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St. Joseph Mercy Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute Auditorium

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5325 Elliot Drive
Ypsilanti, MI 48197 United States

October 2019

An Introduction to Cultivating Mindfulness to Support Recovery

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 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.   Mindfulness practices have been found to be effective in supporting sustained recovery from substance use disorders. This presentation will define mindfulness, describe research supporting mindfulness’ benefit, and provide opportunities for the audience to experience and cultivate mindfulness.  Lastly, we will tie these experiences and research to the…

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Safe and Effective Management of Pain and Addiction – Dawn Farm Education Series

October 29 @ 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.   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…

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November 2019

Real Talk About Tobacco and Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Recovery – Dawn Farm Education Series

November 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.   Adults with mental illness, including substance use disorder (SUD,) are at risk of dying 25 years earlier than the general population.  The major contributor to this premature mortality is smoking-related disease. While cigarette smoking has trended downward in recent years, it is still highly prevalent in adults…

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Being a Parent in Recovery – Dawn Farm Education Series

November 26 @ 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 entire family unit is profoundly affected by the active addiction of a parent, often through generations. The challenges and healing that go along with recovery of a family member also exert a profound influence in the immediate family and in future generations. During the active addiction of…

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December 2019

Yoga: A Holistic Approach to Substance Use Disorder Recovery – Dawn Farm Education Series

December 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. Western cultures are learning what our eastern counterparts have known for centuries: yoga promotes overall wellness and has beneficial effects for people who have a variety of physical and mental health challenges. Research shows us that yoga decreases stress hormones, increases mood-benefiting neurotransmitters, and helps new neural pathways…

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January 2020

How Can Communities Support Recovery? – Dawn Farm Education Series

January 28, 2020 @ 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 and Older Adults

February 18, 2020 @ 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.   Older adults are the fastest growing population in the US. Substance addiction affects this population in a unique way. It’s important to consider the intersection of older adults, their medical care providers, and how value systems can play into addiction. The unique nature of how addiction affects…

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