News from Springs Recovery Connection
January 22, 2020
Addiction is not a moral issue.
Alcoholism and drug dependence and addiction, known as substance use disorders, are complex problems. People with these disorders once were thought to have a character defect or moral weakness; some people mistakenly still believe that. However, most scientists and medical researchers now consider dependence on alcohol or drugs to be a long-term illness, like asthma, hypertension (high blood pressure), or diabetes.

Winter Symposium on Addiction
Are you a healthcare professional attending this year's Winter Symposium on Addiction January 26th-29th? Come and visit the Springs Recovery Connection booth. For more information on the 46th Annual Winter Symposium at the Hotel Elegante click here.
Peer Recovery Coach Academy
Are you interested in becoming a Recovery Coach? Springs Recovery Connection offers training sessions year round for individuals and businesses. The next Recovery Coach training session starts February 22nd. Reserve your spot today!

For More Information Click Here
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Prescription Opioids.
The Basics.
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, prescription opioid use, even when used as prescribed by a doctor can lead to a substance use disorder, which takes the form of addiction in severe cases.

Join a team of smiling, happy professionals
SRC is looking for a Marketing Intern for the 2020 Academic Year for approximately 5 hours per week. We are looking for a dynamic self-starter to assist with marketing and communications efforts. This internship (unpaid) is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing while working for a growing non-profit organization.

For more information email Trish McPeek, Volunteer Coordinator:
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Make an investment in HOPE.
When you donate to Springs Recovery Connection, you donate to people affected by addiction.

Weekly Meetings at SRC
We believe there are many roads to recovery.

All Recovery Meeting
6:00-7:00pm Every Tuesday *new time*

GRASP Grief Recovery
7:00pm 2nd Wednesday

CRAFT Family Program
7:00-8:30pm Every Thursday

Springs Recovery Connection Mission
To strengthen the recovery community through peer and family support, public education and advocacy.
Springs Recovery Connection
1930 W. Colorado Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80904