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Found 45 Events  
  • Open Mic at Windsor Recovery Club CT

    01/03/2015 7:00PM - 11:30PM
    Open Mic featuring "THE PHYLLISTINES" from 7-8pm followed by 12 fifteen minute entertainment slots from 8pm until closing. Music & the Recovery Cafe is Open for Business!
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2012/Open-Mic-at-Windsor-Recovery-Club-4671.aspx
  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do MI

    01/06/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Teens-Using-Drugs-What-To-Know-and-What-To-Do-11688.aspx
  • John MacDougall lecture - Staying Sober MN

    01/08/2015 6:30PM - 7:30PM
    Dr. John MacDougall, one of the most respected voices in the Recovery field, will be presenting a nine-part lecture series. The series is free and open to the public. MacDougall’s lectures are well known in the Recovery community and have been described as “brilliant,” “humorous,” “entertaining,” and “profoundly wise.” Those outside of the Recovery community have described his lectures of being of great benefit for all who seek to live life in a holistic and healthy way. This lecture series is appropriate for all people interested in learning how to apply the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous to daily life. The series is based on MacDougall’s latest book, Being Sober and Becoming Happy: The Best Ideas from the Director of Spiritual Guidance at Hazelden which has been endorsed as follows: “ written by a brilliant mind with a gift for humor, clarity, originality, and most important –simplicity ... This is a book about positive transformation for us all, especially those in recovery from any sort of suffering.” George E, Vaillant MD Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/John-MacDougall-lecture---Staying-Sober-12359.aspx
  • Addicts Comedy Show NE

    01/12/2015 7:30PM - 10:30PM
    Humor heals all wounds...eventually. Enjoy the deep laughs emanating from surviving life's darkest moments in this funny, poignant comedy show about the journey back to sanity. The Addicts' Comedy Tour is a new stand-up show about overcoming life challenges with laughter and strength. Drawing upon their shared friendship and experiences around often persistent addictions, nationally headlining and most in-demand recovery comedians Mark Lundholm and Kurtis Matthews finally tour together to share colorful stories about life, love, jail and rehab, and keep you laughing along the way. With over 50 years of recovery between them, these seasoned performers have a lot to share and laugh about. Don't miss this amazing show!
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Addicts-Comedy-Show-12357.aspx
  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do MI

    01/13/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Teens-Using-Drugs-What-To-Know-and-What-To-Do-11689.aspx
  • Addicts Comedy Show IA

    01/13/2015 7:30PM - 10:30PM
    Humor heals all wounds...eventually. Enjoy the deep laughs emanating from surviving life's darkest moments in this funny, poignant comedy show about the journey back to sanity. The Addicts' Comedy Tour is a new stand-up show about overcoming life challenges with laughter and strength. Drawing upon their shared friendship and experiences around often persistent addictions, nationally headlining and most in-demand recovery comedians Mark Lundholm and Kurtis Matthews finally tour together to share colorful stories about life, love, jail and rehab, and keep you laughing along the way. With over 50 years of recovery between them, these seasoned performers have a lot to share and laugh about. Don't miss this amazing show!
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Addicts-Comedy-Show-12358.aspx
  • Open Mic at Windsor Recovery Club CT

    01/17/2015 7:00PM - 11:30PM
    Open mic featuring "T.I.M.E." playing from 7-8 pm followed by 12 entertainment slots of 15 minutes from 8pm until closing. Music & the Recovery Cafe is Open for Business! Check out the Recovery Book Store!!
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2013/Open-Mic-at-Windsor-Recovery-Club-6058.aspx
  • Christian Spirituality and Recovery From Addiction MI

    01/20/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    “Christian Spirituality and Recovery From Addiction” will be presented by Brother Ed Conlin, BSEd, CADC; Addiction Counselor, Detroit Capuchin Service System. Spirituality often plays an important role in recovery initiation, recovery maintenance, and quality of life in recovery from chemical dependency. This program will describe a Christian perspective of how spirituality relates to recovery from chemical dependency, explore personal spiritual needs and life choices, and discuss the Twelve Steps as a spiritual program. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, and related issues. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome. Registration is not required. Each program provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. for addiction professionals. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Christian-Spirituality-and-Recovery-From-Addiction-11781.aspx
  • 4th Annual OVER Chili and Soup Fundraiser NE

    01/25/2015 11:00AM - 2:00PM
    4th Annual OVER Chili and Soup Feed Fundraiser for the Recovery House for Veterans called the OVER House. OVER stands for Operation Veterans Encouraging Recovery. We are veterans helping veterans in Lincoln, NE. We are renovating a house in the Randolph Neighborhood, in Lincoln, NE, for that purpose. All funds raised go to renovate the OVER House.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2015/4th-Annual-OVER-Chili-and-Soup-Fundraiser-12369.aspx
  • Substance Use and Mental Disorders: One, the Other, or Both? MI

    01/27/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    “Substance Use and Mental Disorders: One, the Other, or Both?” will be presented by Dr. Stephen Strobbe, PhD, RN. Clinical Associate Professor, University of Michigan School of Nursing and University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry. Substance use and mental health disorders often travel together. This program will explore historical and clinical aspects - including assessment, differential diagnosis, treatment, and recovery - of concurrent mental health and substance use disorders, also referred to as co-occurring disorders, co-morbid conditions, or dual diagnosis. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, and related issues. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome. Registration is not required. Each program provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. for addiction professionals. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Substance-Use-and-Mental-Disorders-One%2c-the-Other%2c-or-Both%3f-11780.aspx
  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do MI

    02/03/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Teens-Using-Drugs-What-To-Know-and-What-To-Do-11690.aspx
  • The Evolution of Addiction Treatment Conference CA

    02/05/2015 9:00AM - 02/08/2015 5:00PM
    The current field of Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment has been evolving for almost eight decades now. During this time, we have seen many important developments as well as many failed experiments. It seems time to step back and conduct a professional inventory of where we have been, where we are now, and where we are heading. We provide a forum that encourages professional dialogues of controversial issues, showcases innovative and creative treatment approaches, and offers an overview of the field and its future.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2015/The-Evolution-of-Addiction-Treatment-Conference-12366.aspx
  • McShin Blue Grass Festival VA

    02/07/2015 12:00PM - 8:00PM
    5th Annual Blue Grass Festival will have live bands, food, vendors, and lots of recovery fun!!!
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/McShin-Blue-Grass-Festival-12325.aspx
  • Open Mic at Windsor Recovery Club CT

    02/07/2015 7:00PM - 11:30PM
    Open Mic featuring "GLENWOOD MILLS" from 7-8pm followed by 12 fifteen minute entertainment slots from 8pm until closing. Music & the Recovery Cafe is Open for Business!
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2012/Open-Mic-at-Windsor-Recovery-Club-4670.aspx
  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do MI

    02/10/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Teens-Using-Drugs-What-To-Know-and-What-To-Do-11691.aspx
  • John MacDougall lecture - Spirituality and Recovery MN

    02/12/2015 6:30PM - 7:30PM
    Dr. John MacDougall, one of the most respected voices in the Recovery field, will be presenting a nine-part lecture series. The series is free and open to the public. MacDougall’s lectures are well known in the Recovery community and have been described as “brilliant,” “humorous,” “entertaining,” and “profoundly wise.” Those outside of the Recovery community have described his lectures of being of great benefit for all who seek to live life in a holistic and healthy way. This lecture series is appropriate for all people interested in learning how to apply the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous to daily life. The series is based on MacDougall’s latest book, Being Sober and Becoming Happy: The Best Ideas from the Director of Spiritual Guidance at Hazelden which has been endorsed as follows: “ written by a brilliant mind with a gift for humor, clarity, originality, and most important –simplicity ... This is a book about positive transformation for us all, especially those in recovery from any sort of suffering.” George E, Vaillant MD Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/John-MacDougall-lecture---Spirituality-and-Recovery-12360.aspx
  • Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery MI

    02/17/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    “Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery” will be presented by Janice Firn, LMSW; Clinical Social Worker on the Adult Palliative Care Consult Team, University of Michigan Medical Center; and Barb Smith, author of “Brent’s World.” The culture of addiction is rife with experiences of grief and loss for the person with addiction and for family and friends. This program will describe theories of grief and grief recovery, losses that the chemically dependent individual and his/her family experience throughout the addiction and recovery processes, and methods that can help individuals cope with and heal from grief and loss. It will include a personal account of addiction-related grief, loss and recovery. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, and related issues. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome. Registration is not required. Each program provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. for addiction professionals. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Grief-and-Loss-in-Addiction-and-Recovery-11779.aspx
  • Open Mic at Windsor Recovery Club CT

    02/21/2015 7:00PM - 11:30PM
    Open Mic featuring "THE COFFEE GRINDERS" from 7-8pm followed by 12 fifteen minute entertainment slots from 8pm until closing. Music & the Recovery Cafe is Open for Business!
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2013/Open-Mic-at-Windsor-Recovery-Club-5438.aspx
  • The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse MI

    02/24/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    “The Intersection of Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse” will be presented by David J.H. Garvin, LMSW; Chief Operating Officer, Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County and Founder, Alternatives to Domestic Aggression, Catholic Social Services of Washtenaw County,; and Barbara Niess May, MPA, MSW; Executive Director, SafeHouse Center of Washtenaw County. Domestic violence offender and survivor alcohol and other drug use/abuse will be central to this discussion. The audience will be provided with a primmer regarding batterer tactics, strategies, and core beliefs which hold the batterer accountable for his abusive behaviors while maintaining and promoting survivor safety. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, and related issues. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome. Registration is not required. Each program provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. for addiction professionals. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/The-Intersection-of-Domestic-Violence-and-Substance-Abuse-11778.aspx
  • 6th Annual Experience, Strength & Hope Award Show CA

    02/26/2015 6:00PM - 9:00PM
    The Experience, Strength and Hope Award is given to well-known individuals who have written courageous and honest memoirs about their journey from addiction to recovery. Past honorees include astronaut Buzz Aldrin, Academy Award winning actor Louis Gossett, Jr., musician John Taylor, author of the memoir In the Pleasure Groove: Love, Death & Duran Duran, and Carrie White for her Hollywood/Recovery memoir, Upper Cut. This year's honoree is JOE PANTOLIANO, aka, Joey Pants Hosted by Ed Begley, Jr. with Special Guests, including a performance by Mark Lundholm. Opening poem by Dan Fante.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/6th-Annual-Experience%2c-Strength-%26-Hope-Award-Show-12335.aspx
  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do MI

    03/03/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Teens-Using-Drugs-What-To-Know-and-What-To-Do-11692.aspx
  • Open Mic at the Windsor Recovery Club CT

    03/07/2015 7:00PM - 11:30PM
    Open Mic featuring "RAILRIDER" from 7-8pm followed by 12 entertainment slots of 3 songs or 15 minutes from 8pm until closing. Music & the Recovery Cafe is Open for Business! Check out the Recovery Book Store!!
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2012/Open-Mic-at-the-Windsor-Recovery-Club-4857.aspx
  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do MI

    03/10/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Teens-Using-Drugs-What-To-Know-and-What-To-Do-11693.aspx
  • John MacDougall lecture - Surrender and Trust MN

    03/12/2015 6:30PM - 7:30PM
    Dr. John MacDougall, one of the most respected voices in the Recovery field, will be presenting a nine-part lecture series. The series is free and open to the public. MacDougall’s lectures are well known in the Recovery community and have been described as “brilliant,” “humorous,” “entertaining,” and “profoundly wise.” Those outside of the Recovery community have described his lectures of being of great benefit for all who seek to live life in a holistic and healthy way. This lecture series is appropriate for all people interested in learning how to apply the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous to daily life. The series is based on MacDougall’s latest book, Being Sober and Becoming Happy: The Best Ideas from the Director of Spiritual Guidance at Hazelden which has been endorsed as follows: “ written by a brilliant mind with a gift for humor, clarity, originality, and most important –simplicity ... This is a book about positive transformation for us all, especially those in recovery from any sort of suffering.” George E, Vaillant MD Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/John-MacDougall-lecture---Surrender-and-Trust-12361.aspx
  • Al-Anon: A Panel Discussion MI

    03/17/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    “Al-Anon: A Panel Discussion” will present a lively moderated panel discussion with a unique individual perspective regarding Al-Anon Family Groups, a recovery program for family members and friends of people with alcoholism. The panel members will provide an overview of the Al-Anon program, an opportunity to experience Al-Anon members sharing their stories, and information on how to become involved with Al-Anon. (Please note: Dawn Farm is not affiliated with Al-Anon or any twelve Step organization.) This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, and related issues. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome. Registration is not required. Each program provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. for addiction professionals. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Al-Anon-A-Panel-Discussion-11777.aspx
  • Open Mic at Windsor Recovery Club CT

    03/21/2015 7:00PM - 11:30PM
    Open Mic featuring "THE J.L. ROBERTS BAND" from 7-8pm followed by 12 entertainment slots of 3 songs or 15 minutes from 8pm until closing. Great Music & the Recovery Cafe is Open for Business!
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2013/Open-Mic-at-Windsor-Recovery-Club-6059.aspx
  • Recovery and Spiritual Change MI

    03/24/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    “Recovery and Spiritual Change” will be presented by Dr. Elizabeth A.R. Robinson, Ph.D., MSW. Many people believe that changes in one’s spirituality/religiousness support recovery. This presentation will look at the results of research with 364 alcoholics over three years, including changes in alcohol use (sobriety), Alcoholics Anonymous involvement, several dimensions of spirituality and religiousness (including beliefs, prayer and meditation, purpose in life, and forgiveness,) and how they relate to each other. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, and related issues. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome. Registration is not required. Each program provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. for addiction professionals. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Recovery-and-Spiritual-Change-11776.aspx
  • Nicotine Anonymous Open House IN

    03/26/2015 5:30PM - 7:00PM
    Celebrating over 25 years of Nicotine Anonymous in Indianapolis, now Around Central Indiana (NicA-ACIN), and now one year at our new home, the Carvel Club, we offer a warm welcome to anyone curious about Nicotine Anonymous as a possible solution for those who have been unable to stop and stay stopped. Join us for snacks and conversation about NicA.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2015/Nicotine-Anonymous-Open-House-12371.aspx
  • Trauma and Chemical Use and Addiction MI

    03/31/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    “Trauma and Chemical Use and Addiction” will be presented by Dr. Tana Bridge, Ph.D., LMSW; MSW Program Director, School of Social Work, Eastern Michigan University. Current research highlights the relationship between chemical use, addition and trauma. This presentation by an award-winning trauma expert will review events involved with trauma exposure, trauma specific symptomology, the impact trauma has on the brain and on coping and subsequent substance use, and how to aid individuals struggling with trauma and addiction. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, and related issues. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome. Registration is not required. Each program provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. for addiction professionals. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Trauma-and-Chemical-Use-and-Addiction-11775.aspx
  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do MI

    04/07/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Teens-Using-Drugs-What-To-Know-and-What-To-Do-11694.aspx
  • John MacDougall lecture - Practice What Principles? MN

    04/09/2015 6:30PM - 7:30PM
    Dr. John MacDougall, one of the most respected voices in the Recovery field, will be presenting a nine-part lecture series. The series is free and open to the public. MacDougall’s lectures are well known in the Recovery community and have been described as “brilliant,” “humorous,” “entertaining,” and “profoundly wise.” Those outside of the Recovery community have described his lectures of being of great benefit for all who seek to live life in a holistic and healthy way. This lecture series is appropriate for all people interested in learning how to apply the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous to daily life. The series is based on MacDougall’s latest book, Being Sober and Becoming Happy: The Best Ideas from the Director of Spiritual Guidance at Hazelden which has been endorsed as follows: “ written by a brilliant mind with a gift for humor, clarity, originality, and most important –simplicity ... This is a book about positive transformation for us all, especially those in recovery from any sort of suffering.” George E, Vaillant MD Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/John-MacDougall-lecture---Practice-What-Principles%3f-12362.aspx
  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do MI

    04/14/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Teens-Using-Drugs-What-To-Know-and-What-To-Do-11695.aspx
  • Lincoln Spring Fling NE

    04/16/2015 4:00PM - 04/18/2015 11:30PM
    If you're looking for fellowship, fun, food and great messages of recovery from members of Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon, this is the event for you ! We will have some awesome speakers from all corners of the USA !
    This event is NOT open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2015/Lincoln-Spring-Fling-12370.aspx
  • Intervention MI

    04/21/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    “Intervention” will be presented by Jeff Jay and Debra Jay; Intervention specialists, chemical dependency therapists and trainers, and best-selling authors of “Love First: A Family’s Guide to Intervention” and other books. Intervention can be a highly effective technique for initiating the recovery process in individuals suffering from chemical dependency. This program will describe how the “Love First” process of Intervention can help chemically dependent people find recovery. This program will bring PRACTICAL INFORMATION, HELP and HOPE to anyone who cares about a chemically dependent person, and to anyone who wants to learn more about the intervention process. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, and related issues. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome. Registration is not required. Each program provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. for addiction professionals. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Intervention-11774.aspx
  • Dawn Farm Sixth Annual Ride for Recovery MI

    04/26/2015 7:00AM - 2:00PM
    The Ride for Recovery is a family fun and fitness event and fundraiser for Dawn Farm. There will be bike rides from 10 to 100K, 5K/10K runs/walks, tours of the farm and animals, breakfast snacks and a "Recovery Celebration" lunch. Routes are along scenic country roads and a Metro park. There will be 5 rest stops with restrooms, drinks, snacks and first aid on the routes. SAG support will offer assistance on all routes. All rides, jogs, and walks start and end at Dawn Farm. The event is supported by Team MANA, a team of nurse anesthetists in Michigan who fundraise though cycling. The event is endorsed by the Michigan Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports. In addition to a fun fitness event that the entire family can enjoy, the Ride for Recovery provides an opportunity to support a critical community service. Dawn Farm provides effective, compassionate and hope-filled professional care to members of our community who struggle with alcohol/other drug problems. Community support for events like the Ride for Recovery helps to keep these vital services available for those who need them most! Registration is $25.00 until April 1; $35.00 after April 1.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Dawn-Farm-Sixth-Annual-Ride-for-Recovery-12356.aspx
  • Tobacco Cessation and Addiction Recovery MI

    04/28/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    “Tobacco Cessation and Addiction Recovery” will be presented by Anna Byberg, LLMSW, CAADC; Program Coordinator, Dawn Farm Spera Recovery Center; and Aaron Suganuma, BSW. 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. 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 to people with alcohol/other drug addiction. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, and related issues. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome. Registration is not required. Each program provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. for addiction professionals. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Tobacco-Cessation-and-Addiction-Recovery-11773.aspx
  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do MI

    05/05/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Teens-Using-Drugs-What-To-Know-and-What-To-Do-11696.aspx
  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do MI

    05/12/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Teens-Using-Drugs-What-To-Know-and-What-To-Do-11697.aspx
  • The Physiology of Addiction MI

    05/19/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    “The Physiology of Addiction” will be presented by Dr. Carl Christensen, MD, PhD, FACOG, FASAM; and Dr. Emily Brunner, MD. Addiction is a chronic brain disease involving complex physiologic processes. This program will explore the differences in neurochemistry between the addicted brain and the normal brain, the progression of physiological changes that occur in chemically dependent individuals, the mechanisms of physiologic tolerance and withdrawal, medical complications of alcohol/other drug addiction and the effects of treatment on the addicted brain. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, and related issues. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome. Registration is not required. Each program provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. for addiction professionals. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/The-Physiology-of-Addiction-11772.aspx
  • In the Doctor's Office: Recovery Friend or Foe? MI

    05/26/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    “In the Doctor's Office: Recovery Friend or Foe?” will be presented by Dr. Mark A. Weiner, MD; and Jason Schwartz, LMSW, ACSW; Dawn Farm Clinical Director. Addiction is widely recognized as a chronic illness best treated with long-term monitoring and support. Primary health care settings are natural places for this care to be provided. However, it's been said that the doctor's office is a dangerous place for people in recovery from addiction. It's also been said that recovering people are terrible patients. This program discusses whether these statements are fair, and why healthcare providers are essential allies for long term recovery. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, and related issues. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome. Registration is not required. Each program provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. for addiction professionals. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/In-the-Doctor's-Office-Recovery-Friend-or-Foe%3f-11771.aspx
  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do MI

    06/02/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Teens-Using-Drugs-What-To-Know-and-What-To-Do-11698.aspx
  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do MI

    06/09/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Teens-Using-Drugs-What-To-Know-and-What-To-Do-11699.aspx
  • How to Support Recovery and Not Support Addiction MI

    06/16/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    “How to Support Recovery and Not Support Addiction” will be presented by Dr. Charles F. Gehrke, MD, FACP, FASAM. The course of an individual’s alcohol/other drug addiction may be influenced by family, friends, employers and others. When all else has failed - what does work when confronted with a loved one’s addiction? What does not work? What can others do to help? What does not help? What role does an individual play in supporting another person’s recovery process? These and other questions will be addressed in order to assist participants to find effective methods to successfully support another person’s recovery, avoid enabling another person’s addiction, and maintain their own health and well-being. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, and related issues. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome. Registration is not required. Each program provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. for addiction professionals. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/How-to-Support-Recovery-and-Not-Support-Addiction-11770.aspx
  • Relapse Prevention MI

    06/23/2015 7:30PM - 9:00PM
    “Relapse Prevention” will be presented by Erik Anderson LLMSW; Dawn Farm Outpatient Therapist. Addiction has been identified as a 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 assists recovering people to develop an effective plan to identify and prevent relapse. This program will discuss the dynamics of relapse, signs that may forewarn of relapse, how to develop a relapse prevention plan and strategies to handle both everyday and high-risk situations. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, and related issues. Anyone with a personal or professional interest is welcome. Registration is not required. Each program provides 1.5 hours of free C.E. for addiction professionals. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services.
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/Relapse-Prevention-11769.aspx
  • McShin's 11th Annual Recovery Fest VA

    09/12/2015 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    SAVE THE DATE for our 11th Annual Recovery Fest/6th Annual BBQ State Championship!! There will be food, vendors, addiction service providers, kid's activities, local non-profits, guest speakers, corn hole tournament, voter registration, and much more!!
    This event is open to the public
    http://www.recoverymonth.gov/Community-Events/2014/McShin's-11th-Annual-Recovery-Fest-12332.aspx


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