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Lecture: A Journey with REDS: A Space that Decided to be a Car

Wed., Jan. 17, 6-8 p.m.

REDS is a car with more than surprising ability to use space in a tiny format: it is a new formal language applied to cars that may open new possibilities for designers. Chris Bangle retells the design exploration that he and his international team of associates made on their way to creating a surprising new EV for Chinese Megacities Free

https://www.collegeforcreativestudies.edu/community-outreach-and-engagement/exhibitions-public-programs/toyota-lecture-series

How To Support Recovery and Not Support Addiction

Tue., Jan. 23, 7:30-9 p.m.
phone 734-485-8725
info@dawnfarm.org

Presented by Dr. Charles F. Gehrke, MD, FACP, FASAM. The course of an individual’s substance use may be strongly influenced by family members, friends, employers and others. This program will outline simple but effective actions for family, friends and others to avoid enabling another person’s addiction, support the person’s recovery, and maintain their own health and well-being. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. Free, open to all. free

http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series

Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

First Tuesday of every month, 7:30-9 p.m. and Second Tuesday of every month, 7:30-9 p.m. Continues through June 12
phone 734-485-8725
info@dawnfarm.org
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Free, ongoing, 2-part series. Part 1 provides discusses adolescent substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part 2 has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to help when alcohol/other drug use is suspected, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and teens hearing a talk by a young person in recovery from a substance use disorder. Presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists. Co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, WISD/LESA Health Educators’ Learning Network, St. Joseph Mercy Greenbrook Recovery Center and the Ann Arbor Public Schools. Free

http://dawnfarm.org/programs/teens-using-drugs
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English Gardens 16th Annual Orchid Festival

Sat., Feb. 17, 1-3:30 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 18, 1-3:30 p.m.

This annual event includes free seminars both days and a make it and take it workshop where participants will leave with a beautiful orchid garden they’ve created.

http://www.englishgardens.com/events
English Gardens (map)
6370 Orchard Lake Rd.
Greater Birmingham Area
phone (248) 851-7506
English Gardens 16th Annual Orchid Festival

A Wine & Music "Tour de France"

Wed., Feb. 21, 7-9 p.m.
phone 313-576-5111
info@dso.org
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Sommelier and music expert Ron Merlino leads an unparalleled wine tasting experience featuring rare French wines paired with live music performed by DSO musicians. Sip, savor, listen and learn about composers—Berlioz, Saint-Saens, Debussy, and Ravel—their wine tastes, histories, music and more! Ticket includes wine tasting, live classical music, mini crepe bites and light fare, and a commemorative wine glass. $60

https://www.dso.org/ShowEventsView.aspx?id=4873&prod=4872
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Max M. Fisher Music Center (map)
3711 Woodward Ave.
Midtown
phone (313) 576-5100
A Wine & Music "Tour de France"

Relapse Prevention

Tue., Feb. 27, 7:30-9 p.m.
phone 734-485-8725
info@dawnfarm.org

Presented by Erik Anderson LMSW, CAADC. 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 helps recovering people develop an effective plan to identify and prevent relapse. This program will discuss the dynamics of 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. Free, open to all. free

http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series

Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery

Tue., March 20, 7:30-9 p.m.
phone 734-485-8725
info@dawnfarm.org

Presented by Jerry Fouchey, BS, MA, SpA, CADC; and Barb Smith, author of “Brent’s World.” Unresolved grief and loss frequently accompany people 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 theories of grief and grief recovery, losses that people with substance use disorders and their families experience, and ways to cope with grief and loss. The presentation will include a powerful personal story of grief, loss and recovery. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. Free, open to all. free

http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series

Collegiate Recovery Programs: Supporting Second Chances

Tue., March 27, 7:30-9 p.m.
phone 734-485-8725
info@dawnfarm.org

Presented by Mary Jo Desprez, MA; Director, Wolverine Wellness, University Health Service, University of Michigan; and Matthew Statman, LMSW, CAADC; University of Michigan Collegiate Recovery Program Manager. This presentation will discuss national and local substance use disorder recovery support programs on college campuses. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. Free, open to all. free

http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series

Cultivating Mindfulness to Support Recovery

Tue., April 17, 7:30-9 p.m.
phone 734-485-8725
info@dawnfarm.org

Presented by Dr. Elizabeth A.R. Robinson, MPH, MSW Ph.D. Mindfulness practices are effective in supporting sustained recovery from substance use disorders. This presentation will describe theory and research supporting mindfulness, demonstrate mindfulness techniques and provide opportunities for the audience to experience and cultivate mindfulness, and review the evidence of the positive effects of mindfulness on recovery. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. Free, open to all. free

http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series

Co-Occurring Disorders: Understanding Self-medication and Complex Recovery

Tue., May 15, 7:30-9 p.m.
phone 734-485-8725
info@dawnfarm.org

Presented by Jeremy Suttles, MSE, LMSW; Clinical Social Worker, University of Michigan Hospital – Adult Inpatient Psychiatry. Diagnosing and treating co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders can be challenging for both providers and patients. This presentation will provide an overview of what co-occurring disorders are, how they are identified, their prevalence, and the most effective methods of treatment. Emphasis will be placed on a comprehensive model of recovery that provides for emotional and physical health recovery as well as ongoing sobriety. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. Free, open to all. free

http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series

Gratitude and Addiction Recovery

Tue., May 22, 7:30-9 p.m.
phone 734-485-8725
info@dawnfarm.org

Presented by Dr. Amy R. Krentzman, MSW, PhD. “Gratitude” is a frequent topic in recovery circles, a recurrent theme in recovery program literature, and a central component of addiction recovery for many recovering people. This presentation will provide definitions of gratitude proposed by social scientists, present scientific findings about the benefits of gratitude, cover theories for the ways in which gratitude “works” (in general and in recovery), and ponder whether gratitude has a “downside.” Together we will practice at least two gratitude exercises. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. Free, open to all. free

http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series

Spirituality in Recovery: The Many Paths to Spiritual Fitness

Tue., May 29, 7:30-9 p.m.
phone 734-485-8725
info@dawnfarm.org

Presented by Jerry Fouchey, BS, MA, SpA, CADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient and Personal Medicine therapist. Twelve Step recovery programs challenge participants to “seek through prayer and meditation to improve their conscious contact with God as they understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will and the power to carry that out.” People have "tread innumerable paths" in this process. This presentation will encourage participants to clarify their understanding of a Higher Power, their relationship with that Power, and ways to build their conscious contact. Part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. Free, open to all. free

http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series
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