Events

Events

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

1-Day Family Seminar for the Community – January 30, 2015

Date: January 30, 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

*REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED.

  • 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.

Alumni Service – The Extension (Men’s Campus) – February 4, 2015

Date: February 4, 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 – Men’s Campus
1507 Church Street Ext.
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.

 

Freedom from Codependence Workshop – February 7 & 8, 2015

Date: February 7, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
 to 
4:30 pm

WHAT: An intensive, two-day workshop that helps participants recognize and break out of negative patterns in their relationships.

WHO: Individuals struggling with core issues of self-esteem, family roles and personal boundary setting

PRESENTERS: Janet Fluker, LPC & Amanda Morse, LPC

COST: $200 per person

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

CONTACT: Janet Fluker, 678-805-5118

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP: Freedom from Codependence is an active, experiential workshop that helps participants understand the relationship between childhood experience and adult behavior and the impact on adult relationships. Workshop leaders Janet Fluker, LPC and Amanda Morse, LPC teach the skills necessary to relate to loved ones in healthy ways. Topics include:

  • The Nature of the Child: Identify the core issues that result from unmet childhood needs and link core issues to adult behavior.
  • Self-esteem: Understand inherent worth and the danger of basing worth on external factors which leads to shame or grandiosity.
  • Reality: Define reality and how childhood experiences interfere with knowing our own.
  • Boundaries: Understand the origin of unhealthy boundaries and how they undermine our relationships, as well as learn about healthy boundaries (i.e., how to develop them and how they protect our reality and self-esteem).

 

CE Training: Helping Families Affected by Addiction – February 20, 2015

Date: February 20, 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:
Janet Fluker
678-805-5118

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.

Monthly Alumni Speaker Meeting – February 22, 2015

Date: February 22, 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: TBD

*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

1-Day Family Seminar for the Community – February 28, 2015

Date: February 28, 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 – March 4-6, 2015

Date: March 4, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
 to 
4:30 pm

This Is An Invitation-Only Event

DATES OF WORKSHOP: March 4 – 6, 2015

SCHEDULE:
March 4: 9am – 4:30pm
March 5: 9am – 4:30pm
March 6: 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.

1-Day Family Seminar for the Community – March 20, 2015

Date: March 20, 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.

Spring Volunteer Training – April 6-7 and 13-14, 2015

Date: April 6, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm
 to 
9:00 pm

Volunteers are an essential part of the MARR organization. If you would like to join our community and watch chemically dependent men and women experience a total life transformation, please join us for our Spring Volunteer Training Session.

WHEN:
April 6, 2015 (6pm-9pm)
April 7, 2015 (6pm-9pm)
April 13, 2015 (6pm-9pm)
April 14, 2015 (6pm-9pm)

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

CONTACT:
Julie Hansen
678-805-5155
julie.hansen@marrinc.org

Visit our Volunteers page for more information about getting involved.

3-Day Family Workshop – April 22-24, 2015

Date: April 22, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
 to 
4:30 pm

This Is An Invitation-Only Event

DATES OF WORKSHOP: April 22 – 24, 2015

SCHEDULE:
April 22: 9am – 4:30pm
April 23: 9am – 4:30pm
April 24: 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.