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In the Doctor’s Office: Recovery Friend or Foe?

In the Doctor’s Office: Recovery Friend or Foe?

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 10-24-2017 Last Day: 10-24-2017
In the Doctor’s Office: Recovery Friend or Foe? will be presented on Tuesday October 24, 2017, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Mark A. Weiner, MD, D-FASAM; and Matthew Statman, LMSW, CAADC; University of Michigan Collegiate Recovery Program Manager. Addiction is widely recognized as a chronic illness best treated with long-term monitoring and support. Primary health care settings are natural places for this care to be provided. However, it's been said that the doctor's office can be a dangerous place for people in recovery from addiction. It's also been said that recovering people can be terrible patients. This program…
Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 11-07-2017 Last Day: 11-07-2017
“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about adolescent substance use, including signs and patterns of a teen substance use problems. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June, and has break-out sessions for adults to learn about strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens/young people to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two…
Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 11-14-2017 Last Day: 11-14-2017
“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about adolescent substance use, including signs and patterns of a teen substance use problems. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June, and has break-out sessions for adults to learn about strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens/young people to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two…
Intervention to Durable Recovery: The Power of Family

Intervention to Durable Recovery: The Power of Family

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 11-21-2017 Last Day: 11-21-2017
Intervention to Durable Recovery: The Power of Family will be presented on Tuesday November 21, 2017, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm (Book sale/signing following the presentation) by Debra Jay and Jeff Jay; best-selling authors, speakers, trainers and counselors. Addiction is often described as a “family condition” – but families have often been left out of the recovery equation. Involved, supportive families play a critical role in the recovery process, from initiation through long-term recovery, and families provide an important reservoir of influence and support towards making lasting sobriety a reality. Through extensive work in intervention and family recovery, Debra…
Personal Medicine: Becoming Active Agents in Our Own Recovery

Personal Medicine: Becoming Active Agents in Our Own Recovery

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 11-28-2017 Last Day: 11-28-2017
Personal Medicine: Becoming Active Agents in Our Own Recovery will be presented on Tuesday November 28, 2017, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Jerry Fouchey, BS, MA, SpA, CADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient and Personal Medicine therapist. Personal Medicine is any activity a person adopts because it helps them feel better and increases their sense of “Wellness.” When we talk about Personal Medicine, we are not talking about a prescription ordered by a doctor, nor are we talking about over-the-counter medications, vitamins, herbal remedies or street drugs. Personal Medicine is all about “Skills not Pills;” or things we do, not…
Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 01-02-2018 Last Day: 01-02-2018
“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about adolescent substance use, including signs and patterns of a teen substance use problems. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June, and has break-out sessions for adults to learn about strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens/young people to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two…
Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 01-09-2018 Last Day: 01-09-2018
“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about adolescent substance use, including signs and patterns of a teen substance use problems. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June, and has break-out sessions for adults to learn about strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens/young people to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two…
Safe and Effective Management of Pain and Addiction

Safe and Effective Management of Pain and Addiction

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 01-16-2018 Last Day: 01-16-2018
Safe and Effective Management of Pain and Addiction will be presented on Tuesday January 16, 2018, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Dr. Carl Christensen, MD, Ph.D., D-FASAM; and Dr. Mark A. Weiner, MD, D-FASAM. The Institute of Medicine estimates around a 100 million Americans suffer with chronic pain, and it’s estimated that about 10% of our population has or has had a substance use disorder. Both chronic pain and substance use disorders are major public health challenges, and treating concurrent pain and substance addiction is especially challenging. Common prescribing practices intended to provide relief of acute and chronic…
Safe and Effective Management of Pain and Addiction

Safe and Effective Management of Pain and Addiction

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 01-23-2018 Last Day: 01-23-2018
How to Support Recovery and Not Support Addiction will be presented on Tuesday January 23, 2018, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Dr. Charles F. Gehrke, MD, FACP, FASAM. The course of an individual’s substance use may be strongly influenced by family members, friends, employers and others. The disease of addiction is often poorly understood, and the behaviors of a person with addiction are often bewildering to family and friends. Well-intentioned but poorly-informed individuals may inadvertently enable addiction to progress by shielding the person with addiction from consequences that could potentially initiate change. This program will address these common…
Trauma, Chemical Use and Addiction

Trauma, Chemical Use and Addiction

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 01-30-2018 Last Day: 01-30-2018
Trauma, Chemical Use and Addiction will be presented on Tuesday January 30, 2018, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Dr. Tana Bridge, PhD, ACSW, LMSW, ACTP; Professor, School of Social Work, Eastern Michigan University. Current research highlights the relationship between substance use, substance addiction and trauma. This presentation by an award-winning trauma expert will review events involved with trauma exposure, trauma specific symptomology, the impact trauma has on the brain and on coping and subsequent substance use, and how to aid individuals struggling with trauma and substance addiction. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a…
Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 02-06-2018 Last Day: 02-06-2018
“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about adolescent substance use, including signs and patterns of a teen substance use problems. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June, and has break-out sessions for adults to learn about strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens/young people to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two…
Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 02-13-2018 Last Day: 02-13-2018
“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about adolescent substance use, including signs and patterns of a teen substance use problems. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June, and has break-out sessions for adults to learn about strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens/young people to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two…
Does Addiction Treatment Work?

Does Addiction Treatment Work?

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 02-20-2018 Last Day: 02-20-2018
Does Addiction Treatment Work? will be presented on Tuesday February 20, 2018, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Dr. Carl Christensen, MD, Ph.D., D-FASAM. Recent publications purport to define research-supported definitive truths about the root causes of addiction and efficacy of treatment modalities; however, conclusions are conflicting and have been subject to divergent interpretations. The widely discussed article titled “The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous” by Gabrielle Glaser in the April 2015 “Atlantic,” and the J Addict Dis. (2009) article by Lee Ann Kaskutas, D.Ph. titled “Alcoholics Anonymous Effectiveness: Faith Meets Science” provide examples of the debate. Dr. Christensen will…
Relapse Prevention

Relapse Prevention

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 02-27-2018 Last Day: 02-27-2018
Relapse Prevention will be presented on Tuesday February 27, 2018, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Erik Anderson LMSW, CAADC, University of Michigan Counseling and Psychological Services. Substance 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 a pattern of progressive warning signs. Understanding the relapse process helps recovering people develop an effective plan to identify and prevent relapse. This program will discuss the dynamics of relapse, factors that contribute to relapse, signs that may forewarn of relapse, how to…
Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 03-06-2018 Last Day: 03-06-2018
“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about adolescent substance use, including signs and patterns of a teen substance use problems. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June, and has break-out sessions for adults to learn about strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens/young people to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two…
Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 03-13-2018 Last Day: 03-13-2018
“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about adolescent substance use, including signs and patterns of a teen substance use problems. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June, and has break-out sessions for adults to learn about strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens/young people to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two…
Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery

Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 03-20-2018 Last Day: 03-20-2018
Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery will be presented on Tuesday March 20, 2018, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Jerry Fouchey, BS, MA, SpA, CADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient and Personal Medicine therapist; and Barb Smith, author of “Brent’s World.” Unresolved grief and loss frequently accompany people throughout the process of moving from the culture of addiction to the culture of recovery. Families of people with addiction experience grief and loss as well. This program will explain various theories of grief and grief recovery, describe losses that people with substance use disorders and their families experience throughout the…
Collegiate Recovery Programs: Supporting Second Chances

Collegiate Recovery Programs: Supporting Second Chances

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 03-27-2018 Last Day: 03-27-2018
Collegiate Recovery Programs: Supporting Second Chances will be presented on Tuesday March 27, 2018, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Mary Jo Desprez, MA; Director, Wolverine Wellness, University Health Service, University of Michigan; and Matthew Statman, LMSW, CAADC; University of Michigan Collegiate Recovery Program Manager. The transition to a college environment can pose significant risk to a recovering student and to students at risk for alcohol/other drug problems. Many colleges and universities, including the University of Michigan, have developed programs to help recovering students maintain their recovery, excel academically and have a normative college experience apart from the culture…
Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 04-03-2018 Last Day: 04-03-2018
“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about adolescent substance use, including signs and patterns of a teen substance use problems. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June, and has break-out sessions for adults to learn about strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens/young people to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two…
Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 04-10-2018 Last Day: 04-10-2018
“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about adolescent substance use, including signs and patterns of a teen substance use problems. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June, and has break-out sessions for adults to learn about strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens/young people to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two…

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