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Dawn Farm Addiction and Recovery Education Series

Apr 17, 2014

“Eating Disorders and Chemical Dependency” was presented on March 18, 2014; by Carl Christensen, MD, PhD; and Lori Perpich, LLP, MS Clinical Behavioral Psychology; Cognitive Behavior Therapist and EDEN Program Facilitator. Certain types of eating disorders are common among people with alcohol/other drug addictions. This...


Mar 26, 2014

“Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery” was presented on Tuesday March 25, 2014; by Janice Firn, LMSW; Clinical Social Worker on the Adult Palliative Care Consult Team, University of Michigan Medical Center; and Barb Smith, author of Brent’s World.  The culture of addiction is rife with experiences of grief and...


Mar 7, 2014

The transition to a college environment can pose significant risk to recovering students, and to students susceptible to alcohol/other drug problems. Many colleges and universities – including the University of Michigan - have developed highly effective programs to help recovering students maintain their recovery,...


Jan 30, 2014

"Suicide Prevention and Addiction" was presented on Tuesday January 28, 2014; by Raymond Dalton, MA, CAADC. The prevalence of suicide and suicide attempts among people with alcohol/other drug addictions is significantly higher than in the general population, and the period of early recovery from addiction is especially...


Jan 22, 2014

“Recovery From Addiction and Christian Spirituality” was presented on Tuesday January 21, 2014; by  Brother Edward 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...