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FI’s Annual Spring Gala 2019

By Andree Corroon March 12, 2019

Join us on May 13 as we honor Academy & Emmy Award-winning actress Allison Janney and the Hanley Foundation Click on the invitation below to reserve your seat or table now!      

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

New York Times Editorial: What Advocates of Legalizing Pot Don’t Want You to Know

By editor10022 January 6, 2019

image: Annelise Capossela At Freedom Institute, we do not take a stance on legal or political issues. We have our professional views and opinions about the physical, mental and emotional effects of substance abuse and our mission is to help individuals and families suffering from substance use disorders. What we do see time and time […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

FI’s Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training for Families

By Tessa Kleeman December 13, 2018

Family members are invited to participate in a four-session group designed to introduce Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills.  These skills are to help family members cope with the addiction and/or recovery of a loved one, whether or not she or he is in treatment. DBT Skills have been known to improve relationships. This educational group also offers […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Attachment Theory, DBT and the Importance of Community in Recovery: a Q & A with Mark Sturgeon, LCSW, DBT Therapist

By Andree Corroon September 21, 2018

Mark  Sturgeon joined Freedom Institute in 2013, bringing to the team more than 20 years of experience working with individuals and families struggling with the disease of substance abuse and addiction.  Trained in Psychoanalysis, DBT and the field of attachment theory, he understands that chemical dependency is a disease of isolation and that recovery happens […]

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ADDICTION & RECOVERY

Renewed Freedom: Freedom Institute Hosts a Weekly Open AA Meeting

By Peter Lazar September 11, 2018

Beginning Tuesday, September 18th, and every Tuesday at 6:30 thereafter, Freedom Institute will host a weekly Alcoholics Anonymous Open Beginners Meeting called ‘Renewed Freedom’.  The meeting is designated as an open meeting, which anyone is welcome to attend. Open meetings are for those identifying as alcoholic, and are also a chance for individuals who have been curios about exploring sobriety […]

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