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Intentional Peer Support in Peer Recovery Centers: A Day of Dialogue December 4th - 9am-4:30pm, Augusta Civic Center

Participants, Employees and anyone interested in Peer Recovery Centers are encouraged to attend this day of dialogue to learn together how Intentional Peer Support can be utilized within these programs.

The day will begin with Chris Hansen, Director of Intentional Peer Support.

The program will allow for extended conversations regarding challenges and successes with developing the new programs and how IPS can fit in. Possible conversations include, Boundaries, Confidentiality, Dual Relationships, Personal Wellness, Transitioning to new programming, and much more.

Some of our conversations will be guided by Patricia McKenzie of Kennebec Behavioral Health.

To Register: https://prcdayofdialogue.eventbrite.com

For Questions: Kelly.Staples@Maine.Gov or 207-215-5389

This day is provided free by the Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services/DHHS. However, lunch and snacks will be on your own. The Civic Center does not allow for outside food to be brought onto the premises.