Family gatherings and holiday events can be tough, but we have options. There are things we can do to help us navigate the occasions that often bring added stress to family recovery.
Seasoned veterans of family recovery, Jeff & Jeanne share their family gathering experiences, offer ideas for dealing with our emotions and leave you with encouragement for your own journey through the next family event.
In this session you will hear about a journey of addiction from a recovering alcoholic. Randy Humphrey has been sober for 37 years and has worked in the field of addiction in various roles for the last ten years. He will discuss reasons for addiction, what the substance user is dealing with in their struggles for sobriety and why, various treatment options, levels of care and much more. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about substance use disorder from the experience of the user.
Are you feeling a bit out of balance with a tendency to give from the core instead of the surplus? Do you struggle with letting go of worry, resentment or regret? If so, please join Betty Hill Crowson, retreat director and author from TheJoyIsInTheJourney.com, as she presents some doable solutions for getting our feet back under us and moving towards emotional freedom. Learn to regroup, refill, recover and release.
Wish your family handled conflict better or could find new ways to express emotions? Families are complicated, and feelings are real, but we have choices. Mike B from Group 2105 in Lafayette Hill, PA helped us unpack family dynamics and explored options for improving communication and building respectful relationships.
Dale H from Group 171 will share his ideas for assessing progress as you work the FA program. Is there a simple way to check-in with yourself? Dale thinks so. Join us for a high-energy presentation and learn his seven secrets. Find out where you stand. Figure out what to do next.
Do you have a family member that struggles with regulating their emotions, leading to angry outbursts and other difficult behaviors? No matter what their diagnosis, the coping strategies discussed in this session may be helpful for you.
Led by Karen and Kenneth Johnson, National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder (NEABPD)
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN COMPLETING THE TWELVE STEP WORKBOOK?
You can share these video links with your group members and work together with interested members on a Zoom or GoTo meeting, using the screen sharing option or you can view and access these individually. Please be sure to order #1019 The Twelve Step Workbook. Each presentation lasts about an hour. It is recommended that these be completed at a rate of one step each week or every two weeks.
Holidays can be tough, but we have options. Join us to hear seasoned FA members as they share their family gathering experiences, offer ideas for dealing with our emotions, and leave you with encouragement for your own journey through the holidays.