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Saturday, February 23 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm, City of Angels NJ, Inc.
will host its 4th annual Open House at the Dwier Center (392 Church
Street, Groveville, NJ).
educational - and free - event features a great lineup of speakers
including Dr. Karl Benzio from Lighthouse Network, who will discuss how
addiction affects the brain; Dr. John J. Blette, who will describe
evidence-based interventions for offenders; Justin Sabatino from
Recovery Compliance Inc., who will discuss personalized compliance
programs for recoverees; and keynote speaker L.A. Parker, who will talk about his journey of recovery to a successful career in journalism.
Many community groups
and treatment centers will be on hand to provide details about their
services, including Summit Behavioral Health, The Retreat, Seabrook
House, Livengrin, Addictions Victorious, Nar-Anon, Narcotics Anonymous,
Young People in Recovery, Celebrate Recovery, Launching Point, and many
Refreshments will be provided by Groveville's best Italian restaurant, Family Nest.
Don't miss this
once-a-year opportunity to learn about new approaches to addiction
recovery and new resources for recoverees and their families.
For details about this event, including speaker times and bios, please click here.To watch videos of some of last year's speakers, click here.
Sunday, Feb. 24: Art Retreat at COA
From 2:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday, February 24,
Red Tent Today will host an Art Retreat at the Dwier Center (392 Church Street, Groveville, NJ).
The Art Retreat is a spiritual
experience where participants use paints, pastels and other media to
create visual representations of their thoughts and feelings. It's also
just a lot of fun! No need to be an accomplished artist to join in...all
are welcome from the trendsetters to the "creatively challenged".
This event is limited to 15 people. There is no charge. If you would like to attend, please email CityofAngelsNJ@hotmail.com to reserve a place.
COA Honored by Mercer County Friendly Sons
of Angels is honored to be selected by the Mercer County chapter of the
Friendly Sons & Daughters of St. Patrick as its Community Service
Organization for 2013.
The Friendly Sons & Daughters of St. Patrick is a large
philanthropic organization that for many generations has supported the
community thru scholarships, grants, donations and other good works.
Each year, it honors one male business /community leader, one female
business /community leader, and one organization. The awards will be
bestowed at a black tie dinner dance held at John Henry's Stone Terrace
in Hamilton on March 14. Many people from COA will be attending, and
Bracco Diagnostics has purchased a table in COA's name.
If you would like to support COA by attending, or purchase a table, please contact us at CityofAngelsNJ@hotmail.com. Tickets
are $150 per person, $1,500 per table, all of which will be donated
back to the community by the Friendly Sons & Daughters of St.
COA hosts support group meetings
for both addiction sufferers and their families every day of the week
at the Dwier Center (392 Church Street, Groveville, NJ). This includes
12-step meetings, a Sunday night Spirituality Meeting and the popular
Sunday morning family support group, The Breakfast Club. To check out our online calendar, click here.
The COA website now offers an Addiction News Feed
with the latest studies, reports, new and other info on addiction. It's
updated in real time with the top 30 articles. To read the feed, click here.
New videos are up on the COA YouTube channel. To watch, click here.
Join COA's Pinterest community! To visit the boards, click here.
current on COA activites - join the COA group on Facebook! COA news is
posted first on Facebook, and this page often has photos not available
elsewhere. Click here to visit.
of Angels NJ, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides many
services to addicts and their families including interventions, recovery
support, Family Program, counseling services and more. All of our
services are provided at no charge.