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Andy Bernstein, PhD, CPRP
“Sharing Hope, Recovery and Wellness with Consumers and Staff at State Psychiatric Hospitals”

Board Member, Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey
Community Psychologist
106 Valley Street
South Orange, NJ 07079
973-378-8035
adbpsy@aol.com

Alexander Bingham, PhD
“A Dream Come True: A Model for a Non-Pathological, Holistic Environment for Recovery”

Full Spectrum
100 North Point Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
415-986-4029
alexander@gsphc.net

Maxine Bender-Brey
“Gratitude: A Spiritual Path to Healing and Recovery”

43 Lake Road
Hamburg, PA 19526
610-944-0438
maxinebenderbrey@juno.com

Delphine Brody
“Stigma and Discrimination: First Hand Experiences and Perspectives”
Bay Area Regional Coordinator
California Network of Mental Health Clients
1095 Market St., Suite 202
San Francisco, CA 94103
Message: (415) 575-1400
bayregion@californiaclients.org
www.californiaclients.org

Jennifer K. Brown
Creative Recovery: Lights! Camera! Action!
On Our Own of Maryland
1521 South Edgewood Street, Suite C
Baltimore, MD 21227
410-646-0262
jenniferbrown@onourownmd.org

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Rosie Carney
A Dialogue on Recovery: What Supports Recovery?
Office of Consumer and Family Affairs
Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction
402 West Washington Street, Room W353
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739
317-232-7912
Rosemary.Carney@FSSA.IN.GOV

Beckie Child
“Building Our Own Evidence”

1218 SW Washington #319
Portland, OR 97205
503-227-8496
beckie@quik.com

Barbie Church
“How a Trauma Focus Can Make Recovery and Transformation Possible”

Greener Pasture
290 Vintage Vale Road
Aiken, SC 29805-8786
803-648-1325
barbiechurch@bellsouth.net

Curtis Cormell
“Heroes and Recovery”

1140 N. Hudson
Oklahoma City, Ok. 73103
405-272-0660 ext. 1142

Dr. Dan Dorman
“Dante's Cure: The Role of Therapy in Recovery”

450 N. Bedford Drive. #306
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
310-276-1474

Jim Gottstein
“How the Legal System Can Help Create a Recovery Culture in Mental Health Systems”

Contact information: http://psychrights.org/Contact.htm
http://psychrights.org
Link to the paper presented by Jim Gottstein at Alternatives:  http://psychrights.org/Education/Alternatives05/RoleofLitigation.pdf

Carla A. Green, Ph.D., M.P.H.
“Building Our Own Evidence”

Senior Investigator
Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest
3800 N. Interstate Avenue
Portland, OR 97227-1110
503-335-2479
carla.a.green@kpchr.org

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Michael Hlebechuk
“How to Change the Mental Health System without Really Trying”

Oregon Department of Human Services
Office of Mental Health and Addiction Services
500 Summer St. NE, E-86
Salem, OR 97301-1118
503-947-5536
michael.hlebechuk@state.or.us

Sarah Ho
“The Role of Consciousness in Self-Directed Recovery”

75-5529 Hahai Street
Holualoa, HI 96725
860-435-2375
athfarms@earthlink.net

Daniel M. Huff
“Peer Services: Vocational, Volunteer, Treatment Bonanza”

other953@earthlink.net

Gayanne Ison
“Making Molehills Out of Mountains - Breaking Down Barriers in Rural Areas”

340 Palmer St
Delta, CO 81413
970-874-7985
Email: Gayanne Ison: gison@ccdconline.org
Kelly Parker: kparker@ccdconline.org

Tom Kelly
“Implementing a Recovery-Oriented System of Care”
“Mentoring: Partnering with Peers, Family Members, Clinical and State Mental Health Administrators”

Consumer Advisor/Technical Assistance
Cenpatico Behavioral Health of Arizona
1501 W. Fountainhead Parkway Suite 295
Tempe, AZ 85282
866-495-6738 x26120
623-229-6652
tkelly@centene.com

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Reneé Kopache
“Peer Support & Recovery: What Helps, What Hinders - When and How?”
“Beyond the Border: Using Curricula and Personal Experiences to Overcome Stigma and Recover”

Recovery Coordinator
Hamilton County Community Mental Health Board
2350 Auburn Ave.
Cincinnati, OH 45219
513-946-8632
www.mhrecovery.com
reneek@hamilton.mh.state.oh.us

Presentations available online:

Matthew G. Mattson
“Communication Skills for Providing Sensitive, Recovery-Oriented Support to Peers”

Chapter Relations Manager
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA)
730 N. Franklin St., Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60610-7224
Toll-Free: 800-826-3632
Phone: 312-642-0049 x161
www.DBSAlliance.org

Deborah Max
“Making Recovery Work at Work: Quality Assurance for Recipient-Run Organizations”

CHOICE of New Rochelle, Inc.
420 North Avenue, New Rochelle NY 10801
914-576-0173
deborahmax@optonline.net

Jean McPhaden
“Unblocking the Force that Empowers You, Your Group, and Your Cause”

403-104 Maynard Terrace
Melbourne, FL 32901
321-725-0928
mcphadenjh@yahoo.com

Jennifer Melinn
800-553-4539 x256
jmelinn@mhasp.org
1211 Chestnut St. Ste. 1207
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Ann Rider
“Developing a Consumer Network in an Urban Environment”

Recovery Empowerment Network
PO Box 7732
Phoenix, AZ 85011-7732
602-248-0368
arrenmc@yahoo.com

Melody Riefer,
“Servant Leadership: A Model for Managing New Power”

Office of Consumer Affairs
Oklahoma Dept of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
1200 NE 13th - PO Box 53277
Oklahoma City, OK 73152-3277
Office: 405-522-4148
mriefer@odmhsas.org

Pat(rick) Risser, B.A.
“Men and Trauma”
“How Consumer/Survivors Are Helping to Reduce/Eliminate the Use of Seclusion and Restraint”

154 Ronald Ave.
Ashland, OH 44805
503-655-2530
parisser@att.net
http://home.att.net/~LetFreedomRing/

Susan Rogers
“Communicating Your Message through the Media”

Director of Special Projects
Mental Health Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania
1211 Chestnut Street, 11th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-751-1800, ext. 288
800-688-4226, ext. 288
srogers@mhasp.org

Aubrey Ellen Shomo
"Righteous Anger: Young, Drugged, and Locked Up: Recovered to Tell the Story"

1550 Larimer St. Box 255
Denver, CO 80202
303-872-0465
aubrey@psychiatricharm.com

Robert Turri with Jennifer Melinn and Eduardo Vega
“Creating an Internet Peer Support Group and Using New Web Resources”

800-668-4226 x342
rturri@mhasp.org
1211 Chestnut St. Ste. 1207
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Eduardo Vega
evega@mhasp.org
The PowerPoint from this presentation is available on the Clearinghouse website http://www.mhselfhelp.org/resources.php

Adrienne Young
“Innovative Self-Directed and Peer-Provided Service Models in Oregon”

Empowerment Initiatives Inc.
Executive Director
4370 NE Halsey Suite 223
Portland, OR 97213
503-249-1413