Events

Events

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

Christmas Dinner & Meeting – December 25, 2014

Date: December 25, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm
 to 
8:00 pm

HiResJoin Us for an Evening of Recovery, Hosted by MARR’s Alumni Association!

WHO: All Are Welcome

WHAT: Light Dinner & Speaker Meeting

TIME: 6 pm – 8 pm

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

SPEAKER: Mark B.

CONTACT: Alison Broderick, 678-805-5114

3-Day Family Workshop – January 14-16, 2015

Date: January 14, 2015
Time: 9:00 am
 to 
4:30 pm

This Is An Invitation-Only Event

DATES OF WORKSHOP: January 14 – 16, 2015

SCHEDULE:
January 14: 9am – 4:30pm
January 15: 9am – 4:30pm
January 16: 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.

Monthly Alumni Speaker Meeting – January 25, 2015

Date: January 25, 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 – 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

  • 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.

 

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: 5.0

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 – 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.

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.