Free Workshop on Drug and Alcohol Addictions

From a Press Release:

A free one-day Drug and Alcohol Addictions Workshop will be held on Thursday, January 19, in Fort Myers, Florida. Sponsored by the National Catholic Council on Addictions (NCCA), the workshop—which will be held in the Citrena Room at the DiamondHead Beach Resort—will run from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., with complimentary lunch provided.

The workshop, intended for the Catholic Diocese of Venice and surrounding dioceses, will focus on the medical aspects of addiction, the role of the family, and Catholic devotions as a useful tool in recovery. In addition, attendees will learn how to establish a parish-based substance abuse addiction ministry.

Faculty for this free workshop include Jeff Henrich, LADC, Guest House’s Director of Men’s Services; Ron Keller, Guest House’s Director of Outreach; Terry Sullivan, Outreach Representative; and Erik Vagenius, Director of Substance Abuse Ministry for the Diocese of Palm Beach.

The National Catholic Council on Addictions works to educate members of the Catholic Church about alcoholism and other addiction problems. NCCA provides spirituality support resources including a prayer booklet “Prayer for Addicted Persons and Their Loved Ones”, Serenity Prayer bookmarks and pocket calendars, and other educational and support resources for Catholic parishes.

To register or for more information, contact the NCCA’s Marketing Director, Louise Westcott, at 800-626-6910 Ext. 1200, or email

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