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Alternatives Registration Now Open

Registration for the Alternatives 2012 Conference is now available! To register, simply visit the Alternatives website where you can complete an online registration, or download a registration form to complete off-line. Alternatives is the nation’s premier peer and consumer centered conference for individuals with behavioral health needs. The theme of Alternatives 2012 is “Honoring Our …

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Supporting Consumer Participation in Conferences

Every year, there are a wide variety of conferences, trainings and learning opportunities related to mental health, substance abuse, peer networks, trauma informed care, and other important behavioral health topics. These events typically invite the participation of consumers of behavioral health services, but unfortunately, there are some genuine barriers that can make it difficult for …

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Alternatives 2012 Website Now Online

The official website for the Alternatives 2012 Conference is now online! You can view it at www.alternatives2012.info. Alternatives is the nation’s leading national conference by and for individuals with behavioral health needs. This year marks the 26th Alternatives, making it the longest running national mental health conference organized by and for mental health consumers/survivors. This …

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Bridging the Gap: Reaching Out to Emerging Adults

At the Alternatives 2011 Conference in Orlando this past October, The CAFE TA Center presented a training entitled “Bridging the Gap: Reaching Out to Emerging Adults.” It examined some of the gaps in service that youth and young adults face, the challenges consumer organizations must meet in engaging them, and some of the strategies that …

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Alternatives 2011 Registration Now Open

Alternatives 2011 is coming to Florida! The 25th annual Alternatives conference, the oldest national mental health conference organized by and for mental health consumers/survivors, will be held October 26-30, 2011, at the Caribe Royale Orlando, 8101 World Center Drive, Orlando, FL 32821. The theme of Alternatives 2011 is “Coming Home: Creating Our Own Communities of …

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Alternatives 2011 Call for Papers Available

Alternatives, the national conference created by and for mental health consumers, will be held at the Caribe Royale Hotel in Orlando, Florida this coming October 26-30. The event is designed to provide consumers with in-depth information on peer-delivered services, innovative paths to recovery and other issues related to consumer leadership in supporting our nation’s mental …

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