3rd Annual  ART OF RECOVERY EXPO 

Seminars, Workshops and Events   
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APRIL 4—8:00 —9:00 am.—St. Luke’s Behavioral Health free Clinical Breakfast Series—Rob Asby, MD, PLC, "Chronic Pain & Addiction: the Effects of Discontinuing Opiates"—1800 E. Van Buren, St. Lukes Behavioral Health Center Auditorium. For information: Connie Hanley at 602-251-8244.

APRIL 4—COACHING Q&A LUNCH, FREE. Satisfy your appetite and curiosity about Coaching, with Adler School of Professional Coaching. Location: Western International University (I-17 & Dunlap), 11:30-1:00. To register contact 602-493-1886 or adlerschool-sw@qwest.net

April 6—6—7:30pm—Discover Your Gifts and Graces: A motivational complimentary presentation at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts. Discover what you’re naturally good at and destined to do. 7:30pmComplimentary Life Coaching session or Group Toe Reading Session. 480-994-9244.1100 E. Apache Blvd. Tempe.

April 11—Phoenix"PROMETA: Scientific Rationale, Clinical Experience, Intervention, and Ongoing Clinical Research," by Matthew Torrington, M.D., and Dan Cronin, 8 – 10 a.m. at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort. Professionals invited to Sierra Tucson’s Phoenix-Area Professionals’ Networking Breakfast. 2.0 Contact Hours. $15 pre-registration fee. Information and registration, visit www.SierraTucson.com (Events, Prof. Events, Prof. Networking) or call 1-800-624-5858, Ext. 2132.

DON’T MISS THIS! April 12-13Dr. Patrick Carnes, Ph.D., C.A.S.Anatomy of Arousal & Bargains With Chaos. Hilton Phoenix East/Mesa. Experts in the field will join Dr. Carnes in providing techniques and skills that will enable you to help your clients in the treatment of sex addiction and complusivity. Register 866-575-6853. Email enroll@iitap.com

April 12Tucson"Sleep, Dreams, and Depression," by Rubin Naiman, Ph.D., 8 – 10 a.m., Arizona Inn. Professionals are invited to Sierra Tucson’s Tucson-Area Professionals’ Networking Breakfast. 2.0 Contact Hours. $15 pre-registration fee. For information visit www.SierraTucson.com (Events, Prof. Events, Prof. Networking) or call 1-800-624-5858, Ext. 2132.

April 12—The St. Francis Theatre Ensemble presents "Brigadoon" a mystical love story set in Scotland. Admission to individual shows is $12 general, $10 for students and seniors. Tickets available at St. Francis in the Foothills, 4625 E. River Road (NW corner of River and Swan); or by phone at 520-661-0846, ask for showtimes.Additional Information, contact 520-661-0846

April 12—Tucson"Sleep, Dreams, and Depression," by Rubin Naiman, Ph.D., 8 – 10 a.m., Arizona Inn. Professionals invited to Sierra Tucson’s Tucson-Area Professionals’ Networking Breakfast. 2.0 Contact Hours. $15 pre-registration fee. Information and registration, visit www.SierraTucson.com (Events, Prof. Events, Prof. Networking) or call 1-800-624-5858, Ext. 2132.

APRIL 13—"Virtual" COACHING Q&A, FREE. Bring your questions to this phone-in event with Adler School of Professional Coaching, and learn why Coaching has become such a powerful approach to change. Log-in information provided upon registration. Contact 602-493-1886 or adlerschool-sw@qwest.net


APRIL 14—Fairies Live at Valley of the Moon! Bring the family from 4 to 5 pm and tour the historic fairy houses, winding paths, magical gardens and secret grottos of Valley of the Moon. Valley of the Moon is a nonprofit historic site which preserves the historic works and philosophies of George Legler, who was dedicated to the premise that Kindness to All is the Golden Key to Happiness. 2544 East Allen Road, north of Prince Road, and east of Tucson Blvd. Information visit tucsonvalleyofthemoon.org, or call 520-323-1331.

APRIL 19-20 LEADER AS COACH. An experiential 2-day course that provides a powerful starter-kit of coaching tools, techniques and theory specially developed for today’s leaders. $995 (early registration & group discounts available). For more information or to register contact Adler School of Professional Coaching-SW 602-493-1886 or adlerschool-sw@qwest.net

APRIL 23-27FOUNDATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL COACHING. This highly experiential 5-day certification-track course provides a comprehensive approach to coaching encompassing a strong theoretical foundation, our powerful coaching model, tools and techniques, practical information, and lots of mentored practice. $1625 (early registration & group discounts available). For more information or to register contact Adler School of Professional Coaching-SW 602-493-1886 or adlerschool-sw@qwest.net

*FREE*—APRIL 23The Meadows Free Lecture Series—"The Truth About Goal Setting" with Cindi Cardwell, M.Ed. LPC. Chaparral Christian Church, 6451 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale. 7-8:30 P.M. R.S.V.P. The Meadows 800-420-1616.


ON-GOING SUPPORT

Intentional Consciousness Community—Gathering for diverse people 1st Sunday of month–3-5 pm. Requires commitment. By donation. Dr. Dina Evan (602) 997-1200. Sitting in Spirit Meditation Wed. By donation. Variety of formats include guest speakers, video, audio presentations, healing, special meditation. 6:30—8 pm. Dr. Dina Evan (602) 997-1200 for location.

Alcohol Recovery Solutions—On-going Substance Abuse group for adults. Not 12 step format. Groups meet Mon., Wed., Thurs. 6pm-8pm. For those new to recovery and those looking for aftercare, relapse prevention, long-term support. Alcohol Recovery Solutions, 15215 S. 48th St., Suite 150. Ahwatukee/Phoenix. Contact Gigi Veasey, LCSW, LISAC at 480-496-9760 or visit www.bigsteptorecovery.com.

Raising Special Kids© provides information, resources and support for Arizona families of children with disabilities and special health care needs. 602-242-4366 www.raisingspecialkids.org.

Divorce/Separation/Significant Relationship Endings—Mondays, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Dealing with the pain of divorce, separation, and ending of any significant relationship. Donations. Counseling Ministry, 480-948-7460 x 133. Judith McHale, MA, LPC and Tom Mitchell, Ph.D.

Grief Support—Tues., 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Elizabeth Adler, RN, MSN. Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Drive Scottsdale. 480-948-7460 x 133.

Families/Friends Dealing with Chemical Dependency. Support group to help learn how to rebuild, restore, recover and manage relationships with families and friends struggling with chemical dependency. Tues., 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Caroline Becker, MA, LISAC. Franciscan Renewal Center, 5802 E. Lincoln Drive Scottsdale. 480-948-7460 x 133.

Depression/Anxiety Support. Help with issues surrounding everyday life, how to overcome self-defeating behavior problems. Tues., 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Franciscan Renewal Center—5802 East Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale. 480-948-7460 x 133.

bi-polar bears—Manic depressive support group—wed. 7-9:00 PM—St. Lukes Behavioral Health Services, 1800 E. Van Buren.

ANXIETY DISORDER SUPPORT GROUP—First and Third Wednesday of month 7-8:30 pm at Life Care of Paradise Valley, 4065 E. Bell Road, Phoenix.

OCD support group—second and fourth Thursday of month 7:30-9:00 PM at Banner Behavioral Health, 7575 E. Earll Drive, Scottsdale.

GAM-ANON Meetings: Sun. 7:30pm, Desert Cross Lutheran Church, 8600 S. McClintock, Tempe Mon. 7:30pm, Cross in the Desert Church, 12835 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, Tues. 7:00pm, First Christian Church, 6750 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, Tues. 7:15pm.Desert Cross Lutheran Church —Education Building, 8600 S. McClintock, Tempe, Thurs. 7:30pm.Unity Church, 2740 E. Southern, Mesa.

DEBTORS ANONYMOUS—Trouble with money or debt? Meetings: Mon., 7-8 pm, St. Phillip’s Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave. (NE corner of Campbell & River), Palo Verde Room. Thurs. 6-7 pm, University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell, Room 2500 F. 520-570-7990, visit www.arizonada.org.

Fridays—7:00 pmAl-Anon meeting at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on Old Litchfield Rd., Litchfield Park. Friday’s Serenity open meeting for all relatives and friends of alcoholics. 623-466-0908.

Sierra Tucson Alumni Support Group– Scottsdale 2nd & 4th Tuesday of month, 6-7 p.m. Tucson 2nd Sunday of month for dinner, 6:30 p.m. For information, www.SierraTucson.com (Alumni Resources, Alumni Support Groups) Tim McLeod at 1-866-638-1650.

Emotions Anonymous Overcoming Emotional Problems such as; anger, anxiety, depression, fear, frustration, grief. Weekly 12-Step Support Groups at the following locations: CHINO VALLEY: Tues. 5 PM, 318 W. Perkensville #9; Contact: Ron 623-915-5795, COTTONWOOD: Tues 7 PM, Verde Valley Medical Center, 269 S. Candy Lane, Conf. Rm A, Contacts: Anita 928-646-3584 or Terri 928-649-9945, GLENDALE: Tues. 7:45 PM, First Christian Church, 6242 N 59th Av., Room 15, Contact: Ron 623-915-5795, MESA: Sat. 10-11 AM, Queen of Peace Church, 141 N Macdonald, Room 200, Contacts: Velma 480-777-8317, Barb or Ken 480-969-6813, TEMPE: Wed. 7-8 PM, Resurrection Church, 3201 S Evergreen Road, Room #8, Contacts: Barb 480-969-6813, Velma 480-777-8317, TUCSON: Mon. 7 PM , Pantano Christian Church, 10355 E 29th Street, Modular D-1, Contact: Gary 520-663-3942. TUCSON-ORO VALLEY: Thur. 10:30 AM, Desert Oasis, Sun City Blvd., Aztec Room, Contact: Dee 520-825-1445

Sex/Love Addicts Anonymous—Help line: 602-337-7117. Sunday, 3:30-5, Valley Alano Club, 6425 E. Thomas Room #2, Friday, 7-8:30, Desert Christian Fellowship Church, 1445 W. Northern (library), and Monday, 7:00-8:00 North Scottsdale Fellowship Hall Room #2, 10427 N. Scottsdale Rd.

Co-Anon Family Group Family Group, Peace of Mind, Fridays, 7:30 pm, Laverna’s Coffee Shop, 220 S. Plumber Ave., Tucson, contact Joanie, 520-797-9800. Nar-Anon Family Group, Actions and Reactions, Tuesdays, 7:00 pm, Unitarian Universalist Church, 3601 W. Cromwell Ave.,Tucson. Contact Vera, 520-297-5511.

Helping Hands for Single Moms. Assisting single mothers on welfare in attaining the education and job skills that will empower them to provide for their families. 602-796-7875.