National Network of LIbraries of Medicine, New England Region
Family Focused Addiction Support Training (FFAST): Getting Your Life Back Webinar
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Maureen Cavanaugh will introduce her newest project “Taking Back Your Life.” Taking Back Your Life is a family-focused intervention designed to define and increase fluency in the language of recovery. If you are a parent, sibling, a member of the extended family or even a professional working in a setting with individuals going through substance use disorder, learning the steps to care for yourself is essential if want to be a healthy, empathetic and effective supporter to your loved one, patient or student.
- Learn what “recovery” and “recovery capital” are. Understand the multiple pathways that are available to treat the disease of addiction.
- Learn what the “Stages of Change” are and how they are necessary to the recovery process.
- Understand the power of stigma and how blame and shame hinder recovery. Learn how to create strategies conducive to your own mental and physical health.
Family-Focused Addiction Support Training, FFAST, addiction, substance use disorder, opioid addiction, opioid use disorder, recovery, family disease, help for families with addiction
National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NNLM NER) Repository
Halpin SM, Cavanagh M. (2019). Family-Focused Addiction Support Training (FFAST): Getting Your Life Back. National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NNLM NER) Repository. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/ner/73
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