2019 Indiana Annual Recovery Month Symposium (IN ARMS)
Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger
Brought to you by the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA)
Organized by Overdose Lifeline, Inc.
The 11th IN ARMS symposium brings together addiction, mental health, criminal justice and community-based organizations to explore promising approaches to recovery. The symposium offers a diverse selection of breakout sessions intended to meet the needs and interests of all attendees.
September 23 and 24, 2019
Embassy Suites by Hilton
6089 Clarks Creek Road, Plainfield, IN 46168
Monday, September 23, 12:30PM
Tonier Cain-Muldrow, International Trauma Informed Care Expert Addressing Substance Use and Co-Occurring Disorder Using Trauma-Informed Approaches
Tonier Cain is a trauma survivor and internationally recognized trauma informed care expert. Tonier's work has focused on heightening awareness of the characteristics and effects of trauma and improving the performance of service providers, businesses, government agencies and others who interact with trauma victims and survivors.
Tuesday, September 24, 12:30PM
Alex Elswick, Co-Founder and Board Member, Voices of Hope
Recovery Capital: Shifting the Paradigm to a Recovery Management Model
Alex Elswick, is a tireless advocate for people with substance use disorders. He earned a B.A. from Centre College, an M.S. from the University of Kentucky, and is currently finishing a PhD at UK. Alex’s knowledge and experience with addiction is multifaceted. His professional experience, non-profit work, and research agenda all focus on long term recovery. But most importantly, Alex is himself a person in long term recovery from the chronic disease of addiction.