.”
According to The Nielsen Company, Smartphones have penetrated 54% of 18-24 year olds and 62% of 25-34 year olds in the US mobile phone market. The average smartphone user has 26 apps on their phone; the average iPhone user has 48. Grey’s course will present mobile technology as a viable effective platform to deliver interventions, examine best practices in the marketplace, and explore ways to implement mobile technology into public outreach campaigns.
“I’m ecstatic about the opportunity to present to professionals searching for additional ways to aid those suffering from addiction,” expresses Grey. “I’m looking forward to learning quite a bit myself.”
The 5-day workshop will feature a number of presenters including Former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher.