Exploring Addiction

 

Addiction is a complex condition that can manifest in a variety of ways; substance misuse, gambling and eating disorders.

The impacts of addiction are widespread and can be disruptive and harmful to our daily lives. Addiction can be difficult to understand, particularly
for those who do not have the own lived experience.

This session will explore how addictions develop, what the signs and symptoms are, and strategies to break the cycle of addiction, rehabilitate
and maintain personal recovery or support others in their recovery.

Learning outcomes:

• Understand the nature of addiction; the physical and emotional dependence and mental processes that occur

• Understand why recovering from addiction is challenging

• Develop skills and strategies to help achieve and maintain recovery

When: Tuesday 23rd August
Time: 10:00am – 2:30pm
Where: Liverpool Library – 170 George Street, Liverpool – Room: Silver

For people with a lived experience, carers or service providers who reside or work within South Western Sydney.

No referrals required. Places are limited – Enrol now!