Events

March 2020

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Facing Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery

March 31 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

“Facing Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery” will be presented on Tuesday March 31, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm, by Jerry Fouchey, BS, MA, SpA, CADC; Dawn Farm Lifestyle Medicine Therapist and Didactic Group Facilitator. 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 addiction and recovery processes, and discuss how recovery program... Find out more »

April 2020

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Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

April 7 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, two-part series.  Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and... Find out more »
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Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

April 14 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, two-part series.  Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and... Find out more »
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Intervention to Durable Recovery: The Power of Family

April 21 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

“Intervention to Durable Recovery: The Power of Family“ will be presented on Tuesday April 21, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm, by Debra Jay and Jeff Jay, best-selling authors, educators and clinicians. (There will also be a book sale/book signing opportunity following the presentation.) 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,... Find out more »
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A History of the Basic Text of Narcotics Anonymous

April 28 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

“A History of the Basic Text of Narcotics Anonymous” will be presented on Tuesday April 28, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm (with a reception/meet-and-greet time 6:30-7:30pm) by Chris Budnick, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CCS. Few people know or understand how the Basic Text of Narcotics Anonymous (NA) was written.  This story is of interest for both members of NA and those who care about the history of recovery.  This is a story of determination, purposeful inclusion, consensus-based decision making, sacrifice and service that will inspire anyone who cares about recovery.  Preserving this story will deepen one’s appreciation for the Basic Text and inspire those... Find out more »

May 2020

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Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

May 5 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, two-part series.  Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and... Find out more »
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Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

May 12 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, two-part series.  Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and... Find out more »
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Relapse Prevention

May 19 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

“Relapse Prevention” will be presented on Tuesday May 19, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm, by Jason Schwartz, LMSW, ACSW, MAC; Director, Behavioral Health, St. Mary Mercy - Livonia. 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 develop a relapse... Find out more »
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Relapse Prevention

May 26 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

“Co-Occurring Eating Disorders and Addiction: Implications for Recovery“ will be presented on Tuesday May 26, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm, by Tiffany Schultz, LMSW; Dawn Farm Spera Recovery Center Program Coordinator. Co-occurring Eating Disorders and Substance Use Disorders often converge in several complex ways. We know that addiction to substances is a primary, chronic, and fatal disease if left untreated; research also tells us that when these two disorders co-occur, treating them simultaneously is the best course of action for the individual seeking help, and that long-term recovery from both disorders is possible. However, finding a program able to treat both conditions effectively... Find out more »

June 2020

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Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

June 2 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, two-part series.  Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and... Find out more »
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Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

June 9 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, two-part series.  Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and... Find out more »
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People Like Me: Mutual Aid and Recovery from Substance Use Disorders

June 16 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

“People Like Me: Mutual Aid and Recovery from Substance Use Disorders” will be presented on Tuesday June 16, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm, by Todd Diana, Dawn Farm Recovery Support Specialist; and a panel. Since the 1700’s people have banded together to help each other recover from substance use disorders. Today, people seeking peer support for recovery from substance use disorders, as well as family members and friends of people with substance use disorders, have an expansive menu of mutual aid groups they can participate in. As recovery from substance use disorders has been recognized as an ongoing life-long process, the organizing principle... Find out more »
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Coordinating a Community Response to the Opioid Epidemic

June 23 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

“Coordinating a Community Response to the Opioid Epidemic” will be presented on Tuesday June 23, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm, by Molly Welch Marahar, MPP, Opioid Policy Analyst, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services; and Carrie Rheingans, MSW, MPH; WHI Project Manager, Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation, and a panel. The WHI Opioid Project is a cross sector coalition that was formed to address the opioid crisis in Washtenaw County. The Opioid Project has members from the health systems, local substance use agencies, government, schools, law enforcement, academia and the recovering community who come together to collectively design and implement policy... Find out more »
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Sexuality in Addiction Recovery

June 30 @ 7:30 PM - 9:15 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

“Sexuality in Addiction Recovery” will be presented on Tuesday June 30, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm, by Jerry Fouchey, BS, MA, SpA, CADC; Dawn Farm Lifestyle Medicine Therapist and Didactic Group Facilitator. Exploring sexuality in addiction recovery can be a challenging pursuit, and sexual problems are not a foreign notion to people early in recovery. This presentation will explore the physical effects of long-term alcohol and drug use on sexuality, changes in sexuality that emerge in early recovery, and some thoughts about the processes that promote a return to health.  Also, using recovery literature as the starting point, this will be an opportunity... Find out more »
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