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Dick Prodey Lecture Series

Sponsored jointly by The Kolmac Clinic, The Sheppard Pratt Hospital and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence of Maryland (NCADD-Maryland)

Featuring: Mr. Dick Prodey, M.A., M.Ed.

Wednesday Evenings: 7:00 – 9:00 pm

 

WEEK

TITLE

DESCRIPTION

1

Alcohol and Alcoholics

Common myths of alcohol and alcoholics.  Includes historical definitions of alcoholism.

2

The Disease

Chemical dependency presented as a primary disease.  The characteristics of that disease.

3

Signs and Symptoms

The importance and the difficulty of self-assessment.  The types of signs and symptoms and the common symptoms of chemical dependency.

4

Dynamics of Dependency

Presentation of a hypothetical case and explanation of the dynamics of addiction and its early recovery period.

5

Recovery

The complexities of recovery.

6

Attitudes

Attitudes are important to understanding dependency and recovering from it for addicts/family members.  Description of AA/NA programs.

7

Addiction

Descriptive definition of addiction and the processes and characteristics of it.

8

The Family Illness

The impact of addiction on others.  Guidelines for family members living with addiction.

 

  • Free of charge with free parking.
  • Open to the public.
  • Located in the Auditorium of the Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt (6501 N. Charles Street).
  • Each session is designed to be independent of the others.  Attend one or as many of the sessions as you like.  These sessions are continuous.

 

 

 

The Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt

6501 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21285

(410) 938-3900

 

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