EVENTS

Date/Time

Event Name

Details

Location

September

9/1 - 2/2021

8th Annual Indiana Suicide Prevention Conference - Back to the Future: Finding Hope & Resilience Amidst the Pandemic

During these two half-day virtual sessions featuring an exciting and diverse group of presenters, we will focus on current suicide research; prevention, intervention, and postvention topics; advocacy, and the impact of lived experience. Join us and attendees from across Indiana and the Midwest as we collectively work to increase awareness about suicide and suicide prevention efforts, and ultimately, save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. More info: Register

 Virtual

9/1/2021
8:30pm

IAIC is Lighting Up the Circle

Join IAIC in person September 1st at 8:30pm as we kick off Recovery Month by lighting up Monument Circle PURPLE! More info: Flyer

 Monument Circle

9/7 - 30/2021
Tue. & Thu.
11:00am - 12:30pm
1:00pm - 2:30pm

WRAP: Wellness Recovery Action Plan Course

Learn tools and skills to improve and maintain your emotional well being. More info: Flyer

 Virtual

9/8/2021

How To Help When Your Loved One Isn't Ready for Recovery

The IU Health Ball Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center (ATRC) is hosting a FREE 6-hour workshop focused on families who are struggling with addiction. ATRC clinicians will provide skills training in methods proven to help families of people in active addiction. More info: Please call the Ball Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center at 765-254-4025 to register.

 

9/8 - 29/2021
Mon. & Wed.
1:00pm - 2:30pm
3:00pm - 4:30pm

WRAP: Wellness Recovery Action Plan Course

Learn tools and skills to improve and maintain your emotional well being. More info: Flyer

 Virtual

9/10/2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm

Recovery is for everyone: Every person. Every family. Every community.

Join IAIC Friday, September 10th 2021, from 2pm-4pm as we color the canal purple in honor of National Recovery Month. Speakers will start at 2:30pm, with the coloring to begin at 3:00pm. More info: Flyer

 Canal Walk

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

9/12/2021
10:00am – 4:00pm

Indiana Recovery Ride

Join IAIC and Renegade Recovery for a Recovery Month motorcycle ride! More info: Flyer

 South Sidea Harley-Davidson
4930 Southport Crossing Pl.
Indianapolis, 46237

9/13/2021
10:30am

Recovery Housing Program Webinar

The Recovery Housing Program provides funding for communities to provide stable, transitional housing for individuals in recovery from a substance use disorder. The funding covers a period of no more than two years or until the individual secures permanent housing, whichever is earlier. The Indiana Office of Rural and Community Affairs is administering this pilot program in partnership with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration to build or rehabilitate facilities to provide temporary, supportive housing. More info: Join the webinar

 Virtual

9/14 - 17/2021
9:00am - 4:00pm EST

Medicine Wheel & 12 Steps for Men & Women

Train facilitators to implement this video based curriculum in their communities. More info: Flyer   Register

 American Indian Center of Indiana, Inc.
3737 North Meridian Street, Suite 201
Indianapolis, IN 46208

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

9/18/2021
11:00am – 2:00pm

5th Annual Connecting the Links

Featuring Naloxone training and distribution. Special Speakers: ones that have been there, done that, with the scars to prove it. More info: Flyer

 West Jay Community Center
125 Hoover Street
Dunkirk, IN 47336

9/18/2021
11:00am – 4:00pm

Tippecanoe Celebration of Recovery Rally

Join The Voices Of Recovery - Strengthen Families And Communities. We will comply with all health department rules and regulations. More info: Flyer

 Oakland Academy & L.A.R.A. Parking Lot
1100 E Elizabeth St., Lafayette

9/18/2021
12:00pm

Recovery is for Everyone

Community Event. More info: Flyer

 Memorial Park
Lebanon, IN

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

9/21/2021
2:00pm EST

National Recovery Month Congressional Briefing: Turning Policy Into Action - How Recovery Supports Save Lives

Co-hosted by The United States House Addiction, Treatment, and Recovery Caucus; Senator Chris Murphy (CT); and Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK). The event will feature a robust discussion about the value of recovery support services in communities and opportunities to expand and scale these promising practices that can help save lives. More info: Register

 Virtual

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

9/24 - 26/2021
 

MRCI Summit Up

Bridging the gaps between interventione, prevention, recovery, treatment, and wellness for and in the black community. More info: Flyer

 Martin University

9/25/2021
 

HopeFest 2021

HopeFest 2021 is a celebration os Recovery that include fun and meaningful events that feature positive progress in overcoming addiction. More info: Flyer

 Eagle Park
1600 Magnolia Lane
Nashville, IN 47448

9/25/2021
12:00pm 

InWell Walk for Recovery

A Community Walk to Support Recovery from Addiction. More info: Flyer

 Milligan Park
Crawfordsville, IN

9/25/2021
1:00pm - 5:00pm 

Rockin 4 Recovery

This event will be held in support for the 1Voice Community Recovery Center More info: Flyer

 Agner Hall
Lawrenceburg, IN

9/29/2021

How To Help When Your Loved One Isn't Ready for Recovery

The IU Health Ball Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center (ATRC) is hosting a FREE 6-hour workshop focused on families who are struggling with addiction. ATRC clinicians will provide skills training in methods proven to help families of people in active addiction. More info: Please call the Ball Addiction Treatment and Recovery Center at 765-254-4025 to register.

 

October

10/4 - 10/27/2021
Mon. & Wed. 11:00am - 12:30pm

WRAP: Wellness Recovery Action Plan Course

Learn tools and skills to improve and maintain your emotional well being. More info: Flyer

 Virtual

10/4 - 11/15/2021
5:00pm - 8:00pm

Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14

A program to build stronger family relationships and better communication. Free dinner. Free childcare. Free education. More info: Flyer

 The Rock Church
1605 N. Meridian St.
Portland, IN 47371

10/5 - 10/28/2021
Tue. & Thu. 1:00pm - 2:30pm
3:00pm - 4:30pm

WRAP: Wellness Recovery Action Plan Course

Learn tools and skills to improve and maintain your emotional well being. More info: Flyer

 Virtual


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