Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 12:00 PM EDT
Monday, October 2, 2017 at 5:00 PM EDT

Add to Calendar

Sunday, October 1, 2017 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday, October 2, 2017 7:30 am - 5:00 pm


Albany Capital Center
55 Eagle Street
Albany, New York 12207  
Click here to view a video of the Albany Capital Center

Driving Directions

A block of overnight rooms has been reserved at the Renaissance Hotel, 144 State Street, Albany, New York at the rate of $159 per night. To make a reservation at the Renaissance, please click here

Parking is $8 in the garage at the ACC (Albany Capital Center) and overflow at the Times Union Center (once the ACC is full).  There is free parking on the streets on Sunday and metered parking on the street on Monday.


Click here to see what Albany has to offer our Conference Attendees!


Sherry LaFountain
Director of Events Management, Marketing
 & Development
(518) 426-3122 x103 


2017 New York State Recovery Conference 


2017 New York State Recovery Conference 

Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State, Inc. (ASAP) and Friends of Recovery – New York (FOR-NY), are delighted to announce that online registration for the 2017 New York State Recovery Conference is now open.

We’ve assembled a robust program including a variety of keynotes and presentations designed to educate anyone interested in advancing recovery efforts in New York. Attendees will include a mix of individuals in recovery from addiction to alcohol or other drugs, family members, program administrators and directors, clinical staff, and other addiction recovery professionals from local, state and federal organizations. Don’t miss out! Register Today!!

This day and a half event will include inspiring speakers, twenty five professional workshops across five time slots, live music, performance art, screening of the documentary "Reversing the Stigma", networking events, exhibits and more.

Key Note Speakers:

The NYS Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, OASAS Commissioner Arlene Gonzalez-Sanchez, former Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Tom Coderre and pioneer Recovery Advocate, Stacia Murphy.

Workshop Topics Include:

Pathways of Recovery: Faith-Based Recovery, Harm Reduction, Integral Recovery, Refuge Recovery (The Buddhist Approach), ROCovery Fitness, Y12SR (Yoga for 12-Step Recovery).

The Recovery Peer Workforce: Certification, Integrating Peer Services into the Continuum of Care, The Peer Career Path, Peer Engagement Specialists, Recovery Coaching, Self-Care for Peer Professionals/Recovery Coahes

Recovery in our Communities: Recovery Community Organizations, Recovery Community and Outreach Centers

Families in Recovey: Self-Care for Family Members, Coping with the Loss of a Loved One, Family Support Navigators


Recovery Advocacy, The Criminal Justice Approach to Recovery, Engagin Youth in Recovery Intergenerational Recovery, Working with Traditional & New Media to Communicate Messages & Engage Support, Narcan and Peer Support, Playback Theater: The Power of Sharing Your Story and Recovery Services for Seniors

And more!

Continuing Education Credits Available: Certified Addiction Recovery Coach (CARC), Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA), Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC), Credentialed Prevention Specialist (CPS), and Credentialed Prevention Professional (CPP).

  • NYCB Continuing Education Credits: The New York Certification Board (NYCB), a project of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers of New York State (ASAP), as an approved provider of continuing education credits is offering credit Final notification of which sessions are approved will be available at the conference.

For questions about registration, exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities, please contact: Cortney Lovell, Conference Co-Chair, WRise Consulting, (518) 766-0278, WRISE.Cortney@gmail.com and Theresa Knorr, Conference Co-Chair, Friends of Recovery – New York, (518) 487-4395 ext. 14, Tknorr@FOR-NY.org.