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Healing from addiction begins with authentic connection

Volunteer and receive focused training in

  • harm reduction
  • shame elimination
  • destigmatization
  • empathy and authentic relating

to help someone heal from an addiction crisis and to challenge your own emotional growth.

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By completing this training, you’ll be qualified to volunteer in an radically different addiction healing support program called SeekConnection.

The training will span two weekends and cover techniques on how to offer listening and peer-based support to someone healing from opioid addiction. It will also offer you the opportunity to dig deeper into your own emotional blocks and experience transformative growth.

After the training, you’ll be a SeekHealing qualified Listener and you’ll be paired with someone who’s actively healing from an addiction crisis. The subsequent 6-month program will accelerate both of your healing & growth.

The Listener Training is provided by SeekHealing, a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to liberating human beings from opioid addiction relapse. The program is entirely donation based. A donation is not required but greatly appreciated.

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  • Help liberate someone from addiction relapse
  • Destigmatize addiction
  • Challenge yourself to grow
  • Set better boundaries
  • Embrace vulnerability
  • Learn the art of authentic connection
  • Gain peer-based addiction support experience
  • Give back in a meaningful way

There is no education or experience required, only an open heart and mind to those who seek healing.


3-day training includes:

  • education about opioids, addiction and substance use disorders
  • exploration of the nuances in standard addiction treatment methodologies
  • in-depth training in authentic relating exercises and techniques
  • in-depth training of active listening and peer support techniques
  • in-depth training in boundary setting and overcoming the caregiver complex
  • toolkit for managing text-based interactions
  • harm reduction education and awareness of local resources (like syringe exchanges)
  • education about best practices for managing detox and withdrawal
  • safety training in how to manage and respond to relapse
  • safety training in how to manage and respond to suicidal ideation
  • role-play training & practice

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POST-TRAINING VOLUNTEER COMMITMENT

5 hour weekly commitment for 3-6 months:

  • 1-2 hour in-person meeting with your Person every week
  • 1-2 hours of availability with your Person throughout the week for texting and phone-calls at your convenience
  • 30min weekly administrative check-in & data collection
  • 2 hour Gathering with other pairs, once per month