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Dawn Farm Addiction and Recovery Education Series

Jan 21, 2015

Christian Spirituality and Recovery From Addiction” was presented on TuesdayJanuary 20, 2015; by Brother Ed Conlin, BSEd, CADC; Addiction Counselor, Detroit Capuchin Service System.  Spirituality often plays an important role in recovery initiation, recovery maintenance, and quality of life in recovery from...


In the Doctor's Office: Recovery Friend or Foe?

Dec 22, 2014

"In the Doctor's Office: Recovery Friend or Foe?” was presented on Tuesday April 22, 2014; by Dr. Mark A. Weiner, MD; Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine; and Matthew Statman, LMSW, CAADC; Collegiate Recovery Program Manager, University of Michigan.  It's been said that the doctor’s office can be a dangerous place for...


Nov 26, 2014

Collegiate Recovery Programs: Supporting Second Chances” was presented on Tuesday November 25, 2014; by Mary Jo Desprez, MA; Director, Wolverine Wellness, University Health Service, University of Michigan; and Matthew Statman, LMSW, CAADC; University of Michigan Collegiate Recovery Program Manager. The transition to...


Oct 29, 2014

Cultivating Mindfulness to Support Recovery” was presented on Tuesday October 28, 2014; by Dr. Elizabeth A.R. Robinson, Ph.D., MSW. Research supports mindfulness practices as effective techniques to support sustained recovery from substance use disorders. This presentation will describe mindfulness, demonstrate...


Oct 4, 2014

Opiates and Medicine; Where Are We, America?” was presented on Tuesday September 23, 2014; by Dr. Jeffrey P. Berger, MD, FASAM. Non-medical use of opiates has been called an “epidemic” by CDC Director Thomas Frieden and “an urgent public health crisis” by US Attorney General Holder. Local and national leaders...