Michael's House Announces The Finding Freedom Symposium on January 15-16, 2016 in Palm Springs

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Inaugural event focuses on serving the needs of LGBTQ treatment community

Finding Freedom Symposium January 15-16, 2016, Palm Springs, CA

Finding Freedom is the first symposium of its kind to look specifically at LGBTQ as it relates to addiction and recovery.

Michael’s House, a leading treatment provider in Southern California, is proud to announce the Finding Freedom Symposium, which brings forward relevant information and best treatment practices in supporting the LGBTQ community with co-occurring disorders. This groundbreaking event will take place January 15-16, 2016 at the Riviera Resort in Palm Springs, CA and is the first symposium of its kind to look specifically at LGBTQ as it relates to addiction and recovery.

Finding Freedom will feature presentations by dynamic leaders in the field of LGBTQ addiction treatment including Alan Downs, PhD, Lauren Costine, PhD, Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, and others who will spark the conversation. The integrative workgroup sessions will address transgender issues, creating an LGBTQ affirmative workplace, building ongoing community support following treatment, and food disorders. These integrative sessions will also create an ongoing collaborative workgroup to further research in best treatment practices in supporting the LGBTQ population that struggles with co-occurring disorders.

The conference is open to the community, treatment professionals, doctors, therapists and anyone who is interested in the unique issues facing sexual identity and co-occurring disorders treatment. For more information please visit the event website: http://www.LGBTQSymposium.com

About Michael’s House:
Michael’s House, a Foundations Recovery Network residential treatment facility, is nationally recognized for providing integrated treatment for drug and alcohol addiction and co-occurring mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma, grief/loss, personality disorders and similar conditions. Michael’s House is located at the foot of the towering San Jacinto mountain range in Palm Springs, Calif., and the modern, restorative facility with four campuses (Stabilization Center, Men’s Center, Women’s Center and Outpatient Center) provides a safe haven and privacy for patients seeking healing and recovery. For information, please visit http://www.MichaelsHouse.com

About Foundations Recovery Network:
Headquartered in Brentwood, TN, Foundations Recovery Network is one of the premier organizations for treating those with co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders. FRN’s treatment facilities include Michael’s House in Palm Springs, CA; The Canyon in Malibu, CA; The Oaks at La Paloma in Memphis, TN and Black Bear Lodge in Sautee, GA; as well as full-service outpatient treatment centers in Atlanta, GA; Roswell, GA; Santa Monica, CA; Memphis, TN; Nashville, TN; San Francisco, CA; San Diego, CA; and Palm Springs, CA.

All Foundations Recovery Network treatment centers practice a system of care that treats co-occurring disorders in a fully integrated approach for lasting recovery. For more information, please visit http://www.foundationsrecoverynetwork.com.

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