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This year’s Peer Recovery and Wellness Conference will bring together local experts to discuss some of newest trends in mental health services.
Staci Willis, one of the conference organizers and a recovery support specialist team leader for the Lottie House Drop-In Center, said the event is a way to connect with and support people in recovery from mental illness or addiction. She said being among peers is important because they are someone you can relate to.
“They are someone who may have had some of the same experiences you have had. Here at Lottie House a peer can be someone who has dealt with a mental illness, or trauma or addiction,” Willis said.
Crisis services, medications, wellness and recovery action plans and health homes will be some of the main topics discussed at the conference on Sept. 9 at the Crossings Community Center, 2208 W. Hefner Road, in Oklahoma City.
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