RECURRING MEETINGS

Click on a meeting below for details.

First Thursday each month   7-8pm

This re-occurring monthly meeting is for anyone interested in the peer recovery support profession, those providing peer recovery support or anyone whom feels this meeting will benefit them. This meeting allows peers to discuss their professional roles, strenghts/improvements to their services, share resources and anything related to peer recovery support. All peer recovery supports are welcome. Call-in information is (646) 749-3122, access code: 203-148-821. More information: IAPRSS Affiliates

Virtual

Monday - Friday   10 am EST/9 am CST/ 7 am PST   2pm EST/1 pm CST/11am PST

Join our strengths-based approach virtual recovery gatherings! Judgement-free collaboration. For anyone contemplating or in recovery. Gatherings provided monday — friday. Facilitated by certified peer recovery support.

 Virtual

The choices emergency response team has partnered with 1voice to provide online peer support meetings for the recovery community through Zoom. These online meetings are open to anyone and can be accessed through downloading the Zoom app and entering the meeting id at the appropriate meeting times.

    12PM CHALLENGE 2 CHANGE: 11:45am-1pm, Daily, Zoom Meeting Id# 823-217-139

    6PM CHALLENGE 2 CHANGE: 5:45pm-7pm, Daily, Zoom Meeting Id# 330-347-719

    YOUTH SUPPORT GROUP: 2:45pm-4pm, Wednesday/Friday, Zoom Meeting Id# 813-347-719

 Virtual

Tuesdays   6:30pm

Our meetings are designed to serve parents and grandparents who have a child in active addiction, who have a child in recovery, who have a child who is incarcerated due to substance use, or who have lost their child to this horrible disease. More info: Details

The Chapel, 2505 W. Hamilton Rd S, Fort Wayne, IN 46814   Enter through door #11 (tower entrance)

Last Tuesday of each month   3:00pm-4:30pm

IAPRSS is excited to offer peer supervisors from across Indiana the ability to connect monthly to discuss strengths and improvements within the peer recovery profession and also their specific programs. The goal of this meeting will be to share best practices, policy/procedure that is effective and any other topics the supervisors feel may benefit their role, peers and organization.

Topics May Include:

  • Updates on what is the current state of peer support across Indiana and Nationally
  • Identified service delivery modifications from supervisors
  • How peers in recovery are being supported by their supervisor and organization
  • Current strengths/concerns with peer programming
  • Anything else supervisors would like to discuss/share
More info: Connect Virtually

Virtual

Mental Health First Aid is a course to educate individuals about how to interact with and support someone who may be developing a mental health issue or experiencing a crisis. Mental Health First Aid is offered by Purdue Extension facilitators. Facilitators are certified to teach this evidence-based program by the National Council for Behavioral Health. More info: Register

Virtual

Every Tuesday   3:30pm - 7:30pm

Ready for a change? Connect to a peer who has lived experiencewith substance use and mental health challenges.

  • SERVICES ARE FREE
  • Non-judgmental, individualized approach
  • Supportive of multiple pathways of recovery
  • Safe space to talk with someone "who gets it"
  • Referrals for housing, food, substance use/mental health services, and more

FEEL FREE TO STOP IN! A peer recovery coach is available.

Moorehead Community Resource Center

Tuesday at 7:00pm - Starting April 20th

If you or anyone you know is suffering from Substance Use Disorder, Alchoholism, Mental Illness, Depression, Anxiety, or anything in life, please come! Children are welcome, always. We look forward to seeing you!!!

Safe Haven REC
8275 W. Ballard St., West Baden, In 47469

Wednesday   6pm (EST)

Unique Recovery Pathway, affectionately referred to as UR (your) Pathway, brings a fresh approach to recovery supports with a weekly support group meeting for Black, Indigenous, & People of Color (BIPOC) in or seeking recovery from addiction/substance misuse, mental health conflicts, and traumatic events. Free to attend, this recovery support group was designed to celebrate all pathways of recovery while supporting the influence of culture and identity on one's healing journey. More information: Register

Virtual

Please join Kellie Meyer and the Crisis Intervention Teams from Vigo County and Hamilton County on a pre-recorded e-learning opportunity continuing the 2020-2021 Cultural Linguistic Competency Project.

This 60-minute webinar is provided in three parts.

In Part 1, Kellie Meyer, President of Kellie Meyer Training Solutions and subject matter expert on developing Crisis Intervention Teams, will share how to develop a Crisis Intervention program:

  • What is a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)
  • How to define and develop a CIT program
  • Key standards and stakeholders for a CIT
  • How to host Stakeholder strategy meetings.
In Part 2, the Vigo County Crisis Intervention Team will share their experience and what they've learned in developing their own CIT program, as well as takeaways for rural community application. Learning objectives include:
  • How to form a CIT and how to build relationships
  • CIT training must include education on mental health diagnoses and trauma-informed care
  • Roles of community members in CIT
  • Officer training on de-escalation and advanced de-escalation strategies.
In addition, Vigo County CIT panelists will share powerful experiences on how CIT training has supported them personally and professionally. (Please note that shared experiences may be a trigger.)

In Part 3, the Hamilton County Crisis Intervention Team will discuss how to build relationships between local mental health providers and law enforcement teams. This will be followed by exploring the importance of recognizing, and then deconstructing, the stereotypes of law enforcement culture and mental health culture. Learning objectives include:

  • Understanding perceptions on law enforcement culture
  • Understanding perceptions on mental health culture
  • Building a culture of trust between law enforcement and mental health providers.
Please find a time and safe space where you may have presence of mind to view this video. Please register below. Once registration is complete, an automatic email will be delivered with the video link.

More information: Register

Virtual


Date/Time

Event Name

Details

Location

April

4/5 - 8/2021
 

Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

The Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit is where solutions are formulated, stakeholders from Federal to family convene, and change begins. It is the annual gathering for stakeholders to discuss what's working in prevention and treatment. More info: Register

Virtual

4/6/2021
12:45pm – 1:45pm ET

Developing a Statewide Platform to Strengthen Communication and Collaboration Among Community Coalitions and the Recovery Infrastructure

The Indiana Coalition Network (ICN) is a digital platform that connects community coalition members so they can take informed action on drug and alcohol use in the areas of Prevention-Education, Treatment-Intervention-Recovery, and Justice-Law Enforcement. The ICN platform increases communication and collaboration within and among 92 Local Coordinating Coalitions (LCCs) throughout Indiana, while also connecting members to the existing statewide and national alcohol, tobacco, and other drug (ATOD) infrastructures and resources. ICN’s partner network, the Indiana Recovery Network (IRN) launched its digital platform with the goal of supporting regional recovery efforts to better engage and connect individuals and families in recovery with supports and services throughout Indiana. More info: Register

Virtual

4/8/2021
 

Motivational Interviewing Training (Intro)

This online facilitated learning forum will be a highly engaging and interactive seven-hour experience for a multi-disciplinary audience. Individuals will engage in experiential methods such as information exchange, small group discussion, paired skills practice, video analysis, and other self-reflective processes. More info: Register

Virtual

4/9/2021
 

IRN: ROTA Recovery Ecosystems

This webinar is about recovery ready communities, how to identify the difference in treatment, recovery, substance use and stigma. More info: Register

Virtual

4/14/2021
2:00pm - 3:15pm ET

Becoming Trauma Informed and Moving to Trauma Responsive

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) leadership, in collaboration with the Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) team and Advocates for Human Potential, invites you to this no-cost, three-part webinar series. More info: Register

Virtual

4/16/2021
5:00pm

Open Mic Night 2021

Come share your Spoken Word in the form of Poems, Stories, Letters, Music, Testimonies, etc. Join us for a virtual and therapeutic night of fellowship, fun, and liberation. No registration required. More info: JOIN

Virtual

4/20/2021
 

Motivational Interviewing Training (Advanced)

This online facilitated learning forum will be a highly engaging and interactive seven-hour experience for a multi-disciplinary audience. Individuals will engage in experiential methods such as information exchange, small group discussion, paired skills practice, video analysis, and other self-reflective processes. More info: Register

Virtual

4/22/2021
9:00am - 12:00pm

Tall Cop: Jermaine Galloway Law Enforcement Training

This is for Police Officers, Probation, etc.; and School Resource Officers. This training is free. More info: registration instructions to come soon

Virtual

4/23/2021
9:00am - 12:00pm

Tall Cop: Jermaine Galloway Professional Training

There will be a $10.00 fee to attend this training. More info: registration instructions to come soon

Virtual

4/26/2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

Harm Reduction 101

An introductory training on the definition, origin, and general application of the harm reduction model. Includes a quick overdose response training, an overview of applicable social theory, and an open discussion of evidence-based and new, adaptive harm reduction interventions. More information: Register

Virtual

4/27/2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

Evidence-based Harm Reduction Practices

Join us to discuss the history of harm reduction interventions and the scientific evidence that supports continued harm reduction expansion. Training is suggested for recovery or treatment professionals, medical professionals, social service workers, and harm reduction researchers. Training is highly discussion heavy. More information: Register

Virtual

4/28/2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

The War on Drugs - Harm Reduction Training

The War on Drugs – A historical review, including a discussion of intersectional challenges and how the Drug War fits into current demands for racial equity and community re-investment. More information: Register

Virtual

4/29/2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

Social Service Provision for People Who Use Drugs

This training is for all social service providers who regularly work with people who use drugs. We will discuss stigma, bias, and language as well as adaptive strategies which can assist in providing client-centered and well-received services. Training will also cover the basics of harm reduction, infection disease prevention, appropriate external referrals, and overdose prevention and response. More information: Register

Virtual

4/29/2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

Hope Academy Speaker Series: Co-creating a Satisfying Patient/Family & Provider Meeting

Join Hope Academy Board Member Dr. Ukamaka Oruche for the final session of our Speaker Series online events. During this one-hour free online webinar, you will learn more about how to create a satisfying provider / family partnership. Clinicians, counselors, parents and anyone interested in learning more about this topic is encouraged to attend. This event is hosted by Hope Academy, Indiana's only recovery high school. More info: Register

Virtual

4/30/2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

Trans and Non-binary Competency and Services

Trans and Non-binary Competency and Services – Specific to the recovery and harm reduction field, this training will review language, stigma, and bias as well as outlining appropriate external referral resources and trans-community specific harm reduction strategies. More info: Register

Virtual

May

5/1/2021
11:00am - 12:30pm

A Real Kind of Conversation

Welcome to the purple table, where tackle current social and cultural issue with an inter-generational perspective. More information: Participate on Zoom. Watch on FacebookLive at facebook.com/IndyPace

Virtual

5/2/2021
7:00pm

Hope Academy's Spring Fundraiser, Sounds of Hope

On Sunday, May 2 at 7:00 p.m, stream a recovery concert from the comfort of your own TV. It will feature inspiring music from Jennie DeVoe, My Yellow Rickshaw and more along with words from our students and Rafael Sanchez of WRTV6 as our host. Free to attend. Register by March 30 to get a concert t-shirt. More info: Register

Virtual

5/6/2021
9:00am - 3:30pm EST

Motivational Interviewing Training (Intro)

This online facilitated learning forum will be a highly engaging and interactive seven-hour experience for a multi-disciplinary audience. Individuals will engage in experiential methods such as information exchange, small group discussion, paired skills practice, video analysis, and other self-reflective processes. More info: Register

Virtual

5/10/2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

Harm Reduction 101

An introductory training on the definition, origin, and general application of the harm reduction model. Includes a quick overdose response training, an overview of applicable social theory, and an open discussion of evidence-based and new, adaptive harm reduction interventions. More information: Register

Virtual

5/11/2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

Evidence-based Harm Reduction Practices

Join us to discuss the history of harm reduction interventions and the scientific evidence that supports continued harm reduction expansion. Training is suggested for recovery or treatment professionals, medical professionals, social service workers, and harm reduction researchers. Training is highly discussion heavy. More information: Register

Virtual

5/12/2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

The War on Drugs - Harm Reduction Training

The War on Drugs – A historical review, including a discussion of intersectional challenges and how the Drug War fits into current demands for racial equity and community re-investment. More information: Register

Virtual

5//13/2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

Social Service Provision for People Who Use Drugs

This training is for all social service providers who regularly work with people who use drugs. We will discuss stigma, bias, and language as well as adaptive strategies which can assist in providing client-centered and well-received services. Training will also cover the basics of harm reduction, infection disease prevention, appropriate external referrals, and overdose prevention and response. More information: Register

Virtual

5/14/2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

Trans and Non-binary Competency and Services

Trans and Non-binary Competency and Services – Specific to the recovery and harm reduction field, this training will review language, stigma, and bias as well as outlining appropriate external referral resources and trans-community specific harm reduction strategies. More information: Register

Virtual

5/19/2021
9:00am - 3:30pm EST

Motivational Interviewing Training (Intro)

This online facilitated learning forum will be a highly engaging and interactive seven-hour experience for a multi-disciplinary audience. Individuals will engage in experiential methods such as information exchange, small group discussion, paired skills practice, video analysis, and other self-reflective processes. More info: Register

Virtual

5/20 - 21/2021
9:00am - 12:00pm EST

RCO 101

RCO 101 will include: Leadership development for new and emerging RCOs, how to establish policies and procedures of small non-profits, governance, sustainability, ethics, strategic planning, and staff development. Limited space is available. More info: Register   Questions: Sean McDonough

Virtual

5/21/2021
9:00am - 12:00pm EDT

4th Annual SEOW Webinar

Join us for live presentations and Q&A on topics related to substance use & addiction, mental health, and suicide. More info: Register

Virtual

June

6/1/2021
9:00am - 3:30pm EST

Motivational Interviewing Training (Advanced)

This online facilitated learning forum will be a highly engaging and interactive seven-hour experience for a multi-disciplinary audience. Individuals will engage in experiential methods such as information exchange, small group discussion, paired skills practice, video analysis, and other self-reflective processes. More info: Register

Virtual

6/24 - 25/2021
9:00am - 12:00pm EST

RCO 101

RCO 101 will include: Leadership development for new and emerging RCOs, how to establish policies and procedures of small non-profits, governance, sustainability, ethics, strategic planning, and staff development. Limited space is available. More info: Register   Questions: Sean McDonough

Virtual

August

8/12 - 13/2021
 

Infancy Onward's Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Conference 2021

Save the date!

 

September

9/19/2021
12:00pm - 5:00pm 

2nd Annual Recover Michiana Fest

Goals: Peer Recovery Support, Treatment Support, College Scholarship Opportunities

 Howard Park, Southbend, IN