SCHEDULE

Ongoing 

FAN MEETINGS

Kalamazoo County FAN Meeting 

1st Thursday  7 -9 PM  

3rd Monday 7 - 9 pm

held at COPE Network

2705 Virginia Ave Kalamazoo

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Berrien County FAN Meeting - 

3rd Thursday  7 -9 PM  

held at Carol's Hope

4032 M139, St. Joseph

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Beginning Guitar

With Steve Stover

Tuesday 6:30- 7:30  

Cost - donation - all donations welcome Suggested $5 -15

Everyone 18+ Welcome

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Qigong/ Tai Chi

With Matu 

Saturday 10-11am

Holiday break no class 12/14 - 1/4

Class resumes 1/11/20

Cost - donation - all donations welcome; Suggested $5 -15

Wear comfortable clothing and soft shoes or socks. 

Everyone 18+ Welcome

Yoga 

With Andy Be

Thursdays 6:30-7:30 - drop in class

 Cost - donation - all donations welcome; Suggested $5 -15

 

Wear comfortable clothing for easy movement.  

This gentle yoga class will focus on deepening the mind-body connection while building strength and flexibility. A restful, calming class that is appropriate for all levels. Asana (poses), pranayama (breathing exercises), and meditation practices will be included in every class. Yogis of all levels are welcome.

Everyone 18+ Welcome 

SMART Recovery

Mondays 5:30-6:30  Free

(classes cancelled on observed holidays)

Presented by Recovery Institute staff.  

How do I know this group is for me? 

 

If you are in early recovery or long-term recovery from addiction, all recovery pathways are welcome. 

The SMART Recovery approach to recovery is summarized in the Four-Point program.

SMART Recovery teaches how to:

1) Enhance and maintain motivation to abstain

2) Cope with urges

3) Manage thoughts, feelings, and behaviors

4) Balance momentary and enduring satisfactions

Events

Overdose Prevention

Narcan Training

Free 

2705 Virginia Ave. Kalamazoo

6pm -8pm

 

Prescription drug overdose is the number one cause of accidental death in the United States, with opioid pain medication being the most common problem.  An overdose can be caused by either an opioid pain medication or heroin.  

This free class and free Narcan will provide participants with:

  • Information on the current opioid crisis

  • An understanding about what addiction is 

  • Information about the Adverse Childhood Experience study and the connection with Substance Use Disorder

  • Ability to recognize an opioid/heroin overdose

  • Lesson on how to respond using Naloxone (aka Narcan)

Attendees can be 13 years and older - To receive a free naloxone overdose prevention kit you must be 18 years or older.

This is a safe zone

Register at Eventbrite https://copenetwork_narcan_11-22-19.eventbrite.com

NADA AcuDetox  Acupuncture

2705 Virginia Ave. Kalamazoo

Session length approximately 45min - 1 hour

Group setting - treatment will be in order of attendance unless prearranged.

 

New schedule coming soon

Cost donation - All donations welcome

  • suggested donation $15.00 - $30.00

What is the NADA model? A non-verbal approach to healing that involves the gentle placement of up to five small, sterilized disposable needles into specific sites on each ear. The recipients sit quietly in a group setting for 30-45 minutes.

Benefits show: • Reduced cravings for alcohol and drugs, including nicotine • Minimized withdrawal symptoms • Increased calmness, better sleep, and less agitation  •Relief from stress and emotional trauma • An easier connection with counseling • A discovery of inner quiet and strength • An intention for recovery

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Self Defense Workshop

EVENT WILL BE RESCHEDULED 

This fun and informative self defense class will provide practical and usable skills to help you deter and escape an attack should the need arise. This class will offer some practical insight that you can use in everyday life, give you confidence and a good foundation in self-preservation skills to keep you safe and sound. Your instructors will teach you skill that you will be able to practice with trained instructors and staff.

About the Instructors Tama Cathers a second degree black belt in To-ShinDo and certified Elemental Sexual Assault Protection Program Instructor along with her husband David Sink, fourth degree black belt in To-ShinDo.

This is a donation based class - recommended donation is $30-$40. Payment at the time of class or online with registration.

 

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Event ticket must be brought to event.

CLASS IS LIMITED to 16. If you need to cancel please do so by Sept 26th so others can register. Go to the Tickets page, and locate your order. Click your order to view order details, and then select "Cancel Order" to cancel your registration.

For questions please call 269-580-8290

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