Facing Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery

Date: 
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

Location:
St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center Auditorium (ground floor,) 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

“Facing Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery” will be presented by Jerry Fouchey, BS, MA, SpA, CADC; Dawn Farm Lifestyle Medicine Therapist and Didactic Group Facilitator. 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 with substance use disorders and their families experience throughout the addiction and recovery processes, and discuss how recovery program tools can help individuals cope with grief and loss. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual education series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about substance use disorders, recovery, family and related issues; and to dispel the myths, misinformation, secrecy, shame and stigma that prevent people with addiction and their families from getting help and getting well. All programs are free and open to anyone interested. Registration is not required. 1.5 hours of free C.E. approved by MCBAP (Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals) is provided. A certificate to document attendance is provided on request. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of services for people with substance use disorders.

For more information call 734-485-8725, or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.

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