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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…
Cultivating Mindfulness to Support Recovery

Cultivating Mindfulness to Support Recovery

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 04-17-2018 Last Day: 04-17-2018
Cultivating Mindfulness to Support Recovery will be presented on Tuesday April 17, 2018, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Dr. Elizabeth A.R. Robinson, MPH, MSW Ph.D. Mindfulness practices are effective in supporting sustained recovery from substance use disorders. This presentation will describe theory and research supporting mindfulness, demonstrate mindfulness techniques and provide opportunities for the audience to experience and cultivate mindfulness, and review the evidence of the positive effects of mindfulness on recovery. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual education series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about substance…
Suicide Prevention and Addiction

Suicide Prevention and Addiction

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 04-24-2018 Last Day: 04-24-2018
Suicide Prevention and Addiction will be presented on Tuesday April 24, 2018, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm, by Raymond Dalton, MA, CAADC; Coordinator, Dawn Farm Outpatient Services. The prevalence of suicide attempts and suicide completion among people with alcohol/other drug addiction is significantly higher than in the general population, and the period of early recovery from addiction is especially high risk. Family, friends and professionals are often strategically positioned to recognize potential suicidal thinking and intervene to help. Learning about the signs of suicidal thinking and how to intervene when a person may be contemplating suicide can reduce the…
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: 05-01-2018 Last Day: 05-01-2018
“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: 05-08-2018 Last Day: 05-08-2018
“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…
Co-Occurring Disorders: Understanding Self-Medication and Complex Recovery

Co-Occurring Disorders: Understanding Self-Medication and Complex Recovery

Location: , United States
Category: Health and Medicine
Start Date: 05-15-2018 Last Day: 05-15-2018
Co-Occurring Disorders: Understanding Self-Medication and Complex Recovery will be presented on Tuesday May 15, 2018, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Jeremy Suttles, MSE, LMSW; Clinical Social Worker, University of Michigan Hospital – Adult Inpatient Psychiatry. Co-Occurring Disorders, also known as Dual Diagnosis, is the term used to describe having both a substance use disorder and a mental health or medical illness; the symptoms of one influence the symptoms and treatment of the other. Diagnosing and treating these disorders can be challenging, as the two are often so entwined that they are difficult to separate. People with dual diagnosis…

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