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Recovery Summit
Recovery Summit

Fri, Aug 23



Recovery Summit

Join us for a day of learning, connection, and hope at the Recovery Summit on August 23rd! This free event explores all aspects of addiction recovery, from understanding the language of addiction to discovering the power of peer support

Time & Location

Aug 23, 2024, 12:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Douglasville, 8380 Grady St, Douglasville, GA 30134, USA


About the event

Recovery Summit Schedule

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM:- Lunch and Networking- Participants arrive and enjoy a provided lunch. Networking opportunities available. 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM:- Session 1: Language Matters and Stopping Stigma - Discussion on the importance of language in addiction recovery and strategies to reduce stigma. 

Presented by Deena Davis

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM:-Session 2: Overdose Prevention and Intervention - Narcan Training - Practical training on recognizing overdose symptoms and administering Narcan. 

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: - Session 3: The Truth About Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) - Panel discussion or presentation exploring MAT options, benefits, and dispelling myths.

4:45 PM - 5:45 PM:- Session 4: Reentry Programs and Their Impact on Our Community - Insights into reentry programs, their role in supporting recovery post-incarceration, and community impact. Presented by Lisa Williams & Laura Huggins 

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM:(working Dinner) Session 5: What is Peer Support and How Does an Addiction Recovery Support Center Help Our Community?- Exploration of peer support models and the role of recovery support centers in community wellness.  Presented by NACH

7:15 PM - 8:15 PM:- Panel Discussion: Insights and Challenges in Addiction Recovery- Panelists share their expertise and experiences in a moderated discussion. Audience Q&A. 

confirmed panelist: (List will be updated as panelist are confirmed)

Jocelyn Wallace, Founder and Executive Director of The Never Alone Clubhouse - 

Commissioner Ricky Dobbs- Douglas County Board of Commissioners

Dr Gerald Rhett, Recovery Unlimited-

Dr. Emily Kiernan, Emergency Room Doctor at Grady Hospital -

Lisa Williams, Douglas County Sheriff’s Department  - 

Jennifer King, Douglas County Director of Juvenile Programs -


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