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*2016 HOPE Conference* Living Well: Nurturing Health through Self-Discovery
Fri, May 20, 2016, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT
The goals for this conference are for participants to gain a greater understanding of what recovery/wellness is from the many paths and different perspectives on the journey of life. This conference will be a chance to learn from each other, network, and gain greater understanding about recovery and wellness.
This conference is designed for persons in recovery, consumers, survivors, service providers, family and community members.
Wounded Healers: How the Peer Movement is Transforming Mental Health
Oryx Cohen, MPA | Chief Operating Officer, Technical Assistance Center of the National Empowerment Center
Peer Practice: A Valuable Asset to Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care
Tom Hill, MSW | Senior Advisor for Addiction and Recovery, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
A-1 Creating and Promoting Crisis Alternatives
A-2 Aerobics for the Mind
A-3 Connecting Through Compassionate Conversation
A-4 WRAP Key Recovery Concepts and the Eight Dimensions of Wellness
A-5 Entering the Peer Workforce: Résumé Writing, Interviewing and Skill Building
A-6 Wellness through Music
A-7 Why I Can’t Trust You . . . Exploring Cultural Competence in IPS — Part 1
B-1 Every Voice Matters
B-2 WRAP Key Recovery Concepts and the Eight Dimensions of Wellness
B-3 Self-Awareness in Handling Every Day Challenges in Recovery
B-4 Panel: Self-Discovery through Sharing Our Stories
B-5 Supported Decision-Making and Alternatives to Guardianship
B-6 Systems Change: One Relationship at a Time
B-7 Why I Can’t Trust You . . . Exploring Cultural Competence in IPS — Part 2
B-8 On Bending Not Breaking: Yoga in Recovery
C-1 The Positive Effects of Volunteerism on Personal Recovery and Wellness
C-2 Wellness and Work: WRAP for Work
C-3 Recovering People, Recovering Communities
C-4 More Than a Label: Fostering Recovery Through Discovering and Nourishing Identity and Individuality
C-5 Writing for Discovery and Strength
C-6 Make Your Voice Heard: A survey of YOUR needs for future mental health system development
C-7 Why I Can’t Trust You . . . Exploring Cultural Competence in IPS — Part 3
Showcase your talents during the lunch break! Anything musical is welcome, as well as original poetry or readings. Have an idea for a short skit? Bring it on! Please contact Elaine Ecker for more info: (207) 622-5767.
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Includes conference agenda and objectives, workshop descriptions, presenter bios, and information about contact hours.
Printable Registration Form
(see brochure for workshop selections)
This conference is presented by the Maine Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, in collaboration with the Consumer Council System of Maine and the Maine Association of Peer Support and Recovery Centers.
The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, age, or national origin, in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities, or its hiring or employment practices. This notice is provided as required by Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and in accordance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the Maine Human Rights Act and Executive Order Regarding State of Maine Contracts for Services. Questions, concerns, complaints or requests for additional information regarding the ADA may be forwarded to DHHS’ ADA Compliance/EEO Coordinators, 11 State House Station – 221 State Street, Augusta, Maine 04333-0011, 207-287-4289 (V), 207-287-3488 (V), TTY users call Maine relay 711. Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication in program and services of DHHS are invited to make their needs and preferences known to the ADA Compliance/EEO Coordinators. This notice is available in alternate formats, upon request.
Please arrive and register on time!
Registration and breakfast start at 8:00 AM. Conference starts at 8:30 AM.