Feb. 27: Catholic Charities presents Families Coping with the Opioid Crisis

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MERRIMACK, NH – A team of Catholic Charities New Hampshire clinicians skilled in addiction counseling will present “Families Coping with the Opioid Crisis,” 6:30-8 p.m., Feb. 27, at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 16 Baboosic Lake Rd. Merrimack.

This CCNH initiative focuses on addiction as a family disease. The team relies on the medical model of addiction counseling. Topics include addiction and the brain; enabling behavior; setting boundaries and communicating with a loved one struggling with addiction. Opportunities for questions.

Family support group facilitators Susan McKeown of Families Advocating for Substance Abuse Treatment, Education & Recovery (FASTER) in Manchester, and Lynn Fuller of Circle of Hope in Farmington, will offer personal accounts of loved ones struggling with addiction and how to get help.

Free. Public welcome.

For more information, contact the Rev. John Mahoney Jr., CCNH Clinical Services Director, at 669-3030 ext. 233, or CCNH Communications Manager Kathryn Marchocki at 669-3030 ext. 207.




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