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Creating Hope

Creating Hope

Creating Hope

Creating Hope


Equipping Faith Communities for Substance Abuse Awareness, Prevention and Recovery

Thurs., May 30, 2019

8-11:45 a.m.

Grand Meridian, 2621 N. Oneida St., Appleton

$45 includes breakfast



8:00 a.m.   Registration, Breakfast and Resource Fair
8:30 a.m.   Welcome and Overview
8:40 a.m.   A Story of Hope
9:00 a.m.   Addiction Overview: Physiological, Psychological, Family and Societal Perspectives
9:30 a.m.   Local Data Points: Dept. Human Services/Law Enforcement/Employers
10:00 a.m.   Break
10:15 a.m.   A Second Story of Hope
10:45 a.m.   Where Can One Go for Help in our Community
11:00 a.m.   What Can Faith Communities Do in Response
11:30 a.m.   Wrap up, Certificate of Attendance, Evaluation

By the end of this session, attendees will:

  1. Gain a better understand of what addiction is and how it impacts individuals, families and society.
  2. Gain understanding of how pervasive addiction is in our local community as well as nationally.
  3. Understand what resources are available in our community to address addiction.
  4. Understand ways to promote “recovery friendly” faith communities.
  5. Brainstorm ways to promote awareness, acceptance, healing and hope for addicts in our faith communities.