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Addictions Expert to Speak at Weber Center

March 23, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – Dr. Kevin McCauley, a non-practicing physician who has worked in the field of addiction treatment for nearly 20 years, will address two groups on the topic on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Weber Center.

Dr. McCauley will present a workshop, “Addiction, Recovery, and Neuroscientific Discoveries,” from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This workshop will focus on the opioid epidemic and the 2016 CDC Opioid Prescribing Guidelines; protecting sobriety with the science of safety; and an update on the neuroscience of addiction.

The workshop has been approved for continuing education units for professionals: 5.25 CEUs by the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative, the National Board of Certified Counselors, and the Michigan Nurses Association.

The $45 fee for the workshop includes lunch. Registration is required. Call 517-266-4000 to register, or register online at webercenter.org.

Dr. McCauley will speak to the general public from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. that day on “Finding Hope that Recovery is Possible: A Personal Journey.” His talk is free and open to all. Registration is not required for the evening talk.

The author of two videos on addiction, Dr. McCauley is Senior Recovery Advisor at Northbound Treatment Services in California and Senior Fellow at The Meadows of Wickenburg in Arizona.

Weber Center is on the campus of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian. Enter the Eastern-most driveway of the complex and follow the signs to Weber Center. For information, call the Weber Center at 517-266-4000.

Public Meeting to Discuss Participation in Charlotte’s Web Community Garden

March 23, 2018, Adrian, Michigan – As Spring approaches and the weather begins to get warmer, are you dreaming of spending your summer in your own garden? Do you long to grow your own vegetables but don’t have the land? Always wanted to start a garden, but don’t believe you have the skills?

Gardeners of all abilities are invited to a general interest meeting on Charlotte’s Web Community Garden. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, 2018, in the Conference Room of the Adrian District Library. The meeting will cover responsibilities of participating gardeners and how our experts can help you learn more about organic gardening.

Charlotte’s Web Community Garden, sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Permaculture Program, is located at the corner of East Siena Heights Drive and Howell Highway, on the property of the Adrian Dominican Sisters’ Motherhouse campus.

For further information, call Elaine Johnson at 517-266-3599 or email her at ejohnson@adriandominicans.org.



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