WAAT: Women's Association for Addiction Treatment
 

Welcome

During this time of Covid-19 live meetings are suspended, but you can join us on ZOOM!

Meetings are FREE if it's your first time, $15 if you have attended WAAT meetings before and you are not a member, FREE if you are a paid member of WAAT.

Chicago

Tuesday, Sep 29
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Chicago
Host: Blair Famarin
Email: Blair.famarin@rogersbh.org
Mtg ID: 881 4112 9038, Email for password, WA AT

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88141129038                           PW: email for password

Chicago

Tuesday, Oct 27
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Chicago WAAT Meeting
Chicago Mindful Psychotherapy
5537 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60640

Chicago - West Suburb

Tuesday, Oct 13
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting
ERC/Insight Behavioral Health
1010 Jorie Blvd., Oak Brook, IL 60534

Chicago - West Suburb

Tuesday, Nov 10
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Chicago- West Suburbs WAAT Meeting
ERC/Insight Behavioral Health
1010 Jorie Blvd., Oak Brook, IL 60534

East Bay

Tuesday, Oct 20
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

East Bay WAAT Meeting
Location currently being updated.
Updating soon, Updating soon, CA 94596

East Bay

Tuesday, Nov 17
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

East Bay WAAT Meeting
Location currently being updated.
Updating soon, Updating soon, CA 94596

Los Angeles

Wednesday, Oct 7
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Los Angeles
Host: Sandra Vargas
Email: svargas@destinationsforteens.com
Mtg ID: 757 590 403, Passcode: Email for passcode, WA AT

Link:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/757590403
PW: Email for passcode

Los Angeles

Wednesday, Nov 4
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Los Angeles WAAT Meeting
Betty Ford Center, West LA
10700 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 310, Los Angeles, CA 90025 Map this location

Malibu

Wednesday, Oct 28
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Malibu WAAT Meeting
Malibu/ The Oaks
300 Calamigos Rd., Malibu, CA 90265 Map this location

Networking Meeting

Malibu

Wednesday, Nov 25
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Malibu WAAT Meeting
Malibu/ The Oaks
300 Calamigos Rd., Malibu, CA 90265 Map this location

Networking Meeting

Marin

Wednesday, Oct 21
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Marin
Host: Alison Crair
Email: alisoncrair@gmail.com
Mtg ID: 870 6988 3710, Email for password, WA AT

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87069883710
PW: Email for password

Marin

Wednesday, Nov 18
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Marin WAAT Meeting
Marin Lutheran Hospitality Room
649 Meadowsweet Drive
(Behind Bank of America, next to Corte Madera Library), Corte Madera, CA 94925 Map this location

Orange County

Tuesday, Oct 6
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Orange County
Host: Kim Cartwright
Email: kim@clearviewtreatment.com
Mtg ID: 882 2906 8849, Email for password, WA AT

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88229068849
PW: 862867

Orange County

Tuesday, Nov 3
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Orange County
Host: Kim Cartwright
Email: kim@clearviewtreatment.com
Mtg ID: 882 2906 8849, Email for password, WA AT

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88229068849
PW: 862867

San Diego

Tuesday, Oct 20
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

San Diego
Host: Tiffany Congelliere
Email: tcongelliere@casarecovery.com
Mtg ID: 988 2438 8967, Email for password, WA AT

Link: https://casarecovery.zoom.us/j/98824388967
PW: Email for password

San Diego

Tuesday, Nov 17
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

San Diego
Host: Tiffany Congelliere
Email: tcongelliere@casarecovery.com
Mtg ID: 988 2438 8967, Email for password, WA AT

Link: https://casarecovery.zoom.us/j/98824388967
PW: Email for password

San Fernando Valley

Friday, Oct 9
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

San Fernando Valley
Host: Amna Butler
Email: alb77143@gmail.com
Mtg ID: 370-092-8534, Email for password, WA AT

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3700928534
PW: Email for password

San Fernando Valley

Friday, Nov 13
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

San Fernando Valley
Host: Amna Butler
Email: alb77143@gmail.com
Mtg ID: 370-092-8534, Email for password, WA AT

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3700928534
PW: Email for password

Santa Clara

Thursday, Oct 8
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Santa Clara
Host: TJ Sachdev
Email: tj.sachdev@camprecovery.com
Mtg ID: 834 5272 3957, Email for password, WA AT

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83452723957
PW: Email for password

Santa Clara

Thursday, Nov 12
09:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Santa Clara
Host: TJ Sachdev
Email: tj.sachdev@camprecovery.com
Mtg ID: 834 5272 3957, Email for password, WA AT

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83452723957
PW: Email for password

Sonoma

Wednesday, Oct 28
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Sonoma
Host: Chanda Rankin
Email: chandarankin@gmail.com
Mtg ID: 777-924-9593, Email for password, WA AT

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7779249593
PW: Email for password

Sonoma

Wednesday, Nov 25
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Sonoma
Host: Chanda Rankin
Email: chandarankin@gmail.com
Mtg ID: 777-924-9593, Email for password, WA AT

Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7779249593
PW: Email for password

Member Spotlight

Linda Gingras, LMFT, CADC II, CCS

Linda is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a board certified alcohol and drug counselor through the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC), and has also been certified by CAADAC as a Clinical Supervisor. She has extensive experience working with chemically dependent and dually diagnosed populations in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

As the Director of Addiction and Prevention Services at Jewish Family Service, she is responsible for coordinating substance abuse services including prevention, assessment, treatment, education, and referral for chemically dependent clients, program development, in-service training of staff, educational programs in local schools, and community outreach. Prior to coming to Jewish Family Service, she was employed for over five years at Cedars Sinai Medical Center as the team leader for Addiction Medicine Services, and spent ten years as the coordinator for chemical dependency services at a private psychiatric hospital in Southern California.

"WAAT has given me a wonderful opportunity to learn and grow professionally while meeting some of the most outstanding women in the addiction field."