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Saturday, April 28, 2018 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Eastpoint Christian Church
345 Clarks Pond Parkway
South Portland, ME 04106

Registration is required.
For More Information:
Trudy Avery 617-895-9656

Families experience shock and fear when they begin to suspect a loved one may have a problem. Feeling scared and alone, they do not know how to help or where to turn. Standing alone in the middle of a frozen lake, they are on thin ice.

This interactive presentation provides a conceptual framework for addiction and recovery. It details a process for family recovery. First, families need to understand addiction and what it means to be powerless over drugs and alcohol. Second, families learn how to help an addict without contributing to the problem. Third, and most critically, families begin to heal themselves.

About The Presenter
Sarah Martinez
Sarah Martinez

Sarah Martinez, MSW, CAADC is a Family Counselor II at Caron Wernersville. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University, where she studied Human Development concentrating in Cognitive Science. After graduation, she worked at Georgetown University Medical Center in a molecular biology laboratory as a neuroscience research assistant. Sarah most recently attended the University of Pennsylvania, where she received a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work. She worked as an intern at a dual diagnosis psychiatric facility and an inpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation center. She has worked at Caron as a Family Counselor since 2012. Sarah has experience working with both young adult and adult patients and families. She currently leads the Relapse Family Education Program at Caron Pennsylvania. She is passionate about addiction education and family recovery.

Additional Information

11:30 Registration
Lunch is served
12:00 On Thin Ice
12:15 The Circle Model of Addiction
1:15 Break
1:30 Solution for Families
2:30 Closing

Please do not let finances prohibit your attendance. Contact Trudy Avery at 617-9656 or for information regarding workshop scholarships.
Underwritten by the Catherine Caron Fund and the generosity of Lauren and Jay Springer

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