Date/Time

Event Name

Details

Location

RECURRING MEETINGS

1st Monday each month
7-8pm

IAPRSS of Tippecanoe County Meeting

This re-occurring meeting is for all peer recovery support professionals, those interested in peer recovery support and anyone whom feels they may benefit from the meeting. This meeting has a resource presentation/discussion followed by a discussion of topics that are currently relevant to peer recovery support services and provides support to those in the peer recovery support profession. More information: www.iaprss.org

2900 River Rd.
West Lafayette, IN

First Wednesday of each month
6-7pm

Dearborn County Peer Supports United Meeting

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 recvoery support. All peer recovery supports are welcome. More information: www.iaprss.org

500 Industrial Drive, Room 2350/2380
Lawrenceburg IN 46202
(Ivy Tech Lakefront building)

First Thursday each month
7-8pm

Indianapolis Peer Supports United Meeting

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 recvoery support. All peer recovery supports are welcome. Call-in information is (646) 749-3122, access code: 203-148-821. More information: www.iaprss.org

Virtual

Every other Thursday Starting Aug. 29)
10:30am - 12:00pm

Behavioral Health & Peer Recovery Clinics

Clinic will meet every other Thursdays from 10:30am - 12:00pm. The topics for each session are listed below but are subject to change. More information: https://oudecho.iu.edu/tracks/bhpr/

 

3/30/20-4/22/20
1:30pm - 3:00pm (Mon & Wed)

VIRTUAL MEETING: Wellness Recovery Action Plan Course

WRAP guides people through the process of discovering their own personal resources and then using those resources to be well, stay well and effectively deal with life challenges, improving health and quality of life over time. More information: Register

 Virtual

3/30/20-4/22/20
3:30pm - 5:00pm (Mon & Wed)

VIRTUAL MEETING: Wellness Recovery Action Plan Course

WRAP guides people through the process of discovering their own personal resources and then using those resources to be well, stay well and effectively deal with life challenges, improving health and quality of life over time. More information: Register

 Virtual

3/30/20-4/22/20
10:30am - 12:00pm (Tue & Thu)

VIRTUAL MEETING: Wellness Recovery Action Plan Course

WRAP guides people through the process of discovering their own personal resources and then using those resources to be well, stay well and effectively deal with life challenges, improving health and quality of life over time. More information: Register

 Virtual

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

PEER-2-PEER: Strengths-Based Approach Virtual Recovery Gatherings

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

Daily
11:45AM-1:00pm
5:45pm-7:00pm

Wednesday/Friday (Youth Support Group)
2:45pm-4:00pm

Challenge 2 Change Online Peer Support Meeting

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

March

3/6/2020

Mental Health & Criminal Justice Summit

Each year, NAMI Indiana pulls together a diverse group of leaders from the criminal justice field to provide in-depth education, novel tools, and networking opportunities for professionals. Our annual Mental Health and Criminal Justice Summit becomes a powerful tool for building bridges between systems and entering into beneficial collaborations and partnership, causing a strong desire for substantial changes. More info: 2020 Summit

Indianapolis Marriott North
3645 River Crossing Pkwy
Indianapolis, IN

3/6/2020
9:00am

Understanding the Science of Addiction Treatment and Recovery

This course is intended to introduce the participant to the major theories and approaches of addiction treatment and recovery. Participants will consider addictions and case examples from a variety of theoretical perspectives. Science-based approaches to addiction treatment and recovery will highlighted and explored. This course will examine addictions from biological, psychological, social and spiritual domains. Additionally, individual, family, and cultural perspectives will be explored. This course will emphasize familiarity with the current research in the addictions counseling field. More info: Purchase Tickets

Yellow Rose
1441 North Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

3/13/2020
9:00am-4:30pm

Psychopharmacology of Substance Usage

This course is intended to introduce the participant to drug administration, absorption, movement, and drug-receptor interactions. Participants will learn the psychoactive properties of each class of psychoactive drugs including the respective withdrawal abstinence syndromes. More info: Register

Yellow Rose
1441 North Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

3/14/2020
7:00pm-10:00pm

Recovery is Beautiful Gala

An evening of dinner, awards, and an amazing fashion show, honoring people who are living in recovery from substance use disorder. We will also be honoring various individuals and organizations in our community who excel in providing excellent service to those with substance use disorder. More info: Buy Tickets

The Landing At Fort Harrison
3350 North 4th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47804

3/15/2020
12:30pm-4:30pm

Dedication and Celebration of the Mary Hoffman Recovery Resource Center

Your attendance will be appreciated to help us celebrate the opening of the resource centre . . . a place to seek assistance with recovery from life's challenging issues. More info: 812-613-0402

9430 East State Road 64
Milltown, Indiana 47145

3/17/2020
8:30am

Medication-Assisted Treatment Waiver Training

The event is FREE to attend, however, a registration must be submitted as seating is limited. More info: Register

Biltwell Event Center
950 S. White River Parkway W. Drive
Indianapolis, IN

3/18/2020
9:00am-3:00pm

IRHA Spring Into Quality Symposium

The Rural Health Clinic Workshop will operate simultaneously in another meeting room. There will also be ample time for networking with exhibitors and industry experts. More info: AGENDA

Biltwell Event Center
950 S. White River Parkway W. Drive
Indianapolis, IN

3/20/2020
2:00pm-3:00pm

Webinar: Opioid Misuse in Older Adults

The Indiana State Department of Health is hosting a live webcast on opioid addiction in the older population. The webcast will include information on knowing the signs and symptoms of opioid addiction and misuse/overuse of medication in the older population. More info: Register

Virtual

3/21/2020
1:00pm-3:00pm
CANCELLED

TRIVIA: March Community Sober Social Event

FREE and Open to the Public. Please join us for an afternoon of trivia, board games, cards and pizza.

Recovery Cafe Indy
(Host Agency - Horizon House
1033 East Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN

3/23/2020
1:00pm EST

CDC Webinar: "COVID-19 Update for Rural Partners"

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold a webinar specifically for rural stakeholders on Monday, March 23rd @ 1:00pm EST. Dr. Jay Butler, CDC Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases, will share guidance with partners, public health practitioners, healthcare providers, and others working to protect the health of rural communities. They will allow time for questions, and you may submit questions ahead of time by emailing: COCA@cdc.gov. More info: Register

Virtual

3/27/2020
5:00pm-8:00pm

Community & Family Fun Night

Enjoy St. Patrick's Day with art fun

2855 North Keystone Ave
Indianapolis, In 46218

3/27/2020
9:00am-4:00pm

Virtual Training: Advancing Addiction Recovery

The Advancing Addiction Recovery Coach training course is an interactive knowledge and skill development training designed for clinicians desiring to promote addiction recovery in a variety of settings. Participants will learn how to promote recovery for people seeking or in recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction and how to enhance the removal of obstacles and barriers to recovery during the treatment process. More info: Register

Virtual

3/31/2020
3:00pm-4:30pm

Virtual Peer Supervisor Collaboration

IAPRSS would like to offer the ability for Peer Supervisors to connect and offer support to one another during this time of adapting and adjustment. We are offering the opportunity for supervisors to come together virtually to connect. Topics May Include:

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

Virtual

April

4/1/2020
9:00am-4:30pm

Virtual Training: Peer Recovery Ethics-Beyond the Basics

Peer Recovery Ethics-Beyond the Basics is an advanced Peer Recovery Ethics training for those whom have completed the ICAADA Peer Recovery Ethics two-day training (required). This one day training explores, in more detail, the ethical situations that peer recovery supports experience while providing peer recovery support. More info: Register

Virtual 

4/2/2020
12:00pm-1:30pm

QRT/HD School Talk

NCI QRT and the Tippecanoe County Health Department will discuss issues, recovery capital, and resources surrounding substance use, mental health, and other at-risk behaviors.

West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School
1105 N. Grant St.
West Lafayette, IN 47906 

4/7/2020
8:30am-10:30am
POSTPONED

PACE's 3rd Annual Advocacy Breakfast

Network with Indianapolis’ community and business leaders and learn how you can personally advocate for those with criminal histories. More info: Register

Barnes & Thornburg LLP
11 South Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204 

4/16/2020
12:00pm

IRN Monthly Meting

More info: Send email to Heather Rodriguez

Virtual 

4/20/2020
2:00pm
CANCELLED

Expungement Education Workshop

Expungement is a court-ordered process in which the legal record of an arrest or a criminal conviction is 'sealed', or erased in the eyes of the law. The availability of expungement, and the process for getting an arrest or conviction expunged, will vary according to several factors. This seminar will educate those in attendance on those factors to better educate and support the populations they serve. More info: Buy Tickets

Indy Public Library-East Washington Street branch
2822 E. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46201 

4/21/2020
8:30am-4:00pm

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone who is experiencing a mental health or substance use-related crisis. In the Mental Health First Aid Course, you learn risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help. Funding for this training is provided by the Indiana Association of Peer Recovery Support Services More info: Register   Email ocof@onecommunityonefamily.org for access code to register.

Ivy Tech Lakefront Campus
500 Industrial Drive
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025 

4/21-22/2020
9:00am-4:00pm
POSTPONED

Compassionate Community Conference

Thank you for being a part of our Compassionate Community Conference family. Due to the National Public Health Emergency, we will be postponing our conference scheduled for April 21-22. The planning committee is exploring options, including a one day virtual conference. Regardless, we do plan to still hold the conference later this year. We will keep you posted and we appreciate your understanding. More info: Register

Mid-America Science Park
821 S. Lake Road
Scottsburg, IN

4/23/2020
CANCELLED 

Governor's Next Level Recovery Conference

The one-day event will feature compelling speakers and presentations on tactics to tackle the drug epidemic. You’ll hear from hear from individuals who have implemented successful strategies at the local level in Indiana.

And you won't want to miss the keynote address and unique perspective from current U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H., formerly Indiana's state health commissioner. More info: Register

JW Marriott Indianapolis
10 South West Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

4/27-30/2020
9:00am-4:30pm

Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) Core Training

Evidence-based training program designed for those who work with tobacco/nicotine dependent clients or deliver services within a healthcare or community setting. More info: Buy Tickets

  

May

5/15/2020
9:00am-4:00pm

3rd Annual SEOW Symposium

The purpose of this annual meeting is to highlight research and initiatives in the substance use and mental health field. It provides a forum for prevention professionals, coalition leaders, researchers, and state partners to share their knowledge, and to engage in networking opportunities. More info: Register

Campus Center at IUPUI
420 University Blvd
Room CE 450B
Indianapolis, IN 46202

5/27/2020
9:00am-12:00pm

Indiana Workforce System Education Session

The purpose of this workshop is to provide understanding of the resources available, how to lean into the peer recovery coaching model for employment purposes, and techniques to coach through barriers to employment related to criminal justice involvement. More info: Register

Indiana Interchurch Center
1100 W. 42nd Street (1st floor dining room)
Indianapolis, IN 46208

June

6/22/2020

Cultural and Linguistic Competency Conference

Due to COVID-19, the Cultural and Linguistic Competency Conference: Policy, Practice & Innovation in Mental Health & Addiction originally scheduled for May 6th has been rescheduled to June 22nd.

The goal of the Cultural Competency Enhancement Project (CCEP) since 1996 has been to provide training services and technical assistance for Community Mental Health Centers and addiction providers throughout Indiana. Training services are designed to improve organizational effectiveness and efficiency in providing culturally competent services. More info: Add to calendar

Eiteljorg Museum
500 W Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204 

September

9/14-18/2020
8:30am - 4:30pm

IAPRSS Presents Community Health Worker/Certified Recovery Specialist (CHW/CRS) Training

This 5-day, 40 hours educational experience will equip the participant with the skills and knowledge necessary to provide non-clinical peer recovery support in the physical health, mental health and/or substance use profession. Participants will be expected to complete, and pass, an on-line exam to test their understanding of the role to gain the credential. More info: Register

MHAI Training Institute
1441 N. Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202 

9/19/2020
10:00am - 2:00pm

Recovery Month Celebration & 5K Walk in the Martindale-Brightwood Neighborhood

Recovery Celebration: free and open to the public
Shackleford Steps and 5K Walk, co-hosted with State Representative Robin C. Shackleford. More info: https:recovery-celebration.eventbrite.com

PACE Parking Lot
2855 N Keystone Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46218