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News and Notes for July 21

While peer support in the mental health community has gained traction in recent years, it is still relatively unfamiliar to the average person on the street. They might know that mental health is a leading health issue, or that more … Continue reading

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Alternatives Conference Keynote Lineup Announced

The lineup of Keynote Speakers for the upcoming Alternatives conference, which is scheduled for August 18-21 in Boston, is now set! Here it is: Friday Night Dinner and Opening >> 6:30 – 8:30 pm Brenda Vezina: Creating Trauma-Informed Healing Communities – … Continue reading

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Alternatives Conference Award Nominations

At each Alternatives conference, awards are given to people who have contributed to the community. Nominations for each of the following awards are welcome, and should be submitted by July 21, 2017. Esperanza Hope Award In honoring contributing members of … Continue reading

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News and Notes for April 12, 2017

In recent years, a conversation about the growing professionalization of peer support, what it might look like, and what it could mean, has been ongoing, both within the peer support community, and among other mental health professionals. Providers’ willingness to … Continue reading

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News and Notes for March 7, 2017

We’re pleased to let you know that preparations for the 2017 Alternatives Conference are well underway, with the event scheduled for Friday, August 18 through Monday, August 21, at the Boston Park Plaza in Boston, MA! The SAMHSA-sponsored Alternatives conference … Continue reading

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