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April 2017

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
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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

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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Does Treatment Work? Dawn Farm Education Series

May 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Recent publications claim 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. Feel confused? Dr. Christensen will review the recent criticisms of treatment for addiction including Twelve Step, residential, and medication assisted therapy, the scientific studies that do and do not support their use and other controversial issues. Handouts: Does Treatment Work? Slides 03-15-2016 Related reading suggestions: Link to a list of useful…

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Tobacco Cessation and Addiction Recovery – Dawn Farm Education Series

May 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Despite downward trends in the prevalence of tobacco use in the general population, tobacco use remains a significant problem among people with alcohol/other drug addiction. Research has demonstrated that tobacco cessation has positive effects on recovery and relapse rates, and a smoke-free policy does not adversely affect treatment retention. This program will describe the prevalence of tobacco addiction among people with alcohol and other drug addictions, the relationship between tobacco use and recovery, and information on tobacco cessation techniques targeted…

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Co-Occurring Disorders: Understanding Self-Medication and Complex Recovery – Dawn Farm Education Series

May 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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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 issues often use substances to self-medicate to treat the symptoms of their medical or mental health issues,…

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June 2017

Teens Using Drugs: Part One–What to Know

June 6 @ 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

June 13 @ 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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