November 7, 2020
The Indiana Annual Recovery Month Symposium (IN ARMS), hosted by the Division of Mental Health and Addiction, in partnership with Overdose Lifeline, Inc., will take place on September 28th and 29th as a virtual conference via GoToWebinar. This year’s recovery theme is: “Join the Voices for Recovery: Celebrating Connections”. Session speakers will focus on topics addressing substance misuse, tobacco cessation, reduction of opioid overdose and mortality, prevention measures and community collaboration to increase treatment capacity and recovery capital. This year’s keynote speakers are an award-winning neuroscientist, author, journalist & mental health advocate, Maia Szalavitz and the Executive Director for Drug Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement, Doug Huntsinger.
Sponsors at IN ARMS will have an opportunity to support one of Indiana’s premier conferences, addressing substance use disorder, recovery and more. Sponsors will receive special recognition in all conference marketing materials, on the official IN ARMS webpage, digital signage before each webinar session, mention in electronic program and during introductory comments at the symposium. In addition, sponsors will have the opportunity to network with speakers and presenters in the virtual green room.
An award-winning author and journalist who covers addiction and neuroscience. Her latest book, Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction uses her own story of recovery and is a New York Times Bestseller. Maia has authored and co-authored a variety of books on psychology and neuroscience and writes a column for VICE on drugs and addiction while also freelancing for publications such as the New York Times, Scientific American Mind, New York Magazine online and the Verge, among others. Szalavitz has won major awards from organizations like the American Psychological Association, the Drug Policy Alliance and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
In this session, Douglas Huntsinger, Executive Director for Drug Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement, will describe the steps taken by Governor Holcomb to help Hoosiers access treatment and recover from substance use disorder. Learn about how public and private partners, state agencies, and local communities have joined forces to advance successful strategies around enforcement, prevention, treatment, and recovery.
To learn more about how you can get involved with IN ARMS or if you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call at 844-554-3354.