Calendar of Events for Addiction Hope

2020 Calendar


Addiction Hope Calendar 2020

January 2020

January 21-26: National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week. Description: Mark your calendars for the 10th anniversary of National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week. National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week links students with scientists and other experts to counteract the myths about drugs and alcohol that teens get from the internet, social media, TV, movies, music, or from friends. More Information: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/national-drug-alcohol-facts-week

January 21: Trauma, Chemical Use and Addiction
Details: Award-winning trauma expert Dr. Tana Bridge, Ph.D., 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.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.

January 28: How Can Communities Support Recovery?
Details: 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.
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.


February 2020

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February 17-18: 8th Annual Drug Prevention Summit
Details: Join the Drug Free America Foundation in Tampa, Florida, February 17-18, 2020 for 2 days of drug education and prevention training. National experts will discuss the impacts of drug abuse, research, current policies, emerging trends, and prevention strategies that strengthen communities.
Time: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm EST
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Tampa Airport-Westshore
4500 West Cypress Street, Tampa, FL 33607
More information: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07egiquch19a188507&oseq=&c=&ch=

February 18: Addiction and Older Adults
Details: 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
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.

February 25: Addiction 101
Details: 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.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.


March 2020

March 17: Behavioral Addictions: Don’t Worry, It’s Not a Problem for Me
Details: 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.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.

March 24: What about Weed? The Cannabis Controversy: Past, Present, and Future
Details: 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.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.

NIDA NDAFW Banner - 2020March 30 – April 5: National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®: What It Is and Why It Matters
Details: NDAFW is a national health observance linking teens to science-based facts to SHATTER THE MYTHS® about drugs! Your participation truly matters and has helped us grow. Register your event or promotional activity and we can help you plan it. We can also tell you how to order free science-based materials for teens. Then, let us know how it went so others can be inspired.
Time: Daily
Location: NA
More information: https://teens.drugabuse.gov/national-drug-alcohol-facts-week

March 31: Facing Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery
Details: 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.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.


April 2020

April 21: Intervention to Durable Recovery: The Power of Family
Details: 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.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.

April 28: A History of the Basic Text of Narcotics Anonymous
Details: 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.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST – With a reception/meet-and-greet time 6:30-7:30pm.
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.


May 2020

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May 16-18: NAATP National 2020 – National Addiction Leadership Conference
Details: NAATP National is one of the most important, engaging, and influential conferences in our industry. This leadership conference remains unique and critically important as the leading educational and networking event within the addiction treatment field. Our conference is held annually in mid-May and rotates locations around the nation. Join us for our Annual National Leadership Conference!
Time: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm PST
Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
1 Market Place, San Diego, CA 92101
619-232-1234
More information: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07egiquch19a188507&oseq=&c=&ch=

May 19: Relapse Prevention
Details: Jason Schwartz, LMSW, ACSW, MAC, 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.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.

May 26: Co-Occurring Eating Disorders and Addiction: Implications for Recovery
Details: 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.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.


June 2020

June 16: People Like Me: Mutual Aid and Recovery from Substance Use Disorders
Details: 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 staff member 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.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.

June 23: Coordinating a Community Response to the Opioid Epidemic
Details: 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.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.

June 30: Sexuality in Addiction Recovery
Details: 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.
Time: 7:30pm-9:00pm CST
Location: Ypsilanti Michigan 48197
More information: http://www.dawnfarmeducation.org.


September 2020

NAADAC Conf 2020 BannerSeptember 25-30: NAADAC 2020 Annual Conference: *Learn *Connect *Advocate *Succeed
Details: NAADAC is excited to announce its 2020 Annual Conference: Learn, Connect, Advocate, Succeed will take place in Washington, DC, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center from September 25-30, 2020.
Time: 8:00 AM EST – 5:00 PM EST
Location: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Washington, D.C.
More information: https://www.naadac.org/ac20-call-for-presentations