Coming to Chicago in July: 4th National Conference on Women, Addiction and Recovery


The 2010 National Conference on Women, Addiction and Recovery: Thriving in Changing Times will take place at the Chicago Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile from July 26‐28, 2010.

Sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, in partnership this year with TASC (Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities), this bi-annual conference will feature opportunities to interact with presenters and with other participants one-on-one, in small group discussions, and in personalized technical assistance sessions.

Plus, there will be hands-on training available on technology tools such as blogging, Facebook, and electronic health records.

Some of our nationally recognized speakers include:

Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., a pioneer in mind/body medicine and the New York Times bestselling author of 14 books, including. It’s Not the End of the World: Developing Resilience in Times of Change.

Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D., internationally recognized for her groundbreaking work on the image of women in advertising and her critical studies of alcohol and tobacco advertising.

Lisa M. Najavits, Ph.D., ABPP, author of Seeking Safety: A Treatment Manual for PTSD and Substance Abuse (2002) and A Woman’s Addiction Workbook (2002), and over 130 professional publications.

Francine Ward, J.D., author, attorney, and success coach whose personal story of resilience, endurance, and faith demonstrates that success is not just about having confidence or having the right pedigree; it’s about making right choices and being willing to overcome obstacles.

For the speakers, the opportunities to interact with others, and the location, this is a conference not to miss!  

The conference and hotel rooms are filling up quickly.   Register today!


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