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Friday, March 1, 2019

Connecting Families to Resources

haven at pismo seminarA family-friendly seminar on Contemporary Principles of Addiction Treatment will be presented by Dr. Michael D. McGee, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of The Haven at Pismo on March 7, 2019 in Arroyo Grande.

This educational support group will be held at CafĂ© Andreini in the village of Arroyo Grande, located at 131 E Branch Street, from 6:00pm-7:30pm on Thursday, March 7th. If you have a loved one suffering from addiction, this is an alternative that will provide you with the knowledge and responses needed to empower yourself and motivate your loved one into seeking treatment.

By providing an expert like Dr. McGee, The Haven of Pismo hopes to connect families with resources aimed towards healing and recovery from drug and alcohol addiction through Dr. McGee’s evidence-based principles of contemporary addiction treatment.

“These principles include a commitment to safe, compassionate and respectful care that is both recovery and discovery oriented,” says Dr. McGee. “This care is patient-centered, network-oriented and sees patients and families through a long-term process of healing and recovery.” Dr. McGee’s CRAFT approach has approximately 70% success rate compared to other approaches.

This seminar is free and open to the public with seating on a first-come, first-serve basis. It will also cover frequently asked questions about recovery support from addiction.

The Haven at Pismo is the only detox and rehab center on the Central Coast of California that provides medically supervised and top-quality care for people needing assistance from substance abuse. The Haven at Pismo specializes in restoring hope and rebuilding lives after the trauma of substance abuse through a five phase program. Dr. McGee is Board Certified in General Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Psychosomatic Medicine. He has also directed several treatment programs, conducted government-funded outcomes research and has published in the areas of spirituality, clinical treatment, performance management, care management and health information technology. 

Reserve your seat today! Seating is limited so please RSVP by March 1st. This is a free event but please RSVP to 805-202-3440. For more information about The Haven at Pismo and its resources, visit www.thehaven.com.