Trauma and Chemical Use and Addiction

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center

5305 Elliott Dr.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

"Trauma and Chemical
Use and Addiction" will be presented on Tuesday January 29, 2013; 7:30 pm to
9:00 pm; by Dr. Tana Bridge, Ph.D., LMSW; MSW Program Director, School of
Social Work, Eastern Michigan University. Current research highlights the
relationship between chemical use, addition and trauma. This presentation by an
award-winning trauma expert will review events involved with trauma exposure,
trauma specific symptomology, the impact trauma has on the brain and on coping
and subsequent substance use, and how to aid individuals struggling with trauma
and addiction. This program is part of the FREE, annual Dawn Farm Education
Series.  Our presentations offer helpful,
hopeful, practical information that supports people with alcohol and other
drugs addiction in achieving, maintaining, and strengthening their recoveries.
The series educates family members on issues relating to addiction and its
effect on the family, and offers information that will be useful for family
members and friends in relating to people with alcohol and other drug addiction
whether they are actively using or in recovery. Professionals and students will
also benefit from this pertinent information. All programs are free and open to
anyone interested.  Registration is not
required. 1.5 hours of free C.E. approved by MCBAP (Michigan Certification
Board for Addiction Professionals) is offered for each program. A certificate
to document attendance is provided on request. The Education Series is
organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a
continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please contact Matt
Statman, LLMSW, CADC, Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or, or see

Tuesday, 29 January, 2013


Matthew Statman, LLMSW, CADC

Phone: 734-485-8725
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