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Call for Proposals: Recovery Into Practice Institute
by LIZ WU

Calling all recovery practictioners and researchers: The Addictions and Mental Heath Division of the Oregon Health Authority and Regional Research Institute at Portland State University are accepting proposals for workshops or presentations for the Oregon Recovery Into Practice/ Recovery Into the Community Statewide Institute. The Institute will take place in Portland, Oregon, from April 23-April 25, 2013.

The Institute is focused on bolstering and increasing the availability and utilization of recovery-focused practices in all aspects of mental health services delivery, and to positively impact the achievement of better community inclusion and community integration outcomes in direct consequence of their utilization.

Attendees will include:

  • System Administrators
  • Health Policy Professionals
  • CCO Executives
  • CMHP Directors
  • Facility Administrators
  • Medical Directors
  • Prescribers
  • Primary Care Providers
  • Peers
  • Clinical Directors
  • Nursing Directors
  • Family
  • Advocates

Presentation proposals must be received by February 23 at 5 pm. Learn more.


Liz Wu is a Digital Accounts Manager at Prichard Communications, where she oversees digital outreach for Reclaiming Futures and edits Reclaiming Futures Every Day. Before joining the Prichard team, Liz established the West Coast communications presence for the New America Foundation, where she managed all media relations, event planning and social media outreach for their 6 domestic policy programs. Liz received a B.A. in both Peace and Conflict Studies and German from the University of California at Berkeley. She tweets from @LizSF.