Day 1 - 2022 RICH Conference

Keynotes & Breakout Sessions

April 18 2022 Day 1 RICH Conference

  • 7:30am Continental Breakfast/Coffee

  • 8:30am Welcoming Statement: Bradford Paige, CEO, Kennebunk Savings Bank & Opening Remarks Intros:  John Burns, SOS Recovery Community Organization

  •  8:45am Chacku Mathai: “Deepening the Conversation about Racism, Racial Equity, ad Recovery.”

  • 9:45 am Break

  • 10am Breakouts:

    • Breakout 1A) Journaling Writing in Recovery: Space to discover, heal and grow w/ Eileen Lawton

    • Breakout 1B) Panel Discussion, Restoration within: Using Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice as a lens for recovery with Tanisha Johnson and Kevin Pajaro-Mariñez
    • Breakout 1C) “Seeking Relief” or “Getting High”: Reframing Trauma as the Gateway for Substance with Kerry Nolte, Ph.D., FNP & Adriane Apicelli, MSW
  • 11:30 -1:00 pm Lunch/Networking (90 Minutes)

  • 1:00 PM Jim Wuelfing: Presentation of 2021 Art Woodard Award for Outstanding Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Recovery Community.

  • 1:20 PM Plenary:  Jess Tilley: “Exploring the bridge between the Recovery & Harm Reduction communities.”

  • 2:15pm Break

  • 2:30 pm  Jon Zibbell, Ph.D.: “Emergent Trends in Opioid and Stimulant Co-use Against a Backdrop of Endemic Polydrug use: implications for overdose prevention, treatment, and community interventions”

  • 3:30pm Traci Green, PhD: Community Drug Checking for Harm Reduction, Recovery, and Public Health.

  • 4:30pm – 4:45pm Jim Wuelfing: Closing Remarks

  • 5:30pm Stick around and Join us as Harbor Care is hosting a screening of “Tipping the Pain Scale” a Film co-produced by Greg Williams for all conference participants.  Refreshments will be served.

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This Conference is funded in part by a grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation