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There is hope in recovery

Are you in recovery from mental illness and/or substance use disorders or do you care for someone who is? If so, you may want to consider joining the Johnson County Mental Health Center for its Second Annual Recovery Conference on Wednesday, Aug. 22 at Cleveland University (10820 Lowell Ave, Overland Park, KS) from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The conference is a Johnson County community event focused on providing education, resources and hope to individuals on their journey to recovery or maintaining recovery, and to those who support them. 

The morning session will feature keynote speaker, Dr. Michelle Robin who is a chiropractor, author, teacher, holistic healer, podcast host and founder of Your Wellness Connection.

“In order for us to make the greatest impact, we must look at our mechanical, chemical, energetic and psychospiritual health. A whole person approach is needed for us to come together as a community and enact generational change,” Robin said.

In the afternoon, the keynote speaker, Stephanie Tillman, a storyteller, graphic designer, creator and connector will share the importance of individuals telling their stories as a part of recovery. 

Breakout sessions include the following topics: 

  • Music and Recovery
  • Medication Assisted Treatment
  • Role of Genetics & Environmental Factors
  • Long Term Planning for Your Loved One
  • Anxiety & Mood Disorders
  • Mindfulness
  • Self-Care Techniques
  • Food and Mood
  • Building Healthy Relationships
  • Discover Your Journey
  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Programs
  • AA and AL-ALON meetings will be available
  • And more! 

The Recovery Conference is FREE and includes a free lunch and snacks for every attendee. Space is limited the first 200 people.

Registration is Open!
Register online at: surveymonkey.com/r/JOCORecovery2018, email jcmhcevents@jocogov.org or call 913-715-7880. 

You may also register by completing a registration form and taking it to any of the locations listed below:

Johnson County Mental Health Center
Mission Office 6000 Lamar, Suite 130 

Johnson County Mental Health Center 
Shawnee Office 6440 Nieman Road 

Johnson County Mental Health Center 
Olathe Office 1125 W. Spruce St. 

Pathways to Hope
520 S. Harrison St. #206