Recovery Event Calendar

Dawn Farm Education Series

Tuesday, September 20, 20167:30 pm CDTTuesday, May 30, 20179:30 pm CDT
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center 5305 Elliott Drive Ypsilantl, MI 48197

The Dawn Farm Education Series is a FREE annual series providing helpful, hopeful, practical information about chemical dependency, recovery, family concerns and related issues. This unique program, now entering it’s 26th year, is designed to reduce the misinformation, secrecy, shame and stigma that prevent people with addictions and their families from getting help and getting well, and to help create a community culture that supports recovery. The series is designed to have broad appeal for diverse audiences - people in recovery, people interested in recovery, family members, friends, students, professionals, and anyone interested in any topic are all welcome! Free CE is provided for addiction professionals. Presenters include local and nationally-known experts, and cover a variety of topics including neurobiology of addiction and recovery, relapse prevention, co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, spirituality and recovery, the "drug war," family concerns, tobacco cessation, suicide prevention, trauma, grief and loss, mindfulness, domestic violence/sexual assault, collegiate recovery programs, health care concerns for people with addiction, treatment and recovery and more! The series is organized by Dawn Farm, a nonprofit organization founded in 1973 that provides a continuum of quality of services for people with alcohol/other drug problems.