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  • (Luke 4:18-19)

    Addiction Webinar Series

    Cheers (Drink to that) or Not:
    Let’s talk about alcohol and drugs in the lives of young women

    September 24, 2020
    9:00 p.m. Eastern/6:00 p.m. Pacific

    This webinar explored how addictive attitudes, thoughts, and behaviors affect the brain, body, and spirit of developing women and their families. Practical interventions were presented to decrease anxiety, improve self-confidence and boundaries, and make healthier decisions to promote resilience among young women.     
    Participants learned:

    1. How addictions affect the brain, body and spirit.
    2. The negative impact of addictions on relationships and other important aspects of life.
    3. How to decrease anxiety and despair and increase balance, inner peace and confidence.
    4. How to make healthy decisions and set boundaries.
    5. What to do when someone’s life is spiraling out of control.


    Review what was covered in the webinar9.24 Webinar Summary.pdf

    Guest Presenter: Dr. Lynda Morris Parham
    Dr. Lynda Morris Parham is a licensed psychologist and ordained minister who has provided clinical services, teaching and training to youth, adults and families for over 30 years. Her work as a clinician, educator and public speaker has focused on understanding mental health, adolescent development, contemporary marriage and family dynamics, diversity and multicultural issues, and spiritual and religious empowerment in everyday life. She has presented and provided ministry throughout the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Dr. Lynda has worked with diverse adult and youth populations (including underserved, well-endowed, national and international) to foster a strong sense of community and empower individuals to be active participants in their personal and professional journeys. She has been committed to educating People of Color to destigmatize mental health and foster permission to seek help and support. Her passion has been to empower individuals to develop holistic plans of self-care that promote optimum emotional and physical health. Dr. Lynda has been intentional about living and working in multicultural communities that promote agendas for diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice. She resides in Durham, North Carolina with her husband. When she is not working, she enjoys gardening, golf, tennis, swimming, listening to jazz and spending time with family and friends.  

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