Dawn Farm Addiction and Recovery Education Series

"Spirituality and Recovery From Addiction" describes how spirituality relates to recovery from chemical dependency, explores personal spiritual needs and life choices, and discuss the Twelve Steps as a spiritual program which can benefit anyone (recovering or not). It is presented by Ed Conlin, BSEd, CADC; addiction counselor with the Capuchin Service System in Detroit, Michigan. 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.

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"Codependency"was presented on Tuesday March 22, 2011, by Ronald E. Harrison; Chemical Dependency Therapist. This program discusses the symptoms and progression of codependency and describes actions and resources that help codependent people to recover from codependency. This program is part of the FREE, annual Dawn Farm Education Series.   The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please contact Matt Statman, LLMSW, CADC, Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

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"Relapse Prevention" was presented on March 15, 2011; by Robin Edison, M.Ed., LPC, NCC, CAAC; Coordinator, Dawn Farm Downtown program. The relapse process begins before alcohol/other drug use resumes. This program discusses the dynamics of relapse, the warning signs that lead the chemically dependent person into a relapse, and strategies to prevent relapse and handle high-risk situations. This program is part of the FREE, annual Dawn Farm Education Series. For information, please contact Matt Statman, LLMSW, CADC, Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

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"A History of Alcoholics Anonymous" was presented on March 30, 2010; by James Balmer; President, Dawn Farm. This program presents a fascinating overview and slide show 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. (Dawn Farm is not affiliated with any twelve Step program.)  This program is part of the FREE, annual Dawn Farm Education Series.  For information, please contact Matt Statman, LLMSW, CADC, Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

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"The Physiology of Addiction" was presented on November 17, 2009; 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 FREE, annual Dawn Farm Education Series. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please contact Matt Statman, LLMSW, CADC, Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

 

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"In the Doctor's Office: Recovery Friend or Foe?" was presented on February 22, 2011, by Mark A. Weiner, MD; Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine; and Jason Schwartz, LMSW; Dawn Farm Clinical Director. It's been said that the doctor's office is a dangerous place for people in recovery from addiction. It's also been said that recovering people are terrible patients. This program will discuss whether these statements are fair and why doctors and other healthcare providers are essential allies for long term recovery. This program describes how recovering people can take responsibility for their physical health and how to recruit their health care providers as allies. This program is part of the FREE, annual Dawn Farm Education Series.  The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please contact Matt Statman, LLMSW, CADC, Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

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Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery was presented on January 26, 2010, by Janice Firn, LMSW; Clinical Social Worker, University of Michigan Hospital; and Paulette Walker, LMSW, CAAC; Dawn Farm Outpatient therapist. 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/edseries.html.

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For Family and Friends: How To Support Recovery and Not Support Addiction was presented by Ronald E. Harrison on February 23, 2010. 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/edseries.html.

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Eating Disorders was presented on June 22, 2010 by Carl Christensen, MD, Ph.D., Addictionologist; and Lori Perpich, LLP, MS Clinical Behavioral Psychology; Cognitive Behavior Therapist and EDEN Program Facilitator.  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/edseries.html.

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The Doctor's Opinion on Alcoholism was presented on November 24,2009, by Dr. Herbert L. Malinoff, MD. 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/edseries.html.

 

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