Mental Health Recovery, Portland, Maine, September 30, 2017
Featuring Ron Coleman and Karen Taylor from Scotland
Join us on September 30th for a day of discovery regarding the potential for recovery from serious mental illness
Also Lewis Mehl-Madrona, MD, PhD; Barbara Mainguy, MA; Josie Conte, DO; Magili Chapman-Quinn, DO
8:30 am: Coffee and Gathering
9:00 am: Lewis Mehl-Madrona, Welcome, greeting, and explanation of the recovery movement as it is unfolding around the world.
10:00 am: Josie Conte, DO, Osteopathic approaches to mental illness and the role of healing the body in recovery
10:45: Break and exercise with Magili Chapman-Quinn, DO
11:30: Barbara Mainguy: My experiences with Ron and Karen and their contributions to experiential recovery; the role of art and drama in recovery.
13:20 An afternoon with Ron Coleman and Karen Taylor. Explore their wisdom in creating recovery environments across the world: Scotland, Italy, Kenya, Australia, and more. What is common to recovery environments. What is the dialectic between recovery and conventional psychiatry. What role do drugs play?
Learn More about Ron and Karen from their website: http://www.workingtorecovery.co.uk/
Join us at the University of New England's Portland Campus: 716 Stevens Ave. Portland, Maine 04103 Ludcke Auditorium
Attendance is by donation. Suggested donation for professionals is $125 for the day. Students may come for free or contribute whatever they wish. Mental health service users are also welcome for free or whatever they can donate. No one will be turned away regardless of their station in life and what they can or can't donate.
Continuing Medical Education (and nursing, etc.) is available for those who pay at least $100 (it costs to process these things).