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Dawn Farm Addiction and Recovery Education Series

Feb 3, 2018

How to Support Recovery and Not Support Addiction was presented on January 23, 2018, by Dr. Charles F. Gehrke, MD, FACP, FASAM.  The course of an individual’s substance use may be strongly influenced by family members, friends, employers and others. The disease of addiction is often poorly understood, and the...


Jan 28, 2018

Safe and Effective Management of Pain and Addiction was presented on January 16, 2018; by Dr. Carl Christensen, MD, Ph.D., D-FASAM; and Dr. Mark A. Weiner, MD, D-FASAM. The Institute of Medicine estimates around a 100 million Americans suffer with chronic pain, and it’s estimated that about 10% of our population has or...


Jan 6, 2018

Personal Medicine: Becoming Active Agents in Our Own Recovery was presented on November 28, 2017, by Jerry Fouchey, BS, MA, SpA, CADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient and Personal Medicine therapist. Personal Medicine is any activity a person adopts because it helps them feel better and increases their sense of “Wellness.” When we...


Nov 25, 2017

Intervention to Durable Recovery: The Power of Family was presented on November 21, 2017, by Debra Jay and Jeff Jay; best-selling authors, speakers, trainers and counselors. Addiction is often described as a “family condition” – but families have often been left out of the recovery equation. Involved,...


Nov 2, 2017

In the Doctor’s Office: Recovery Friend or Foe? was presented on October 24, 2017; by Mark A. Weiner, MD, D-FASAM; and Matthew Statman, LMSW, CAADC; University of Michigan Collegiate Recovery Program Manager. Addiction is widely recognized as a chronic illness best treated with long-term monitoring and support. Primary health...