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Dawn Farm Addiction and Recovery Education Series

Feb 1, 2016

Telling Our Stories:  Narratives for Recovery in Alcoholics Anonymous” was presented on Tuesday January 26, 2016, by Stephen Strobbe, PhD, RN; Clinical Associate Professor, University of Michigan School of Nursing, and the Department of Psychiatry. Storytelling has always been an important part of Alcoholics...


Jan 21, 2016

“The Brain and Recovery: An Update on the Neuroscience of Addiction” was presented on Tuesday January 19, 2016; by Kevin T. McCauley, MD; co-founder of the Institute on Addiction Study and writer of the award-winning DVD “Pleasure Unwoven” There The last twenty years produced an explosion of understanding not only...


Dec 16, 2015

“Relapse Prevention” was presented on Tuesday December 15, 2015, by Erik Anderson LMSW, CAADC, Dawn Farm Outpatient Program Therapist. Addiction has been identified as an illness that requires long-term management.  Relapse is a process that begins before alcohol/other drug use is resumed and is usually preceded by...


Nov 25, 2015

“How To Support Recovery and Not Support Addiction” was presented on November 24, 2015; by Charles F. Gehrke, MD, FACP, FASAM. The course of an individual’s alcohol/other drug addiction may be strongly influenced by family members, friends, employers and others. The disease of addiction is often poorly understood, and...


Oct 31, 2015

Navigating Grace: Sustaining Recovery through Grief and Loss” was be presented on Tuesday October 27, 2015, by Jeff Jay; best-selling author and counselor. Step recovery programs address the individual’s spirituality and refer to a “Power greater than oneself” and “God as we understand God” as a source...