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Inspiring Success on the Road to Recovery

Monday, May 1, 2017

Events and Calendar

Professional Events

May 10, 1:00 p.m. ET—Sierra Tucson Webinar: The Gut, Brain, and Pain Connection, Addiction Professional Webinar. Register: http://addictionpro-2.hs-sites.com/gut-brain-pain-connection. Presenter: Maureen Schwehr, NMD. This presentation will explore the science and research behind the complex gut brain relationship.

May 12—Tucson Behavioral Health Professionals Networking Breakfast— Marijuana and Young Adult Addiction Treatment. Presenters Patrick J. Barrasso, MSW, LCSW and Daniel Barrasso, MSW of  In Balance treatment programs. 8:30 -10:30. Westward Look Resort, 245 E. Ina, Tucson.  www.desertstararc.com.

MAY 16—FREE — Psychological Counseling Services (PCS) 12:15-1:45 p.m. Mark your calendars. If you are new send an email request to pcs@pcsearle.com or call Ellen Hamilton for details 480-947-5739. Specifically targeted to licensed professionals.

May 24— Sierra Tucson presents, Phoenix Be Informed, Arizona Biltmore, Valley Room. Enabling, Rescuing & Codependency: Understanding how the media has impacted our boundaries, behaviors, and attitudes. By Mike Gaziano, MSW, LCSW. $35 per person with pre-registration one week prior to the event (no refund after the due date).  For event questions, contact: Ryan Young at: Ryan.Young@acadiahealthcare.com. 1.5 Education credits.

JUNE 2- Meadows Behavioral Healthcare presents, Tian Dayton, MA, PhD, TEP, Senior Fellow of The Meadows, Relationship Trauma Repair: An Experiential Model for Treating Childhood Trauma. 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM. Talking Stick Resort, Salt River Ballroom, 9800 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale. Contact Shannon Spollen: sspollen@themeadows.com or 928-684-4048

Mondays– Scottsdale – FAMILY  RECOVERY GROUP—The Meadows Outpatient Center. Brough Stewart, LPC. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Designed to help begin/continue family recovery. No charge. The Meadows Outpatient Center, 19120 N. Pima Rd., Ste. 125, Scottsdale. Contact: Jim Corrington LCSW, 602-740-8403.

SIERRA TUCSON— Alumni Groups. Scottsdale, Tues., 6:00- 7:00 p.m.Valley Presbyterian Church. 6947 E. McDonald Drive, Paradise Valley. 480-991-4267. Alumni meet in the Counseling Center (Parlor Room). Contact: Rob L. 602-339-4244 or stscottsdalealumni@gmail.com.

SIERRA TUCSON— Continuing Care Groups in Phoenix. Wed. — for Family Member Alumni (18 and over). (PCS) Psychological Counseling Services, 7530 E. Angus Drive, Scottsdale. 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Thursdays — for Patient Alumni, PCS, 3302 N. Miller Rd., Scottsdale, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Facilitated by the clinical staff of PCS. No charge for Patient and Family Member Alumni.

Open Support Groups & Events
MAY 14 —11th Step Meditation Workshop 5th Step in Meditation: We allow the Sunlight of the Spirit to shine within to begin to heal our spiritual wounds in meditation. FREE. All welcome. 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. A Mindfulness Life Center, 10339 N. Scottsdale Rd. 480-207-6016. Randy Fahrbach, 805-895-2007. www.11thstepmeditation.org.

MAY 24— Mental Health America of Arizona SEEDS Conference. 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Glendale Community College, Glendale. Join with individuals and family members living with mental illness, health care providers and other mental health partners in public safety, education and faith communities, in discussing the early detection and prevention of mental illness. Former NFL great, Mark McMillian , keynote speaker. Visit Mental Health America of Arizona www.mhaarizona.org/

Celebrate Recovery —Chandler Christian Church. Fridays 7 p.m. Room B-200. For men and women dealing with chemical or sexual addictions, co-dependency and other hurts, Hang-ups and Habits. 1825 S. Alma School Rd. Chandler. 480-963-3997. Pastor Larry Daily, E: larrydaily@chandlercc.org.

Valley Hospital— IOP Group for Chemical Dependency/Co-Occuring. Mon.,Tues., Thurs. 6:00-9:00 p.m. 602-952-3939. 3550 E. Pinchot Avenue, Phoenix. valleyhospital-phoenix.com

Open Hearts Counseling Services — Women’s Therapeutic Group for Partners of Sex Addicts. Comfort, strength and hope while exploring intimacy issues. Cynthia A. Criss, LPC, CSAT 602-677-3557.

Families Anonymous—12 step program for family members of addicts. Phoenix -Mon. 7:00 p.m., First Methodist Church, 5510 N. Central Ave. 602-647-5800. Scottsdale Sun. 4:00 p.m., 10427 N. Scottsdale Rd., N. Scottsdale Fellowship 480-225-1555 or 602-647-5800

NICOTINE ANONYMOUS (NicA) Fellowship for those with a desire to stop using nicotine. Phoenix Sat., 5-6:00 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 1212 E. Glendale Ave., Glendale, Sun., 9:15-10:15 a.m. Fellowship Hall, 8910 N. 43rd Ave. 480-990-3860 or www.nicotine-anonymous.org

Chronic Pain Sufferers “Harvesting Support for Chronic Pain,” 3rd Saturday of month, 12-1:00 p.m. Harvest of Tempe, 710 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 103, Tempe. 480-246-7029.

Jewish Alcoholics, Addicts, Families and Friends (JACS) 1st / 3rd Wed., 7:30 p.m. Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 2nd floor. 12701 N. Scottsdale Rd. 602-971-1234 ext. 280 or at JACSarizona@gmail.com
 
COSA (12-step recovery program for those whose lives have been affected by another person’s compulsive sexual behavior) Thurs. 11:00 a.m.-Noon. 2210 W. Southern Ave. Mesa. 602-793-4120.

Women for Sobriety www.womenforsobriety.org. Sat. 10-11:30 a.m. All Saints of the Desert Episcopal Church-9502 W. Hutton Drive. Sun City. Christy 602-316-5136.

Co-Anon Family Support— Message of hope and personal recovery to family and friends of someone who is addicted to cocaine or other substances. “Off the Roller Coaster” Thurs., 6:30-7:45 p.m., 2121 S. Rural Rd., Tempe. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Donna 602-697-9550 /Maggie 480-567-8002.

Cottonwood Tucson  Alumni—First Wednesday of month 6:00-7:30 p.m. 4110 W. Sweetwater Drive. Tucson. 5:00 p.m. dinner. 800-877-4520 x2141. www.cottonwoodtucson.com 

ACOA Thurs., 7:00 p.m., North Scottsdale United Methodist Church, 11735 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale.www.aca.arizona.org

ACA. Tucson. Wed. 5:30-7:00 p.m Streams In the Desert Church 5360 E. Pima Street. West of Craycroft, Tucson. Room A. Michael 520-419-6723. 

OA—12 Step program for addictions to food, food behaviors. 520-733-0880 or www.oasouthernaz.org.

Pills Anonymous—Glendale, Tues. 7-8:00 pm. HealthSouth Rehab 13460 N. 67th Ave. Rosalie 602-540-2540. Mesa Tues. 7-8:00 pm, St. Matthew United Methodist Church. 2540 W. Baseline. B-14. Jim, 480-813-3406. Meggan 480-603-8892. Scottsdale, Wed. 5:30-6:30 pm, N. Scottsdale Fellowship, 10427 N. Scottsdale Rd., Rm 3. Tom N. 602-290-0998. Phoenix, Thurs. 7-8:00 pm. First Mennonite Church 1612 W. Northern. Marc 623-217-9495, Pam 602-944-0834, Janice 602-909-8937.

GA—Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 8801 N. 43rd Ave. Sunday, Spanish 7:00-9:00 p.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 3040 N 7th Ave. Sunday, English 6:00-8:00 p.m. 5010 E. Shea Blvd., Ste. D-202, Contact Sue F. 602-349-0372

SAA — www.saa-phoenix.org 602-735-1681 or 520-745-0775.

Valley Hope Alumni Support. Thursdays 6-7:00 p.m., 2115 E. Southern Ave. Phoenix. Tues. 8-9:00 p.m., 3233 W. Peoria Ave. Ste. 203, Open. 

Special Needs — AA Meetings. Cynthia SN/AC Coordinator 480-946-1384, email Mike at mphaes@mac.com

SLAA—Sex and Love Addict Anonymous 602-337-7117. slaa-arizona.org

GAM-ANON: Sun. 7:30 p.m. Desert Cross Lutheran Church, 8600 S. McClintock, Tempe. Mon. 7:30 p.m., Cross in the Desert Church, 12835 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, Tues. 7:00 p.m., First Christian Church, 6750 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, Tues. 7:15 p.m. Desert Cross Lutheran Church, Education Building, 8600 S. McClintock, Tempe, Thurs. 7:30 p.m. 

Debtors Anonymous—Mon., 7-8:00 p.m., St. Phillip’s Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave., Palo Verde Room. Thurs. 6-7:00 p.m., University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell. 520-570-7990, www.arizonada.org.

Eating Disorder Support Groups— PHX— Monday @ 7:00 p.m. (N,D/SP,O).  2927 E. Campbell Dr. Ste. 104, (Mt. View Christian Church). Contact Jen at (602) 316-7799 or edaphoenix@gmail.com for directions/info. Wed. 7:00 p.m.  Liberation Center, 650 N. 6th Ave, Phoenix. (cross street McKinley).  Jennifer at (602) 316-7799.Tempe—Thursday@ 6:30 p.m.  Big Book/Step Study meeting.  Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders, 950 W. Elliot Road, Suite #201, Tempe.  Contact info@eatingdisordersanonymous.com. Tucson— Tues.  5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Steps to the Solution Meeting. Mountain View Retirement Village, 2nd floor, 7900 N. La Canada Drive, Tucson.  Holly (203) 592-7742 or leeverholly@gmail.com. Thurs. 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. EDA Big Book Step Study. Mountain View Retirement Village, 2nd floor, 7900 N. La Canada Drive, Tucson.  Holly, (203) 592-7742 / leeverholly@gmail.com. Wickenburg—Wed. 7:15 p.m. and Sunday 7:45 p.m. (N,D/SP,O,) Capri PHP program. Contact (928) 684-9594 or (800) 845-2211.Yuma—Wed. @ 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. 3970 W. 24th St. Ste. 206 Yuma. Alyssa at (928) 920-0008 or email 2014yumae.d.a@gmail.com.

GODDESSESS & KACHINAS A philosophical, spiritual, religious 12 step, 12 Tradtition, 12 Promises support group. Details call 480-203-6518. Working with Native American and Hindu community worldwide and Southwest. 

Crystal Meth Anonymous www.cmaaz.org or 602-235-0955. Tues. and Thurs.Stepping Stone Place, 1311 N 14th St. Phoenix