The Alternatives Conference is the oldest and largest conference of its kind, organized and hosted for more than three decades by peers for peers (people with lived experience of the behavioral health system, emotional distress/crisis, trauma, substance use, and/or addiction). The Alternatives conference is renowned for offering the latest and best information in the peer recovery movement, and provides an invaluable opportunity for peers to network with and learn from one another. This conference is funded entirely through registration fees and donations.
Alternatives 2019 will include a two-day pre-conference, July 8 and 9, with a Public Policy and Education Academy on Monday and a “Hill Day” on Tuesday, when peer advocates will meet, by appointment, with the staff of their U.S. senators and congressional representatives. Now more than ever, it is important for us to participate in the national debate.
The Alternatives 2019 will officially open with dinner and keynote presentations on Tuesday evening, July 9, followed by workshops and caucuses on Wednesday and Thursday. Evening events include an Open Mic on Wednesday, and a Celebration Dance on Thursday.
This conference will take place at the Catholic University of America (CUA) in Washington, DC.
Register now with the Alternatives Conference!