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Addiction 101

Addiction 101 is free seminar that explains important concepts about substance addiction. You will learn why doctors believe that addiction is a disease of the brain, why there is currently no cure, and how understanding this disease helps with addiction recovery. The course also reviews the stages of change each of us go through as we take the necessary steps into sobriety. Contemplating change often helps to begin the process of positive change.

Addiction 101 is offered through Learn-it-Live, an easy to use learning platform that requires no downloading and is completely confidential. Please arrive a little early to complete the registration process so that you don't miss any of the information. The registration process includes setting up an account, but you determine your screen name to protect your confidentiality.

Sign-up for this one hour seminar on October 3 at 6:00 pm central-time:

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**  We're also launching four new classes which will help you learn how to use motivation, affirmation and encouragement to end addiction in yourself or a loved one. Each class will focus on an evidence-based concept, explaining how to illicit positive change in yourself or in someone you love.

We will teach you practical techniques that research has shown to be effective for achieving change and successfully ending addiction. We'll begin offering these classes this September through Learn-It-Live (Learn-It-Live is easy to use teaching tool and you don't need to download anything to use it). Click Register Now! below to join one of our classes. The registration process includes setting up an account, but you determine your screen name to protect your confidentiality.

Four new addiction classes:

- Addiction 101, a FREE 60 minute course introducing key substance addiction recovery concepts. This seminar examines many aspects of drug addiction, including symptoms and treatment. It also introduces the Stages-of-Change as a building for recovery.  It will be held on October 3 at 6:00pm central-time.

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- Intervention, introduces you to Change-Talk as an alternative to "tough-love". Change-Talk is a method, which you can learn, to get an addict (including yourself) to move away from addiction and toward recovery.  This is a 2-hour class that meets October 5, at 10:00 am central-time at a cost of $10.

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- Change-Talk, is a building-block for addiction recovery. This course teaches you to recognize, listen to, and encourage Change-Talk in yourself and others.  Research has shown it helps lead to positive change. This is a 2-hour class on Thursday, October 13 at 10:00 am central-time, for a cost of $10.

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- Effective Conversations, explains how to use conversation to connect for recovery. Reflective listening and change-focused conversations often facilitate positive change and addiction recovery. This is a 2-hour class that will meet on Thursday, October 19 at 10:00 am central-time, at a cost of $10.

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We encourage you to join our Addiction 101 class to understand as much as possible about substance addiction, so you're able to help yourself and your loved ones live the happy, joyous and free live of sobriety that we're all seeking.

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