2022 HOPE Conference-Call for Presentations

A Statewide Recovery/Wellness Conference for Persons in Recovery
from Substance Use and Mental Health Challenges and Service Providers
Augusta Civic Center, Maine – May 18, 2022

The HOPE Conference Committee in conjunction with DHHS Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) is looking for individuals in recovery from substance use and mental health challenges to present workshops at the annual HOPE Conference. In appreciation of people’s time and expertise, all workshop presenters/panelists will receive a $100 stipend, in addition to free registration.

Any peer or consumer is qualified to submit a proposal for a workshop at the conference. A peer may have a non-peer co-presenter. For our purposes, a peer is defined as a person who has received or is receiving mental health or substance use services and/or used peer support or holistic resources to support their recovery.

Proposals must be received by January 10, 2022 March 10, 2022

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About the HOPE Conference:
This conference event is designed for individuals in recovery, service providers, family members and community members to attend. T
he goals of the conference are for participants to gain a greater understanding of what recovery/wellness is from 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.