2nd Annual Recovery Summit: Healing Through Forgiveness

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2nd Annual Recovery Summit: Healing Through Forgiveness

Addiction and substance use constitute the largest preventable and most costly public health problem in America.  San Francisco has a long history of recovery services, but in light of well-known, continuing and complex addiction challenges, there is truly more work to be done. The 2019 Recovery Summit theme will focus on “Healing Through Forgiveness,” and will put a spotlight on the impact of drug use on family members and loved ones.  Hosted by the San Francisco Adult Probation Department, the Senior Ex-Offender Program, and UCSF/Citywide, in partnership with members of the recovery community, please join us in an interactive Summit to Inspire Change.    Hear from keynote speaker, Matt Berkey, as he shares how his mom’s drug use and mental health struggles impacted his life.

To learn more about Matt Berkey click here.   Following the keynote address, a panel focused on healing and forgiving will bring together a group of people whose lives were forever changed and shaped through the trauma of addiction. The Summit will conclude by celebrating the achievements of individuals committed to recovery and Inspiring Change. in their community.  Agenda:  9:00am: Registration and Continental Breakfast 10:00am: Program Begins 10:10am: Keynote Speaker - Matt Berkey Author of Forgiving the Forgotten:  Memories of an Addict Founder of Solve for Why Academy Professional Poker Player 11:10am: Panel Discussion Moderators: Lauren Bell, San Francisco Adult Probation and Matt Berkey 12:10pm: Presentation of Community Appreciation Awards Award Recipients: Calvin "Cregg" Johnson - Shirley Lamar Award  Kimberly Tillman - Recovery Ambassador Award Adrian Maldonado - Recovery Ambassador Award Deborah Turner - Recovery Ambassador Award Jeris Woodson - Inspiring Change Award Michelle James - Inspiring Change Award 12:30pm: Closing Remarks .

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