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Salt Lake Community College, Redwood Campus Student Center

4600 South Redwood Road

Salt Lake City, UT 84123

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PEER CONFERENCE 2017- RECOVERY WORKS

"Peers in Action"


This event is open to ANYONE who identifies as a "PEER" in Utah:

For us, PEER means someone who has used mental health or substance use services for themselves or a loved one in Utah. Often Peers also identify as ‘Advocates’ or people invested in improving the behavioral health system.

Keynote Speaker:

Kevin Berthia “The impact of listening" suicide survivor and suicide prevention advocate .

“I was convinced I was going to hurl myself off, but his voice made me stop and grab the railings. That’s what you see”

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/oct/17/kevin-berthia-golden-gate-bridge


Workshop topics include:

  • Communication and building relationships
  • Spanish workshops (English interpreter available)
  • Substance Use Disorder topics
  • Advocacy
  • Trauma informed care
  • Employment

and much more...

MEMORIES 2016



NEW THIS YEAR:

We will be having a wellness walk at the end of the conference, everyone is encouraged to participate regardless of your fitness level. Please register for the walk at the link bellow:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wellness-walk-peers-in-action-2017-tickets-33709463914


Attendance to the conference is free; we ask that you register in advance, as seating is limited.

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BOX LUNCH

Please, let us know at the time of selecting your ticket if you prefer a vegetarian option.

ACCOMMODATIONS

If you require any sort of accommodations please email: dianaa.lbhs@gmail.com


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