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Dawn Farm Addiction and Recovery Education Series

Dec 5, 2018

 

“An Introduction To Cultivating Mindfulness to Support Recovery” was presented on November 27, 2018; by Elizabeth A.R. Robinson, MPH, MSW, Ph.D. Mindfulness practices have been found to be effective in supporting sustained recovery from substance use disorders. This presentation defines mindfulness, describes research...


Nov 25, 2018

“Personal Medicine: Becoming Active Agents in Our Own Recovery” was presented on October 30, 2018; by Jerry Fouchey, BS, MA, SpA, CADC; Dawn Farm Personal Medicine Therapist and Didactic Group Facilitator. Personal Medicine consists of things we do, not things we take, that increase our sense of wellness and help us...


Nov 23, 2018

“The Intersectionality of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Substance Use/Substance Use Disorders” was presented on October 23, 2018; by David J.H. Garvin, LMSW; Vice President of Programs and Facilities for Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County and Founder, Alternatives to Domestic Aggression, Catholic...


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,...