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Merrifield Center

8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive

Fairfax, VA 22031

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Wondering if you or a loved one might have an issue with alcohol or drugs, including opioids and prescription medication? Don’t know where to go for help? What does help look like? How does one live a full life in recovery without drugs or alcohol? How can I help others on their journey to recovery?

Join the CSB and our important behavioral health partners for a FREE open house to provide answers and information on issues that you and your family are facing.

CSB clinicians and treatment providers will be available to confidentially answer questions and provide information on substance use disorder services (addiction treatment) available in Fairfax County and around the region. Providers include: Phoenix House, Inova CATS Program (Comprehensive Addiction Treatment Services), Inova Kellar Center (CATS program) and Behavioral Health Services , Sagebrush, Harrison House, Oxford House, the Chris Atwood Foundation, New Hope Church, Dominion Hospital, Encore Recovery Solutions, Fairfax County Public Schools' Student Safety & Wellness and others.

Presentations, on the half hour, about addiction, recovery, and how to live a full, safe life without drugs or alcohol. Something for everyone.:

  • 4 p.m. – Curious about symptoms of mental illness, substance use disorders, or both? Learn about the CSB’s Mental Health First Aid courses, which can help you identify someone who may need help and supply you with the tools and skills to support them with confidence.

  • 4:30 p.m. – It’s Not Just Pot: Today’s cannabis contains at least 5-8 times more THC than the weed of 20 years ago; what harm is this causing teens?

  • 5 p.m. – Confronting Overdose Deaths in our Community: briefing of REVIVE! Overdose reversal training program which is available FREE to all.

  • 5:30 p.m. – The hottest part of recovery: The Peer Support Movement is On Fire! Learn about the crucial role of people with lived experience and how to help others on their journey.

  • 6 p.m. – Recovery: The New High. A person living a sober lifestyle shares his powerful story “from dope to hope.”

  • 6:30 - No, It’s not your fault; family role in child’s recovery: local mom shares her family experience and what she’s learned

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