Dawn Farm Addiction and Recovery Education Series
Direct download: EdConlinSpiritualityJan2009.mp3
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"Eating Disorders" was presented on June 23, 2009; by Dr. Carl Christensen, MD, Ph.D.; Addictionologist. This program examines the evidence that eating disorders are true biopsychosocial diseases, similar to chemical dependency. It will define various eating disorders and their consequences, explore neurobiological theories of addiction, discuss screening tools used for eating disorders, and provide information on treatment options and resources for eating disorders. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual workshop series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

Direct download: CarlChristensenEatingDisordersJune2009.mp3
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"Tobacco Cessation and Addiction Recovery" was presented on Tuesday June 21, 2011; by Anna Byberg; Dawn Farm Project Manager. This program will describe the prevalence of tobacco addiction among alcoholics and drug addicts, the relationship between tobacco use and recovery, and basic information about how to quit using tobacco.This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual workshop series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues.  The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

Direct download: TobaccoCessation06-21-2011.mp3
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"Tobacco Cessation and Addiction Recovery" was presented on June 30, 2009; by Jason Schwartz, LMSW; Clinical Director, Dawn Farm; and Matt Statman, CAC-M; Dawn Farm Detox therapist and Dawn Farm Education Series Coordinator. This workshop will describe the prevalence of tobacco addiction among alcoholics and drug addicts, the relationship between tobacco use and recovery, and basic information about how to quit using tobacco.

Direct download: TobaccoCessationJune2009.mp3
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"Adult Children of Alcoholics" was presented on May 19, 2009; by MaryGrace Fisher, LLMSW; Dawn Farm Huron Street therapist. This program provides an overview of beliefs and behaviors that are common to adult children of alcoholics. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual workshop series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues.  The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

Direct download: MaryGraceFisherACOA.mp3
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Direct download: HollyMaeCDFamilyFeb2009.mp3
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Direct download: RonHarrisonCodependencyJan2009.mp3
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Addiction and recovery are accompanied by grief and loss, for the chemically dependent person and for family members. This program describes theories of grief and grief recovery, losses that addiction produces for the individual and the family, and how recovery program tools can help individuals cope with grief and loss. It concludes with a talk by a mother who lost her son to addiction-related causes. This program was presented on May 24, 2011; by Janice Firn, LMSW, Clinical Social Worker, University of Michigan Hospital; Matt Statman, LLMSW, CADC, Dawn Farm therapist and Education Series Coordinator; and Barb Smith, author of Brent’s World: http://compassionhearts.com. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual workshop series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues.  The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

Direct download: GriefAndLoss05-24-11.mp3
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"The Physiology of Addiction" was be presented on Tuesday April 26, 2011, by Carl Christensen, MD, Ph.D.; Addictionologist. This program explores the differences in neurochemistry between the addicted brain and the normal brain, the progression of physiological changes that occur in chemically dependent individuals, the mechanisms of physiologic tolerance and withdrawal, and the effects of treatment on the addicted brain.This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual workshop series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues.  The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

Direct download: PhysiologyOfAddiction04-26-11.mp3
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"A History of Alcoholics Anonymous" was be presented on Tuesday April 19, 2011; by James Balmer; President, Dawn Farm. This program presents a fascinating overview of the history and development of the Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) program, including its founding and growth. The discussion includes a brief overview of the Twelve Steps of A.A. (please note: Dawn Farm is not affiliated with any twelve Step program.) This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual workshop series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues.  The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Direct download: AHistoryOfAA04-19-11.mp3
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