BDDG Online Spring Meeting 2022 

‘Maybe …. Even I Can Recover’

Programme

Programme may be changed at short notice due to unexpected circumstances.

08.30                 ZOOM Room Opens

Join us for an informal session in which we can chat and enjoy the fellowship of recovery (within the constraints of the medium!!!)

09.00                  Welcome Remarks

Charlie H – Convention Co-Convenor

09.10-10.30        Speaker Session

‘Lead shares’ from BDDG members

‘Raised hand’ participation & discussion

10.30-11.00        Break

11.00-12.00         ‘I Know I Need Help – What Next?

Michael Rawlinson, Treatment Consultant, Clouds, UK

Michael is a member of the Counselling Team at Clouds House, UK with responsibility for connecting with those seeking treatment for themselves or for a family member

Raised hand’ participation & discussion

12.00-12.30        ‘Taking The Fear Out Of Your First Meeting’

AA/NA, SMART and BDDG members talk about what to expect at F-2-F meetings

‘Raised hand’ participation & discussion

12.30-13.30        Lunch

13.30-15.00        ‘A Silent Survivor!’

Elizabeth Fletcher, Volunteer Speaker, Nacoa – National Association for Children of Alcoholics

Lizzie is an actor and a model who loves all things creative. She is passionate about expressing herself through poetry and talking with people about being an ACOA!

‘Raised hand’ participation & discussion

‘Addiction Affects More Than The Addict!’

Lucy B, BDDG Family Member Group 

Lucy will talk about the effects of parental addiction on her childhood and adult life and her road to recovery.

15.00-15.30        Break

15.30-17.00      ‘Discourses Of Drunkeness from Chaucer to the Enlightenment!’

Dr Cosmo Duff Gordon, Director Start2stop, London, UK

Cosmo is an Addictions Treatment Specialist: he has been helping people to recover from addiction since 2005.

Raised hand” participation & discussion

17.00-17.30        Break

17.30-19.30       Speakers From Across The Pond’

Shares from American addicts and their families

‘Raised hand’ participation & discussion

19.30                  Closing Remarks

Catherine D. & Peter A. L.

Chat rooms left open for informal catch up!

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 This meeting is provided without charge ….  however, any donations are most welcome!

Donations will be used to provide bursaries for allow members in financial difficulty to attend!

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