Interested in the most modern and up-to-date tools to acquire and maintain sobriety - and to live a fulfilling life?
Join us for the 4th annual SMART Recovery Regional Conference: SMART in Action! - on Saturday, October 26, 2018, at St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Laurel, Maryland.
The keynote speakers are two of the nation's leading experts in the causes and best practices in the treatment of substance use disorders:
Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein, MD, is Vice Dean for Public Health Practice and Community Engagement at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD (formerly principal deputy commissioner of the FDA and Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health).
Dr. A. Thomas Horvath, Ph.D., APBB, is founder/president of Practical Recovery, San Diego, CA, and a founding board member and former president of SMART Recovery.
This year’s program will include three other presentations, focusing on how SMART Recovery peer support meetings provide a warm and welcoming place for individuals in recovery, while providing SMART’s 4 point program. The day will conclude with a question-and answer session with the day’s speakers.
Breakfast, lunch, and significant printed materials, from our presenters, and about the SMART Recovery program, will be provided to all registrants.
The SMART Recovery Regional Conference: SMART in Action! is open to everyone interested in SMART Recovery, including members of the public, meeting attendees, facilitators and volunteers - and all addiction treatment professionals.
This is an opportunity for professionals to learn how to integrate the tools of SMART Recovery into their practices - and 6 Level B / Level Two CEUs will be provided to professionals who register and attend.
All treatment professionals (and all others who register by September 20th) will also receive a complimentary copy of The Opioid Epidemic: What Everyone Needs to Know, 1st edition (June 2019, Oxford Universirty Press) by Yngvild Olsen and Joshua Sharfstein (a $17 value.)
Sponsoring organizations include many of the highest regarded treatment providers in the Delaware - District of Columbia – Maryland Region.
This event is an outstanding once-a-year opportunity for individuals interested in beginning recovery and individuals in recovery - together with the professionals who guide them - to learn critical tools to leave behind a life dependent on addictive substances and behaviors - and to live a full and fulfilling life.