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Recovery Conference 2017

Mainstreaming recovery in Irish drug policy and practice: The challenge of change

This landmark conference took place in Trinity College Dublin on 8 September 2017 during International Recovery Month. It is one of a number of events that took place to highlight and celebrate recovery in September. The conference was attended by approx. 160 people. Please see below for the line-up of speakers, report on the conference and the slides from the presentation on the day.

Conference speakers

  • Roisin Shortall TD – Introduction and welcome
  • Claire-personal recovery journey
  • Prof. David Best-international expert on recovery movements
  • Prof. Agnes Higgins-recovery lessons from the mental health movement
  • Brian Galvin – HRB Recovery Outcome Framework
  • Pearse-personal recovery journey
  • Fergus Mc Cabe, Chair of Citywide – interview with Prof. Joe Barry – from harm reduction to recovery
  • Kuladharini, CEO Scottish Recovery Consortium – Scottish experience of recovery

Download conference report

Conference presentation slides
Slides from Prof. David Best
Slides from Prof. Agnes Higgins
Slides from Brian Galvin