Events

Events

MARR holds several events throughout the year. Come celebrate recovery with us!

Monthly Alumni Speaker Meeting – May 31, 2015

Date: May 31, 2015
Time: 6:30 pm  to  7:30 pm

WHAT: Join us for our monthly Alumni Speaker Meeting.

WHERE: Men’s Recovery Center, 2801 Clearview Place, Doraville, Georgia 30340

WHO: All are welcome!

GUEST SPEAKER: Ashley W.

*There will be a Co-Ed Alumni Meeting from 6-6:15 pm

“But there exists among us a fellowship, a friendliness, and an understanding which is indescribably wonderful.” -Big Book of AA, p. 17

3-Day Family Workshop – June 10-12, 2015

Date: June 10, 2015
Time: 9:00 am  to  4:30 pm
This Is An Invitation-Only Event

DATES OF WORKSHOP: June 10 – 12, 2015

SCHEDULE:
June 10: 9am – 4:30pm
June 11: 9am – 4:30pm
June 12: 9am – Noon

(Only for family members of clients currently in MARR.)

This workshop is an intensive, three-day-long program designed to provide education, support and therapy to adults and adolescents ages 14 and older. The staff at MARR believes that those who have been in relationships with alcohol- and drug-addicted individuals experience their own struggles and pain. If the family is to survive and grow, it is critical that the individual members begin their own recovery process. This workshop is offered approximately every 7-8 weeks. If you have not yet received an invitation by mail or email to register, please contact your MARR counselor before registering for this event.

Annual Picnic Celebration – June 13, 2015

Date: June 13, 2015
Time: 10:00 am  to  5:00 pm

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WHAT: A Summer Picnic Celebration — fun, fellowship and a complimentary lunch!

WHO: MARR Alumni, Clients, Volunteers, Family Members, Staff, Board Members & Donors

WHERE: Camp Donnie Brown, 300 Sam Harris Lane Canton, GA 30114

*A 12-Step Meeting will complete the day. No RSVP necessary.

1-Day Family Seminar for the Community – June 26, 2015

Date: June 26, 2015
Time: 9:00 am  to  3:30 pm

WHAT:
This seminar is designed for family and friends affected by an active alcoholic and/or drug addict who is not in treatment at MARR.

WHERE:
2815 Clearview Place
Doraville, GA 30340

COST:
$50 per person

  • The Disease of Addiction: Covers different theories of addiction, understanding addictive thinking and the difference between substance abuse and dependence.
  • Addiction, A Family Disease: Describes the symptoms and behaviors of addiction and how they impact family members.
  • Enabling, Rescuing and Controlling: Teaches how to recognize behaviors used by family members as a result of a loved ones’ addiction and to identify new, healthy behaviors.
  • Identifying and Establishing Personal Boundaries: Teaches how to establish and maintain healthy boundaries as a primary tool to detach from addictive behaviors, while continuing to maintain a loving relationship with the addict.
  • Creating a Support System: Teaches family members how to create support for themselves and practice healthy self-care.

Heroes in Recovery 6K – July 25, 2015

Date: July 25, 2015
Time: 7:30 am  to  10:00 am

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WHAT: Join us for the Heroes in Recovery 6K and support MARR’s Right Side Up!

WHY: To bring together those in recovery, their loved ones, supporters of the cause and whole communities in order to break the stigma surrounding addiction and mental health conditions.

PRESENTED BY: Foundations Recovery Network Atlanta

CHARITY BENEFICIARY: Right Side Up

WHERE: Brook Run, 4770 Georgia Way S, Dunwoody, GA 30338

WHO: Anyone can participate, volunteer, cheer on others and/or donate!

CONTACT: Karlene Pearce, 678-805-4114

Sign Up Today!

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3-Day Family Workshop – July 29-31, 2014

Date: July 29, 2015
Time: 9:00 am  to  4:30 pm
This Is An Invitation-Only Event

DATES OF WORKSHOP: July 29 – 31, 2015

SCHEDULE:
July 29: 9am – 4:30pm
July 30: 9am – 4:30pm
July 31: 9am – Noon

(Only for family members of clients currently in MARR.)

This workshop is an intensive, three-day-long program designed to provide education, support and therapy to adults and adolescents ages 14 and older. The staff at MARR believes that those who have been in relationships with alcohol- and drug-addicted individuals experience their own struggles and pain. If the family is to survive and grow, it is critical that the individual members begin their own recovery process. This workshop is offered approximately every 7-8 weeks. If you have not yet received an invitation by mail or email to register, please contact your MARR counselor before registering for this event.

Alumni Service – The Extension (Men’s Campus) – August 12, 2015

Date: August 12, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm  to  9:00 pm

MARR Alumni: Please join us in preparing and serving dinner for the male residents of The Extension — a facility in Marietta that provides comprehensive residential treatment for homeless men and women who struggle with addiction. Volunteers are invited to attend a Big Book meeting with the residents afterward.

The Extension – Women’s Campus
1507 Church Street Extension
Marietta, GA 30060

Contact
For more information, email Alison Broderick or call 678-805-5114.

Step 12: Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs.

 

CE Training: Helping Families Affected by Addiction – August 21, 2015

Date: August 21, 2015
Time: 9:00 am  to  3:30 pm

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This Event is for Professionals Only

WHAT: “Helping Families Affected by Addiction” supports clinicians who work with families impacted by chemical dependency. This training provides the education and skills they need to help families relate to the addict and his/her loved ones in healthy ways.

CE HOURS: 4.5

COST: $50 Per Person

WHERE:
MARR Administration Building
2815 Clearview Place
Doraville, GA 30340

WHO:
Counselors & Health Professionals

CONTACT:
Staci Owen
678-805-5122

Topics Include:

  • The Disease of Addiction: Covers different theories of addiction, understanding addictive thinking and the difference between substance abuse and dependence.
  • Addiction, A Family Disease: Describes the symptoms and behaviors of addiction and how they impact family members.
  • Enabling, Rescuing and Controlling: Teaches how to recognize behaviors used by family members as a result of a loved ones’ addiction and to identify new, healthy behaviors.
  • Identifying and Establishing Personal Boundaries: Teaches how family members can establish and maintain healthy boundaries as a primary tool to detach from addictive behaviors, while continuing to maintain a loving relationship with the addict.
  • Creating a Support System: Teaches how family members can create support for themselves and practice healthy self-care.

1-Day Family Seminar for the Community – August 29, 2015

Date: August 29, 2015
Time: 9:00 am  to  3:30 pm

WHAT:
This seminar is designed for family and friends affected by an active alcoholic and/or drug addict who is not in treatment at MARR.

WHERE:
2815 Clearview Place
Doraville, GA 30340

COST:
$50 per person

  • The Disease of Addiction: Covers different theories of addiction, understanding addictive thinking and the difference between substance abuse and dependence.
  • Addiction, A Family Disease: Describes the symptoms and behaviors of addiction and how they impact family members.
  • Enabling, Rescuing and Controlling: Teaches how to recognize behaviors used by family members as a result of a loved ones’ addiction and to identify new, healthy behaviors.
  • Identifying and Establishing Personal Boundaries: Teaches how to establish and maintain healthy boundaries as a primary tool to detach from addictive behaviors, while continuing to maintain a loving relationship with the addict.
  • Creating a Support System: Teaches family members how to create support for themselves and practice healthy self-care.

3-Day Family Workshop – September 16-18, 2015

Date: September 16, 2015
Time: 9:00 am  to  4:30 pm
This Is An Invitation-Only Event

DATES OF WORKSHOP: September 16 – 18, 2015

SCHEDULE:
September 16: 9am – 4:30pm
September 17: 9am – 4:30pm
September 18: 9am – Noon

(Only for family members of clients currently in MARR.)

This workshop is an intensive, three-day-long program designed to provide education, support and therapy to adults and adolescents ages 14 and older. The staff at MARR believes that those who have been in relationships with alcohol- and drug-addicted individuals experience their own struggles and pain. If the family is to survive and grow, it is critical that the individual members begin their own recovery process. This workshop is offered approximately every 7-8 weeks. If you have not yet received an invitation by mail or email to register, please contact your MARR counselor before registering for this event.