Recovery Workshops with Dan Griffin

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Join Us for Two Full-day Workshops With Dan Griffin on the 6th and 7th of December 2016

As part of our continuing commitment to the research and development of new evidence-based treatment for the rehabilitation of people suffering from drug and alcohol addiction, Smarmore Castle Private Clinic is organising two full-day workshops on the 6th and 7th of December 2016.

The workshops will be facilitated by Dan Griffin, author, and advocate for changing the way we think about men. Dan’s professional background includes over two decades in the mental health and addiction field. He is an expert on male trauma. He is also a Senior Fellow for The Meadows treatment center in the USA.

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We invite mental health professionals with an interest in addiction treatment and recovery or men’s well-being to join us for these exclusive events. Please find more information about how to register for each workshop below:

Helping Men Recover – Trauma-informed Treatment for Men (6th December 2016)

Helping Men Recover – Trauma and AddictionThe first workshop on the 6th of December will focus on the treatment of male trauma.

Dan Griffin’s latest book, A Man’s Way through Relationships, is the first trauma-informed book to take a holistic look at men’s sobriety. Read or download our event flyer for more information.


9.00am – 9.30am – Registration

9.30 am – 4.00 pm – Workshop: Helping Men Recover – Trauma-Informed Treatment for Men

A free lunch will be provided.

Pre-Register Now:

If you are interested in attending this free event at Smarmore Clinic in County Louth, near Ardee, please pre-register as soon as possible on our event page on Eventbrite

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New Relationship Tools for Men and Women in Recovery (7th December 2016)

Relationship Tools for Men and Women in Recovery The second workshop, on the 7th of December will investigate how each gender responds to emotional sobriety, how being men and women affects recovery, and what the challenges are of developing relationships and a balanced recovery in the 21st century.

The event is facilitated by Dan Griffin, the world leader in the area of men’s issues. He co-authored Helping Men Recover, the first comprehensive gender-responsive and trauma-informed curriculum for addiction and mental health professionals.

The event takes place at the Royal College of Physicians in Dublin. Read or download our event flyer for further details.


9.00am – 9.30am – Registration

9.30 am – 4.00 pm – Workshop: New Relationship Tools for Men and Women in Recovery

Registration Fee is 20 Euros – which includes lunch/drinks.

Pre-Register Now:

If you would like to attend this workshop, please pre-register as soon as possible on our event page on Eventbrite.

Contact Information:

For more details about both events, please contact: Nick Axcell at +353 (0) 85 773 1477 or by email:

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About Smarmore:

Smarmore Castle is a residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation clinic in Ireland. Our treatment programme is focused primarily on alcohol and drug addiction, prescription medication abuse, and gambling addiction. Our medical treatment is under the direction of a leading Consultant Psychiatrist, and the overall service is under the direction of an experienced Clinical Psychologist. Our medical and clinical staff have experience in treating many of the co-occurring disorders and issues that need to be addressed as part of an alcoholic’s or chemical dependent’s treatment plan, such as depression, stress, bereavement, anxiety and burn-out.

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