MCF Hosts Online Substance Use Disorder Workshops

Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF) is offering a free six-part series of virtual workshops to educate Eastern Shore families about substance use disorders and local support services.
This series, which will be offered on Thursdays from May 7 to June 11 at 10:00 a.m, is part of MCF’s overarching effort to adapt all services to online, virtual formats to continue to provide family peer support during the COVID-19 health crisis. The series will cover topics such as:
• how to recognize and respond to substance use disorders
• the science behind trauma and addiction
• how to navigate local behavioral health systems and advocate for policy change
• the importance of self-care
• how MCF’s family peer support can help
Space for this workshop is limited, and preference will be given to Eastern Shore residents. To register, go to www.mcf-virtualworkshopseries.eventbrite.com.
In addition to this workshop series, MCF offers an expanded array of virtual support and social groups for anyone who has a loved one with a behavioral health challenges. These include grief support, transitional-aged youth meet-ups, book clubs, family fun activities, and even regional and county-specific groups. Get a full list of offerings at www.mdcoalition.org/groups. For more information about MCF’s services, call 410-730-8267 or email referral@mdcoalition.org.
MCF Family Peer Support: Who We Are and How We Help
Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Recognizing and Responding to Substance Use Disorders
Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Stages of Change: Understanding and Overcoming Addiction
Date: Thursday, May 21,2020
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma
Date: Thursday, May 28,2020
Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Maryland Behavioral Health Systems and Advocacy
Date: Thursday, June 4, 2020
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The Importance of Caregiver Self-Care
Date: Thursday, June 11, 2020
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
For more information, contact Julie Slivka at 443-878-5679 or JSlivka@mdcoalition.org.
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