Events

1-DAY FAMILY SEMINAR AT JOHNSON FERRY BAPTIST CHURCH

WHAT: “Loving Someone with Addiction” is a one-day seminar that not only provides participants from the community at large with a wealth of information about addiction and recovery, but also confirms they are not alone.

WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall/Magnolia Room – 955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta, GA 30068

WHO: This seminar is designed for family and friends affected by an active alcoholic and/or drug addict who is actively using, in treatment, or in long-term recovery

COST: $10 per person (includes breakfast and lunch)

TOPICS:

  • The Disease of Addiction: Covers the neurobiology of addiction and various theories. Provides an understanding of addictive thinking.
  • 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.