CULTIVATING RESILIENCY IN ME
When: Friday, May 30, 2014
Where: Augusta Civic Center, 76 Community Drive, Augusta, ME
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Conference Objectives: The goal of this conference is for participants to gain a greater understanding of recovery/wellness from many different perspectives. We will learn from each other, network, and gain a greater understanding about recovery and wellness.
Who Should Attend: This conference is designed for persons in recovery, consumers,survivors, service providers, family and community members.
Lodging: Is available for the night of May 29 for those peers/consumers who live more than 130 miles from the Augusta Civic Center. Please contact Suzanne Boras*.
Mileage: A limited amount of funding is available for those peers/consumers who use a private vehicle to travel 150 miles round trip. If you carpool (two or more passengers) you can register on the day of the conference for our prize drawing of a $25.00 gas card. See the Help Desk on the day of event for details or contact Suzanne Boras.
Special Accommodations: Contact Suzanne Boras by May 19 so that we can respond to your special need.
Tel: 1-207-795-4518 / TTY: 1-800-606-0215 / Email: email@example.com
Please see the brochure for detailed descriptions of all workshop offerings.
|8:00 - 8:45||Registration|
|8:45 - 9:00||Welcome and Opening Remarks: Mary Mayhew, Commissioner Maine DHHS
|9:00 - 10:00||Keynote Speaker: Heather McDonald-Bellamy, Executive Director, Focus on Recovery United, Inc. - The "H" word!|
|10:00 - 10:15||Break|
|10:15 - 11:30||
Workshops A1 - A8
A1. Mental Health Recovery Including Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP) - Scott Metzger and Liz Lind
|11:30 - 1:00||Lunch|
|12:00 - 12:45||Sharing Talents from the Recovery Community|
|1:00 - 2:15||
Workshops B1 - B8
B1. The Tsalagi Dance of Life: A Seven-Point Empowerment Meditation - Bruce Campbell
|2:15 - 2:30||Break|
|2:30 - 3:45||
Workshops C1 - C8
C1. Maine Can Work: How Work Can Benefit Recovery - Led by Maine Can Work Peer Facilitators
|3:45 - 4:00||Evaluations, Raffle, Adjourn|