Education Series Group

Education Series

Fall 2017

A Free Group Open to the Public

SHARE Alcohol and Drug Program invites you to attend any or all of our Education Series.  The program is open to everyone in the community.  It has important information for those who are struggling with substance misuse/abuse or are concerned about their use.  It will also help those people affected by others’ substance use.  There is no cost for this group. Topics will vary from week to week as outlined below.  The format consists of a video, a brief presentation, and open discussion.

Oct. 19, 2017 Use / misuse / abuse ~ Gain a better understanding of substance use.
Oct. 26, 2017 Medical aspects and effects of alcohol and drug use. What happens to the body and mind under the influence.
Nov. 2, 2017 Alcohol ~ How dependence develops; managing use; effects of use during pregnancy; and driving while intoxicated will be discussed.
Nov. 9, 2017 Marijuana: A second-class addiction? Use for medical purposes?
Nov. 16, 2017 Trauma & substance use ~ The relationship between trauma and substance use.
Nov. 23, 2017 Relapse Prevention ~ Discussion about the psychological, emotional & physical aspects of relapse, and relapse prevention safety planning.
Nov. 30, 2017 Mental Illness and Addiction ~ Understanding the links between mental illness and substance use.
Dec. 7, 2017 Substance Affected ~ How someone’s use of alcohol or drugs can affect others, and how to help others respectfully while practicing self-care.
Dec. 14, 2017 Stage II Recovery ~ Sustaining substance use change into the future.

LOCATION & HOURS

2nd Floor – 2615 Clarke Street, Port Moody

Thursdays: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

CONTACT US

For more information please phone 604-936-3900.