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April 27 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
For those that are addicted, and those who try to help them, there is a struggle and yet, there is hope.
Addiction is a disease of the brain that impacts every facet of life, often times our spiritual life. Helping people get centered or re-centered on that aspect of their lives is a key to recovery.
This informative workshop will look at the
- Origins of addictions and the brain’s neurobiology
- Eight things that are impacted by addiction in people’s lives and things they can do to help the brain repair itself
- Best Practices on what helps and what does not
- What are good boundaries and how recovery is an ongoing process
- The soul and the impact of addiction
Presented by The Rev. Stephen Rodgers, LPC, LMFT. Steve is an Episcopal priest and a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He has worked with addiction for 40 years and has worked at an addiction/psychiatric hospital as a therapist for the past 7 years. He authored a book on addiction with the Medical Director of the hospital, Dr. Brian Esparza.
Sponsored by The Diocesan Recovery Commission
April 27, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
St. John the Baptist
6300 SW Nicol Road
Portland, OR 97223