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January 2020

How Can Communities Support Recovery? – Dawn Farm Education Series

January 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute Auditorium, 5325 Elliot Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Location: St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197. Park in parking area "M". Please click here to access the main Education Series information page. Personal recovery happens within a community. Intrinsic and extrinsic factors influence the initiation and maintenance of recovery. Traditional treatment and recovery efforts have mainly focused on the intrinsic, but communities can help to support recovery efforts, too. Learn about the "Healing Forest" model, and identify strategies that we…

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February 2020

Addiction 101 – Dawn Farm Education Series

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute Auditorium, 5325 Elliot Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Location: St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197. Park in parking area "M". Please click here to access the main Education Series information page.   Substance use disorders are poorly understood by the general population as well as by many professionals. "Why don't you just stop" is a common refrain from family member and friends, and people with addiction often wonder why they return again and again to substance use and associated…

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March 2020

Behavioral Addictions: Don’t Worry, It’s Not a Problem for Me – Dawn Farm Education Series

March 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute Auditorium, 5325 Elliot Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Location: St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197. Park in parking area "M". Please click here to access the main Education Series information page.   When people think about "addiction" they usually think of substances such as alcohol, nicotine and other drugs. Rewarding behaviors such as gambling, Internet use, gaming, eating, sex, exercise, shopping and other activities also have the potential in susceptible people to become a "process addiction" when the behavior…

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What about Weed? The Cannabis Controversy: Past, Present, and Future – Dawn Farm Education Series

March 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute Auditorium, 5325 Elliot Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Location: St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197. Park in parking area "M". Please click here to access the main Education Series information page.   Cannabis has a long and complex history in the United States.  In this program, we will examine this fascinating phenomenon and its implications, past, present, and future.   Handouts will be posted around the presentation date. About the presenter: Stephen Strobbe, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP, FIAAN, FAAN…

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

March 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute Auditorium, 5325 Elliot Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

Location: St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197. Park in parking area "M". Please click here to access the main Education Series information page. 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…

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April 2020

Intervention to Durable Recovery: The Power of Family

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute Auditorium, 5325 Elliot Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Location: St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197. Park in parking area "M". Please click here to access the main Education Series information page. Book sale/signing after the presentation Addiction is often described as a "family disease", but up until now, families have been mostly left out of the recovery equation. Involved, supportive families play a critical role in the recovery process, from initiation through long-term recovery. Through extensive work in intervention…

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A History of the Basic Text of Narcotics Anonymous – Dawn Farm Education Series

April 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute Auditorium, 5325 Elliot Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Reception/meet-and-greet preceding presentation from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.  Location: St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197. Park in parking area "M".  Please click here to access the main Education Series information page.     "Many of us have never known recovery without the Basic Text" Narcotics Anonymous, 6th ed., p. xvii.   Few people know or understand how the Basic Text of Narcotics Anonymous (NA) was written.  This story is of interest for both…

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May 2020

Relapse Prevention – Dawn Farm Education Series

May 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute Auditorium, 5325 Elliot Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Location: St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197. Park in parking area "M". Please click here to access the main Education Series information page.   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…

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June 2020

Coordinating a Community Response to the Opioid Epidemic

June 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute Auditorium, 5325 Elliot Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Location: St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197. Park in parking area "M".  Please click here to access the main Education Series information page.   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…

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Sexuality in Addiction Recovery – Dawn Farm Education Series

June 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute Auditorium, 5325 Elliot Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States
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Location: St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197. Park in parking area "M".  Please click here to access the main Education Series information page.   Exploring sexuality in addiction recovery can be a challenging pursuit. When discussing sex, the Big Book, Alcoholics Anonymous, notes: "Here we find human opinions running to extremes-absurd extremes, perhaps. One set of voices cry that sex is a lust of our lower nature, a base necessity of…

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