Dawn Farm Addiction and Recovery Education Series
Chemical Dependency and the Family – September 2015

“Chemical Dependency and the Family” was presented on September 29, 2015; by Dr. Lynn Kleiman Malinoff, Ed.D. Chemical dependency is described as a family disease. This program provides an overview of how addiction impacts each member of a family. The presenter will describe the roles and behaviors that family members often acquire when living with addiction, ways in which each family member is affected by addiction in the family, and options for family members to obtain help to cope with addiction in the family. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual workshop series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues.  The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

Direct download: ChemicalDepenencyFamily_09-22-2015.mp3
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Opiates and Medicine; Where Are We, America? - September 2015

“Opiates and Medicine; Where Are We, America?” was presented on September 22, 2015, by Jeffrey Berger, MD, FASAM; Medical Director, Guest House. Non-medical use of opiates has been called an “epidemic” by CDC Director Thomas Frieden and “an urgent public health crisis” by former US Attorney General Eric Holder. Local and national leaders and media headlines echo and highlight this concern. How did we get this way? What can we do? This presentation provides a historically-based look at the medical use of opiates, especially in American society.  It focuses on the development and use of narcotic medications against the background of the three opiate epidemics in America.This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual education series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues.  The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series

Direct download: OpiatesAndMedicine_09-22-2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

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