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SPEAK UP: What To Do When Someone You Love Has a Drinking Problem
Join MusiCares, Clinical Operations Manager of Monument, Sabrina Spotorno, LSW CASAC, and author and public speaker Janet Pfaff for an honest conversation about reaching out, connecting and offering hope and solutions to someone you love who may have a drinking problem. If your loved one is struggling with alcohol use, it can be challenging to figure out how to help them. This discussion will highlight the signs and symptoms of unhealthy drinking and alcohol use disorders, and tips on how to approach the challenging conversation with your loved one to best support them while caring for yourself, too.

Sabrina Spotorno is Clinical Operations Manager of Monument and a therapist trained in several modalities, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Narrative Therapy. She aims to empower clients to recognize their strengths amidst life transitions and guide them to align their actions with their beliefs.

Janet Pfaff is a music teacher, public speaker and author of Unfinished Rhapsody: The Other Side of Fame - a book about her daughter, Kristen Pfaff, former bass guitarist for the alternative rock band Hole, losing her battle with addiction. Janet's testimony of mental health and substance abuse awareness travails through the grieving process of losing a loved one to accidental overdose, and being a support system for family members struggling with addiction.

Monument is an online platform for anyone looking to change their relationship with alcohol. We provide holistic, evidence-based virtual care personalized to our members’ preferences, needs, and goals. Treatment plans include options for specialized therapy, physician-prescribed medication, therapist-moderated support groups, and a 24/7, anonymous community forum. Monument is affordable, accessible, and research-based, so a healthy relationship with alcohol can be attainable and celebrated by all.

Apr 28, 2021 01:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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