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Dawn Farm Addiction and Recovery Education Series

Oct 29, 2017

Tobacco Recovery was presented on October 17, 2017, by Anna Byberg, LMSW, CAADC; Program Coordinator, Dawn Farm Spera Recovery Center (and a panel of former tobacco users.) Despite downward trends in the prevalence of tobacco use in the general population, tobacco use remains a significant problem among people with...


Oct 23, 2017

Addiction 101 was presented on September 26, 2017; by James Balmer; President, Dawn Farm. This program provides a general overview of alcohol/other drug addiction and recovery, examines the progression of alcohol/other drug use, reviews addiction as a brain disease and discusses the process of recovery. Viewers will...


Oct 5, 2017

Addiction and Families was presented on September 19, 2017; by Dr. Lynn Kleiman Malinoff, Ed.D. Substance 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 do not realize how profoundly they have been affected. To...


Jun 19, 2017

“Does Addiction Treatment Work?” was presented on Tuesday May 16, 2017, by Dr. Carl Christensen, MD, PhD, FACOG, FASAM, ABAM. Recent publications claim to define research-supported definitive truths about the root causes of addiction and efficacy of treatment modalities; however, conclusions are conflicting and have...


Jun 16, 2017

“Tobacco Cessation and Addiction Recovery” was presented on May 23, 2017, by Anna Byberg, LMSW, CAADC; Program Coordinator, Dawn Farm Spera Recovery Center. Despite downward trends in the prevalence of tobacco use in the general population, tobacco use remains a significant problem among people with alcohol/other...