celebrate recovery from addiction at regional conference

20 January 2017

This inspirational event is the first of its kind and brings people impacted by drugs or alcohol from all across Ireland together to encourage hope, learning and guidance to continue on the Road to Recovery. Hosted by Addiction NI and funded by the Big Lottery Fund, our event is taking place at the Girdwood Community Hub, Belfast on 11th March 2017 from 10am – 5pm.

celebrate recovery from addiction at regional conference

We know that everyone takes different paths on their own recovery journeys, we know there’s not always one right answer, and we want to celebrate that diversity. Therefore, we invite you to Celebrate with us at this FREE event.

This is the first Regional Celebrate Conference in Northern Ireland. It will be an inspirational and provocative event for people in recovery as our aim is to champion how recovery and well-being can transform lives, families and communities. Delegates can expect to learn about the latest developments in the substance misuse field, feel inspired by success stories, engage with others, and get involved in interactive discussions.

At the event you can expect:

Speakers & Debates

  • Oisin McConville - Former Armagh GAA Player - In Recovery from Gambling Addiction
  • Stephen Malloy – Human and Civil Rights Campaigner for People Who Use Drugs
  • Sunny Dhadley - The Recovery Foundation
  • Sheila Smyth - Director of 'The Right Key', a Social Economy project developed to help those in Recovery from Addiction
  • Service User Stories - A range of personal testimonials from people in Recovery.
  • Celebration Activities - A range of fun, interactive and informative activities
  • Addiction Talks Back - An engaging 'Q & A' session on the topic of addiction and recovery
  • A Talk through Recovery - An opportunity to network and discuss a range of topics

Leading figures will share their expertise, but we also want your views. What do you really think about recovery? How can we promote recovery and foster thriving communities? The conference will be an opportunity to showcase your opinions and encourage lively debates.

The Celebration will also allow drug and alcohol professionals to develop practical, useful knowledge of recovery and treatment which can be applied to their everyday jobs.

For more information on the event, please contact Sam on: 07753 430736 or email: recovery@addictionni.com

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