The Los Angeles Festival of Recovery
In the future we expect hold similar events in various cities across the country.
Saturday, April 26, 2008
- This event is being presented by the following Non-Profit Organizations -
Secular Organizations for Sobriety
Self Help and Recovery Exchange
Project Return Peer Support Network
Los Angeles County’s oldest program run by and for people with mental illness
Are presenting the first "Los Angeles Festival of Recovery".
This event constitutes a common-ground breakthrough.
Its purpose is to offer as many options as humanly possible, to address the needs of persons seeking tools for recovery for treatment of the all addictive substances and mental health disorders.
Over 30 self help support group meetings, workshops and exhibits will provide information from traditional & alternative addiction recovery and mental health organizations and agencies and will be available throughout the day.
This event will feature a variety of programs and methods including;
New Technologies and Research
(Including the use of Hypnosis by CHt's trained to work with addictions)
We respect recovery in any form regardless of the path by which it is achieved and are not in competition with any program.
Our purpose is to offer all the alternatives available
We’re taking over an Entire Building:
The Center for Inquiry/Los Angeles (Steve Allen Theater), all day, Saturday, April 26, 2008,
Free Workshops, Presentations, Demonstrations, Seminars, Talks by Major Presenters in the Addiction Recovery and Mental Health Fields
As well as Exhibits, Authors Book Signings, Film Showings and more
Representatives with Free Literature from numerous self-help addiction recovery and mental health support groups will be readily available to answer your questions
In order of appearance, presenters will include ;
Barry Solof, M.D.,
Regional Chief of Addiction Medicine, Kaiser Permanente,
Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine
There will be a special presentation by peak performance strategist
Valerie Banarie, Certified Hypnotherapist, R.N.
specializing in using hypnosis for addiction recovery.
Randolph J. Atkins, Jr., Ph.D.,
sharing the results of his landmark survey,
funded by a grant from the National Institute of Drug Abuse
and recently published in “Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment”
Jim Christopher, CAS, FAPA and the founder of SOS, will present the 9th annual “Funeral for the Unknown Smoker.”
Christopher will co-host the all-day “Festival of Recovery” along with SHARE! founder, Ruth Hollman.
Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind Event
Doors open at 9:00 AM
All Day, One Day Only, Saturday, April 26, 2008
(Plenty of Free Parking for this event)
Center for Inquiry/Los Angeles (and the Steve Allen Theater)
4773 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90027
Phone: (323) 666-4295 • Fax: (323) 666-4271
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org • Website: www.sossobriety.org
Los Angeles Festival of Recovery
Hollywood-Steve Allen Theater
If you have any questions or comments about this Non-Profit event please contact ;