When

Friday August 19, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM EDT
Add to Calendar 

Where

Melville Marriott Long Island 
1350 Walt Whitman Rd
Melville, NY 11747
 

 
Driving Directions 

Contact

Denise McEvoy
The Mental Health Association of Nassau County, Inc. 
516-489-0100 ext 8 

Danielle LoBue
Hands Across Long Island
631-234-1925  ext 346

Please note: At this time registration is closed. To be placed on the waiting list and for any further questions, please contact mwettengel@mhanc.org

The 23rd Bi-County Empowerment Conference 

OUR TIME IS NOW:

My Recovery, My Rights, My Responsibility

Friday, August 19, 2016

Melville Marriott

8:30AM Registration

9:00AM CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST & COMMUNITY TABLES

10:00AM WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS/ RAFFLES

10:30AM WORKSHOPS (choose one of the six listed below)

My Recovery:

1. Spoken Word Poetry & the Deconstruction of Self with Steven Licardi

2. Building a Healthy Recovery: A View from Both Sides of the Couch with Terri Muuss

My Rights:

3. Transitions to Freedom with Lonnie Mathis

4. Is Recovery Possible? Possitively, Yes! with Dave Hinchliffe

My Responsibility:

5. Self-Advocacy: I'm Driving This Bus! with Dwayne Mayes

6. Using Crisis as an Opportunity mini-panel with Melissa Wettengel

11:45AM  LUNCH/ RAFFLES

12:30PM  PANEL- Overcoming Trauma: From Hope to Vitality with Holly Beck

 1:30PM PERFORMANCE-Harnessing Hip-Hop with Alexa Frisna

2:30PM  CLOSING/RAFFLES- thank you and have a safe trip home!

The Bi-County Empowerment Conference is an inspirational one-day event produced by- and for- Long Islanders living with mental health challenges.

For more questions, please contact

In Nassau: 516.489.1011 ext. 2005

In Suffolk: 631.234.1925 ext.346

If you aren't able to make our event, you can still donate to our great cause now.