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An Introduction To Cultivating Mindfulness to Support Recovery

Tue., Oct. 22, 6-7:30 p.m.


@ Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
Mindfulness educator and researcher Libby Robinson, MPH, MSW, Ph.D will define mindfulness, describe research supporting mindfulness’ benefit, provide opportunities for the audience to experience and cultivate mindfulness, and discuss the application of mindfulness to the process of recover from substance use disorders. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Cannabis Marketing Panel

Thu., Oct. 24, 5-7 p.m.
Rehmann 1500 W Big Beaver Rd, Troy Greater Royal Oak Area

Buy Tickets$15+


Join AMA Detroit, Steve Pitsillos, Green Peak Innovations, Colleen Robar, Robar PR, Larry Berg, CBD Marketing Hub and Chris Ramos, Cura Michigan to learn how they are marketing a new industry. -Reversing the stigma -Reeducating the public, knowledge before marketing -Getting around the laws of how/where to market their products -How they figure out their target audience -What channels do they use to market their products 248-952-5000

Heather Igloliorte: Inuit Art Futures

Fri., Oct. 25, 7-8:30 p.m.


Heather Igloliorte is an Inuk scholar, curator, and art historian, leading the field of contemporary Inuit art curatorial practice and working to develop the next generation of Inuit leaders. Join us on Friday, October 25, to hear her public talk that kicks off the 2019 Inuit Art Society Annual Meeting on the last weekend of UMMA's exhibition "The Power Family Program for Inuit Art: Tillirnanngittuq." Please join us for a reception and opportunity to see the exhibition at 5:30 p.m. More information about the Inuit Art Society Annual Meeting can be found on their website at www.inuitartsociety.org. (734) 764-0395; (734) 764-3731 (FAX)

Lunch And Learn Seminar: How To Protect You And Your Family From Identity Theft

Last Monday of every month, 12-1 p.m. Continues through Nov. 26
Detroit Public Library 5201 Woodward Ave., Detroit Midtown


Join us where we will discuss the topic of identity theft and tips for preventing it. It only takes a few quick steps to better protect yourself from those interested in duplicating your identity and we will be discussing some simple strategies to get you started.There is no cost to attend this event, however space is limited and an RSVP to alexharbold487@gmail.com is required. There will be a small fee of $15 for lunch. 844-702-5055

Financial Times Future of the Car Summit USA 2019

Tue., Oct. 29, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Buy TicketsStandard Summit Ticket: USD 999.0, OEM Pass: USD 499.0


As the automotive industry and the world around it changes, knowledge and preparation will make the difference between success and failure. The FT Future of the Car Summit USA 2019 will examine how car-makers are both preparing for the future of the car in the new mobility ecosystem and taking a lead in delivering it. Join over 150 of the most influential players from across the industry for a day of compelling insights and unmissable networking, so that you can be on the success side of the revolution that is brewing. 2078734739

Safe and Effective Management of Pain and Addiction

Tue., Oct. 29, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
Dr. Carl Christensen, MD, Ph.D., D-FASAM; and Dr. Mark A. Weiner, MD, D-FASAM will discuss various methods of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic pain management and their relative risks and benefits, and describe creative approaches to effective pain relief for people in recovery from or at risk for substance use disorders. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

Tue., Nov. 5, 6-7:30 p.m., Tue., Nov. 12, 6-7:30 p.m., Tue., Jan. 7, 6-7:30 p.m., Tue., Jan. 14, 6-7:30 p.m., Tue., Feb. 4, 6-7:30 p.m., Tue., Feb. 11, 6-7:30 p.m., Tue., March 3, 6-7:30 p.m., Tue., March 10, 6-7:30 p.m., Tue., April 7, 6-7:30 p.m., Tue., April 14, 6-7:30 p.m., Tue., May 5, 6-7:30 p.m., Tue., May 12, 6-7:30 p.m., Tue., June 2, 6-7:30 p.m. and Tue., June 9, 6-7:30 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Health System - Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
FREE, 2-part series. Part 1 discusses signs and effects of teen substance use. Part 2 has sessions for adults to learn effective strategies to help when teen substance use is suspected, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part 2 ends for adults and teens with a talk by a young person in recovery. Inclusive of parents, teens, family, professionals and students – all are welcome. Registration is not required. Presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services; co-sponsored by Ann Arbor Public Schools, WISD/LESA Health Educators’ Learning Network, and St. Joseph Mercy Greenbrook Recovery Center. 734-485-8725

Real Talk about Tobacco and Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Recovery

Tue., Nov. 19, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
People in recovery can quit smoking, and when they do, they experience improved mental health and greater rates of sobriety. Rosemary Bak Lowery, MS, CHES®, CNP, ACSM-CPT; Health Educator, Tobacco Treatment Specialist at University of Michigan’s Tobacco Consultation Service will discuss the connection between smoking and mental health/substance use disorders, challenges faced in quitting and resources for quitting. Free quit kits will be available in preparation for the Great American Smoke Out on November 21 2019, courtesy of University of Michigan’s Tobacco Consultation Service! Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Being a Parent In Recovery

Tue., Nov. 26, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
Mary Jo Desprez, MA, and Amber Horwitz, MSW candidate, will discuss the importance of maintaining a strong recovery program while parenting in recovery from substance addiction; explore “parenting skills 2.0; and include a panel discussion by parents in recovery from substance use disorders. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Yoga: A Holistic Approach to Substance Use Disorder Recovery

Tue., Dec. 17, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute auditorium, 5325 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
Western practitioners are discovering what our Eastern counterparts have known for centuries: yoga promotes overall wellness and is an effective complementary approach to a range of physical and mental health challenges. Erin Shawgo, LLMSW, CIYT, C-IAYT will review the research supporting yoga as an effective complementary practice, discuss ways that yoga can benefit recovering people, and provide suggestions for developing a personal yoga practice 734-485-8725

Trauma, Chemical Use and Addiction

Tue., Jan. 21, 7:30-9 p.m.


Award-winning trauma expert Dr. Tana Bridge, PhD, ACSW, LMSW, ACTP will discuss the relationship between substance use, substance addiction and trauma, the impact trauma has on the brain and on coping and subsequent substance use, and how to aid individuals struggling with trauma and substance addiction. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

How Can Communities Support Recovery?

Tue., Jan. 28, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Personal recovery from substance use disorders happens within a community. Anna Byberg, LMSW, CAADC, Dawn Farm Clinical Director, will discuss the “Healing Forest” model and identify strategies that we can all take to support recovery in our communities. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Addiction and Older Adults

Tue., Feb. 18, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Charles E. Coleman LLMSW; and Matthew Cremin, LLMSW; will discuss the unique nature of how addiction affects older adults, myths and facts, and available local resources Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Addiction 101

Tue., Feb. 25, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Jim Balmer, Dawn Farm’s President, will provide a primer on the dynamics of alcohol and other drug use, addiction as a brain disease, the process of recovery from addiction and how individuals and communities can support long-term recovery. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Behavioral Addictions: Don’t Worry, It’s Not a Problem for Me

Tue., March 17, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Addiction to substances (alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs) has similarities to behavioral compulsions such as gambling, Internet, sex, food and other rewarding activities. Dr. Carl Christensen will review the mechanisms of behavioral addictions and how they overlap with substance addictions, and discuss effective treatments. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

What about Weed? The Cannabis Controversy: Past, Present, and Future

Tue., March 24, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Cannabis has a long and complex history in the United States. In this program, Dr. Stephen Strobbe, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP, FIAAN, FAAN will examine this fascinating phenomenon and its implications, past, present, and future. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Facing Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery

Tue., March 31, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Jerry Fouchey, MA, CADC, will explain 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 ways to cope with grief and loss. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Intervention to Durable Recovery: The Power of Family

Tue., April 21, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Best-selling authors, educators and clinicians Debra Jay and Jeff Jay will provide practical, helpful, hopeful information about how to do an intervention and how to build a recovery team that unites the person with addiction and his/her family in working towards the common goal of sustained recovery. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

A History of the Basic Text of Narcotics Anonymous

Tue., April 28, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Few people know or understand how the Basic Text of Narcotics Anonymous (NA) was written. Chris Budnick, MSW, LCSW, LCAS, CCS will discuss why this story is of interest for both members of NA and those who care about the history of recovery. This is an inspiring story of determination, purposeful inclusion, consensus-based decision making, sacrifice and service. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Relapse Prevention

Tue., May 19, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Jason Schwartz, LMSW, ACSW, MAC, will discuss the dynamics of substance use disorder relapse, factors that contribute to relapse, signs that may forewarn of relapse, how to develop a relapse prevention plan and creative, effective strategies to handle both every-day and high-risk situations. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Co-Occurring Eating Disorders and Addiction: Implications for Recovery

Tue., May 26, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Tiffany Schultz, LMSW; Dawn Farm Outpatient Therapist, will explore the ways in which substance use disorders and eating disorders intersect and how those intersections impact the course of treatment and recovery for the individual. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

People Like Me: Mutual Aid and Recovery from Substance Use Disorders

Tue., June 16, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
People seeking support for recovery from substance use disorders can find a sense of belonging, understanding, acceptance and connection as well as practical help and support from an extensive menu of mutual aid groups. Dawn Farm Recovery Support Specialist Todd Diana will provide an overview of mutual aid recovery programs, research supporting the efficacy of mutual aid participation, and include a panel discussion by members of a sampling of recovery mutual aid programs. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Coordinating a Community Response to the Opioid Epidemic

Tue., June 23, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Molly Welch Marahar, MPP, Opioids Policy Analyst, Michigan Public Health Institute; and Carrie Rheingans, MSW, MPH; WHI Project Manager, Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation will be joined by a panel to discuss coordinating a community-level response to the opioid epidemic from a public health perspective, and ways for concerned individuals to get involved. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

Sexuality in Addiction Recovery

Tue., June 30, 7:30-9 p.m.


@ St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive
Jerry Fouchey, BS, MA, SpA, CADC will explore the physical effects of long-term alcohol and drug use on sexuality, changes in sexuality that emerge in early recovery, and some thoughts about the processes that promote a return to health. Also, using recovery literature as the starting point, this will be an opportunity to explore a wide variety of thoughts about the pursuit of intimate relationships in recovery. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. 734-485-8725

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