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March 2017

Cultivating Mindfulness to Support Recovery-Dawn Farm Education Series

March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Recent research confirms the efficacy of mindfulness practices to support attaining and sustaining recovery from substance use disorders. This presentation will provide an overview of theory and research supporting mindfulness practices for people with addiction as well as practical techniques to cultivate mindfulness and apply mindfulness practices. The presentation defines mindfulness, reviews the evidence of the positive effects of mindfulness on recovery and demonstrates some basic mindfulness techniques.     Distance CE: If you are unable to attend and want…

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April 2017

Teens Using Drugs: Part One–What to Know

April 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 6, 2017

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Photo Credit: greekadman via flickr A FREE two part series on how to understand and identify teen substance abuse, and how to help when a young person may have a problem with alcohol or other drugs. Presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. Part One: What to Know - How to understand teen substance abuse problems and recognize when a teen may be harmfully involved with alcohol/other drugs.

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Teens Using Drugs Part Two: What To Do

April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 13, 2017

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Photo Credit: greekadman via flickr A FREE two part series on how to understand and identify teen substance abuse, and how to help when a young person may have a problem with alcohol or other drugs. Presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. Part Two: What To Do – What should and should not be done to effectively help when a teen alcohol /other drug problem is suspected or identified.

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Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery– Dawn Farm Education Series

April 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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  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 chemically dependent individuals and their families experience throughout the addiction and recovery processes, and discuss how recovery program tools can help individuals cope with grief and loss. The presentation will include a…

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Emerging from the Darkness: the End of the Drug War and the Rise of Recovery

April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Reception at 6:30 pm. Presentation 7:30 pm. Flier Not only have the ships for which we have waited for so long appeared on the horizon, some of them have now come into port. Parity. Treatment on demand. Stigma reduction. These once seemingly impossible dreams are today a reality. The White House creates an "Office of Recovery" and speaks openly about a "Third Way" for new policy. States legalize cannabis for - not medical - but recreational use, and create a…

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The Brain and Recovery: An Update on Neuroscience of Addiction

April 21 @ 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Rackham Auditorium, 915 E Washington St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Reception at 11:30 am. Presentation 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. Question/Answer time 2:00 - 2:30 pm Flier LOCATION:  University of Michigan Rackham Amphitheatre, 4th  floor, 915 East Washington Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109. Reception in the University of Michigan Rackham Assembly floor, 4th floor. Please see flier (to be posted soon). This event is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, and the University of Michigan Collegiate Recovery Program and the University of Michigan Students for Recovery . The last twenty years produced an explosion of understanding…

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Spirituality in Recovery: The Many Paths to Spiritual Fitness

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Twelve Step recovery programs challenge participants through the Eleventh Step to “seek through prayer and meditation to improve their conscious contact with God as they understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will and the power to carry that out.” The literature points out that recovering people have "tread innumerable paths" in this process.  This presentation will encourage participants to clarify their personal understanding of a Higher Power, examine the quality of their relationship with that Power, and explore…

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Dawn Farm Ride for Recovery

April 30 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dawn Farm – Ypsilanti, 6633 Stony Creek Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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It's almost time for the 8th Annual Ride for Recovery! The Ride for Recovery is a family-oriented fitness event that will help to provide critical support to Dawn Farm by raising funds for our continuum of services to assist addicts and alcoholics in achieving long term recovery. The 8th Annual Ride for Recovery offers opportunities to participate at any fitness level, with four bike rides to choose from and a run/walk. In 2016, we were able to bring in over $21,000 thanks to the…

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May 2017

Teens Using Drugs: Part One–What to Know

May 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until June 6, 2017

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Photo Credit: greekadman via flickr A FREE two part series on how to understand and identify teen substance abuse, and how to help when a young person may have a problem with alcohol or other drugs. Presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. Part One: What to Know - How to understand teen substance abuse problems and recognize when a teen may be harmfully involved with alcohol/other drugs.

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Teens Using Drugs Part Two: What To Do

May 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 13, 2017

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Photo Credit: greekadman via flickr A FREE two part series on how to understand and identify teen substance abuse, and how to help when a young person may have a problem with alcohol or other drugs. Presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. Part Two: What To Do – What should and should not be done to effectively help when a teen alcohol /other drug problem is suspected or identified.

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