EVENTS

Date/Time

Event Name

Details

Location

July

7/6/2021
10:00am - 7:00pm

Indy Recovery Engagement Center (REC)

Indy REC is a Recovery Engagement Center open to the public. We will offer groups, individual recovery coaching sessions, sober social activities and events. More info: Flyer

1431 N. Delaware St. (Lower Level)
Indianapolis, IN 46202

7/10/2021
4:00pm - 7:30pm

Light Up! New Albany: Opioid Overdose Candlelight Vigil

Join members of the community to honor loved ones at Sam Peden Community Park.

    Registration: 4-4:30pm
    Meet & Greet: 5-6pm
    Presentations: 6-7pm
    Community Gathering: 7:30pm
    Candlelight Vigil: Dusk

Sam Peden Community Park

7/10/2021
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Sonny Day School Supply Giveaway

Sonny Day's School Supply Giveaway Event is this Saturday!

Moorhead Community Resource Center

7/15/2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm

IRN Monthly Meeting

Monthly Meeting More info: Heather Rodriguez

Virtual

7/16/2021
9:00am - 4:00pm EDT

Cultural Competency for Service Providers

This interactive course provides an opportunity to examine how cultural differences and similarities might affect work with clients. More info: Register

Virtual

7/21/2021
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Earthing and Gardening for Wellness

Kick off your shoes and join us as we learn how to plant and garden for personal wellness. This is an in-person activity, and space is limited. Register

1431 N Delaware St (Lower Level)
1431 North Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

7/23 - 24/2021
9:00am - 5:00pm

Emerging Leaders Training

Emerging Leaders is a two-day advocacy training for organizers and activists who are directly impacted by the justice system and committed to criminal justice reform. Register

Training details will be provided once you are accepted

August

8/12 - 13/2021
 

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

Join us for Infancy Onward's 2021 Conference, "Little People, Big Feelings: Skills for Compassionate Care," which will focus on healing for all practitioners and the children for which they care. Register

 Virtual

8/21/2021
12:00pm - 4:00pm

Indy REC's Open House

Join us for food, face painting, music, tours and fun! More info

 1431 N. Delaware St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

September

9/11/2021
3:00pm – 8:00pm

Recovery Rocks Fort Wayne 2021

The Mom of an Addict, Inc. is excited to invite you to join us at our 2nd annual Recovery Rocks event! Recovery Rocks brings together speakers and resources to increase awareness and to end the stigma surrounding mental health and substance use disorders. More info: Event info

 Sweetwater Performance Pavilion
Fort Wayne, IN 46304

9/18/2021
8:00am – 3:00pm

Hooked on Art Festival

The Artistic Recovery, Inc. presents a family-friendly festival that fuses visual and performing arts within the community! The Festival will be held rain or shine.

 Thomas Centennial Park
109 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304

9/18/2021
10:00am – 2:00pm

Recovery Month Celebration & 5K Walk

An outdoor event with social distancing. Shackleford Steps with Recovery 5K Walk co-hosted with State Representative Robin C. Shackleford. Recovery Celebration free and open to the public. More info: Register

 PACE's Front Lawn
2855 Keystone Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46218

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

9/21/2021
4:00pm - 8:00pm 

Voices of Recovery

Voices of Recovery is an annual event to increase awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate people who recover. Visit exhibitor booths to learn about resources available in our area and listen to the success stories of three people who have overcome addiction. Special recognition of those in attendance who are in recovery will end the evening.

 Orange County Community Center
Paoli, IN

9/24/2021
 7:30am - 9:30am

Fueling the Love, Recovery Café Indy's Annual Fundraising Breakfast

We Bloom and Recovery Café Indy are still seeking sponsorships to help cover the costs of Fueling the Love to ensure that 100% of the funds raised at the event go to support Recovery Café Indy and our members. While there is no admission fee to the event, we greatly appreciate your donations and furthered support. Our goal is to raise at least $10,000 on the day of the event to receive the $10,000 matching gift from the Recovery Café Network.

 Tinker House Events

9/24/2021
 

Blackout Addiction 5K: Glow Run

Come help the Wabash Valley Recovery Alliance blackout addiction at their 2nd annual glow run 5k and concert! More info: Register

 Wabash Valley Recovery Center
812-917-0068
christy@wabashvalleyrecovery.org


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

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

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

Every Wednesday 6:00pm

Non-Pathway specific recovery support group. Open to LGBTQIA+ and allies.

Join:

    Via Zoom: https://mhai-net.zoom.us/j/91367917557, or

    In person: Indy REC Center, 1431 N. Delaware Indianapolis, In 46202

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)

Fridays at 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Every Friday families are welcome at the Recovery Café Indy. Childcare will be provided FREE while parent participate in recovery support services offered at the Café. There are 10 spots available per week. You MUST register in advance.

Recovery Café Indy
907 N. Delaware St.,
Indianapolis, IN

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


TRAINING

Click on a meeting below for details.

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

This TIC training, available through Public Health and YOU, is self-paced and available free of charge. Additionally, while the training provides a foundational curriculum to help the learner understand the basic components of TIC, it also gives access to three specialized modules to explore and apply TIC to youth, Veterans, and people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. All learners seeking CEUs are required to complete the Foundations of TIC module (4 hours) and your choice of one of the population specific applications (2 hours) in youth, veterans, or IDD to receive a certificate of completion for credit. More info: 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