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Dawn Farm Addiction and Recovery Education Series

Oct 3, 2018

Addiction and Families” was presented on September 25, 2018; by Lynn Kleiman Malinoff, Ed.D. Alcohol/other drug addiction is often described as a “family condition.” Each member of the family unit is affected by addiction within the family and often family members have challenges in supporting each other and taking...


Sep 23, 2018

“Addiction 101” was presented on Tuesday September 18, 2018; from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by James Balmer; President, Dawn Farm. Substance use disorders are poorly understood by the general population as well as by many professionals. “Why don’t you just stop” is a common refrain from family member and friends,...


Jun 20, 2018

Spirituality in Recovery: The Many Paths to Spiritual Fitness was presented on Tuesday May 29, 2018; by Jerry Fouchey, BS, MA, SpA, CADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient and Personal Medicine therapist. Twelve Step recovery programs challenge participants through the Eleventh Step to “seek through prayer and meditation to improve their...


Jun 11, 2018

"Gratitude and Addiction Recovery" was presented on May 22, 2018; by Dr. Amy R. Krentzman, MSW, PhD. “Gratitude” is a frequent topic in recovery circles, a recurrent theme in recovery program literature, and a central component of addiction recovery for many recovering people. Gratitude practices are commonly employed...


May 4, 2018

Collegiate Recovery Programs: Supporting Second Chances was presented on Tuesday March 27, 2018; by Mary Jo Desprez, MA; Director, Wolverine Wellness, University Health Service, University of Michigan; Matthew Statman, LMSW, CAADC; University of Michigan Collegiate Recovery Program Manager; and a panel of University of Michigan...