Susan Li Conference

Cultivating a Community of Recovery

Recovery from addiction continues beyond treatment. Learn best practices from medical professionals, researchers and policy advocates that support a culture of recovery in our communities.

Thank you to everyone who attended and presented at Fairbanks’ 2017 Susan Li Conference! This year’s keynote speakers were Jim McClelland, executive director for drug prevention, treatment and enforcement for the State of Indiana; and Dr. Tim Kelly of the Integrated Care inpatient detoxification program at Community Health Network
and principal partner at Clearvista Recovery Associates.

Additional topics included neonatal abstinence, intervention, prevention, medication-assisted treatment, family therapy, ethics in the digital age, trauma and how to help difficult-to-reach adolescents.

Thank you to the following organizations who had booths at the 2017 Susan Li Conference:

  • Alkermes
  • American Addiction Centers
  • Dominion Diagnostics
  • Gateway Foundation
  • Hickory House Recovery Center
  • Home with Hope
  • IAAP
  • Indiana Affiliation of Recovery Residences
  • Indiana State Department of Health
  • Options Behavioral Health
  • Progress House
  • Recovery Works
  • Rosecrance
  • SASSI Institute
  • Sovereign Health Group
  • Tara Treatment Center
  • Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center

This conference honors Susan N. Li, a licensed clinical social worker and mental health therapist with over 35 years of clinical and administrative experience in mental health and substance abuse disorders. Li was recognized for her many contributions to these fields at the 2008 Susan Li Conference luncheon. The Susan Li Conference is made possible by donations to Fairbanks in honor of Li’s continuing contributions to the field of addiction.

Check back here for information and registration for the 2018 Susan Li Conference. If you have questions, contact Sara Hastings at shastings@fairbankscd.org or call 317-572-9350.