Addictions and Hope: How Do You Manage the Unmanageable?

Addictions and Hope: How Do You Manage the Unmanageable?

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Join Father Michael Marcantoni and Dr. Emily Adamopoulos of the Metropolis of Detroit for a special edition of OCN’s Facebook Weekly Real Deal. They will be tackling the daunting question of how to understand and address the topic of  addictions, their effect on communities and families and what we can do about it., “Addictions and Hope: How do You Manage the Unmanageable?” Follow live on OCN’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MyOCN/ 7/29 at 7pm Central/8pm Eastern.

Many do not realize it, but addiction effects each of our families and parishes the world over and the need to address this subject has never been more urgent. Whether you, someone you love, or others in your community are touched by addiction don’t miss this special presentation as we seek to help bring you answers to one of life’s most painful struggles.

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Dr. Emily Adamopoulos

Dr. Emily Adamopoulos is a community pharmacist practicing in a rural, independent pharmacy just outside of Nashville, Tennessee. She obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2013 from Lipscomb University College of Pharmacy, where she currently serves as an Adjunct Faculty Member. Passionate about curbing the opioid epidemic, Emily volunteers her time educating the community and youth on the dangers of drug abuse, the science of addiction and the importance of faith and community in the path to recovery. Emily resides in Hendersonville, Tennessee with her husband Jimmy and two daughters, Mary Elizabeth and Sophia, and is a member of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Nashville, TN.
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Fr. Michael Marcantoni

Fr. Michael Marcantoni is a priest of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Detroit. Originally from Puerto Rico, he is a Veteran of the United States Army, regular contributor to OCN's Real Deal Program and OCTV. He has been married to Presbytera Katherine from Arequipa, Peru and has two children. Fr. Michael presents practical, applicable spiritual guidance for the struggles of everyday life.