Conference programme

Towards Recovery Conference: “Helping to build a recovery community
The aim of the conference is to:

  • continue the development of a Recovery community for Henley and the surrounding areas
  • highlight the need for more funded residential rehab places for those dependent on drugs and alcohol
  • raise money for 2 local charities that have been providing treatment that leads to long term recovery for decades – Yeldall Manor & The Ley Community

Conference programme: 9.30am – 4pm
Full speaker bios here.

9.30    Registration & coffee

10.00  Silent recovery messages boards

10.15  Introduction, welcome & musings – Huseyin Djemil, Founder, Towards Recovery

10.30  The TLC experience & real life recovery stories – Wendy Dawson, CEO, The Ley
Community (TLC)

11.15  Coffee break & Access to “Living recovery diary booth”

11.45  Working together in recovery
Colin Powell, Smart Recovery
Mark Gilman, Public Health England, Strategic Recovery Lead Substance Misuse
Treflyn Lloyd-Roberts, General Secretary, International Substance Abuse & Addictions Coalition (ISAAC)

12.45  Lunch – accompanied by a musical interlude!
Access to “Living recovery diary booth”

1.45    Huseyin Djemil, Founder, Towards Recovery
Trailer – The Anonymous People
Andy Partington, CEO, Yeldall Manor (YM) – YM real life recovery stories
Kathy Gyngell, Centre for Policy Studies (CPS)

2.45    Coffee break

3.15    Concluding remarks & “open mic”

3.45    Goodie bags

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