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Addiction and Family Systems: How Do We Care for Our Loved Ones AND Ourselves? – Session 1 – VIEW PDF

Addiction and Family SystemsDuring this 6-hour workshop, delivered in two 3-hour sessions, Stacy Emminger, Executive Director of Donegal Substance Abuse Alliance (DSAA) will provide tips and strategies to give you the power to invite changes in your loved one and make changes in your own life. These tips can be useful throughout your life and in many different domains. Family members will be taught how to take advantage of windows of opportunity for having difficult conversations and how to talk about treatment in a way that is more interesting for their loved ones. And if the conversation doesn’t go well? Stacy will teach how to respond to that too.


You Will Learn . . .

  1. skills to improve your relationship with yourself and with your loved one;
  2. practical skills that you can tailor to your own unique situation to help disengage yourself from the pattern of your loved one’s use;
  3. ways to take back your life from your loved one’s addiction and to reconnect with the things that are important to you.


RSVP by Wednesday July 8, 2020


Presenter and Facilitator

Stacy EmmingerStacy Emminger is the founder of Donegal Substance Abuse Alliance and has been leading and operating the organization since its inception in November 2015. She is currently filling the position of Executive Director. Stacy is a Certified Family Recovery Specialist and is trained in CRAFT, SMART, Invitation to Change and Families in Recovery models. She is highly knowledgeable in many aspects of the support needed by families or individuals who face effects of substance abuse and addiction. She is a highly motivated leader always pursuing new opportunities to serve clients and the community. Stacy has two sons, Jesse, age 24 and Anthony, who died from a heroin overdose in 2014 at the age of 23. She has four grandchildren. Stacy resides in Mount Joy, PA.


GOAL Project is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to helping others offer the compassionate response of recovery to the disease of addiction and its prevention


Addiction and Family Systems: How Do We Care for Our Loved Ones AND Ourselves
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