4th Annual Recovery from Addiction Conference – 2015

DAY ONE – ‘Religion, Addiction and Recovery’ Launch of Special Edition of Religions

Speakers include:

  • Professor Chris Cook
  • Dr Wendy Dossett
  • Dr Suzanne Owen
  • Dr James Holt
  • Dr Kate Loewenthal
  • Dr Harshad Keval
  • Dr Mansur Ali
  • Dr Helena Chambers
  • Dr Paramabandhu Groves

Evening Public Lecture: Nov 2nd 19.00 – 21.00

Scientific & Social Aspects of Recovery – the role of Mutual Aid and Community Initiatives:

Prof John F. Kelly, Harvard Medical School & President of the Society of Addiction Psychology of the American Psychological Association.

Followed by goodnight from Fallen Angels Dance Theatre

DAY TWO – Understanding and Responding to the Characteristics and Challenges of Recovery

Speakers include:

  • Prof John Kelly
  • Prof Gabriel Segal
  • Alistair Sinclair
  • Vicky Jones
  • Mark Gilman
  • Tony Mercer
  • Megan Jones
  • Leigh Proctor
  • Annemarie Ward
  • Michaela Jones
  • Deb Drinkwater
  • Julia Mills
  • Ricky Bhandal



Dr Wayne Morris – Welcome


Prof Chris Cook & Dr Wendy Dossett

Dr Sufyan Abid (for Dr Mansur Ali)

Dr Harshad Keval

Professor Kate Loewenthal


Dr Suzanne Owen

Dr Paramabandhu Groves

Dr James Holt

Dr Helena Chambers

Professor Linda Mercadante



Day 1 Powerpoint Presentations

Walking in Balance: Native American Recovery Programmes – Dr Suzanne Owen


Buddhist Approaches to Addiction Recovery – Dr Paramabandhu Groves


Reconstructing Sikh Spirituality in Recovery – Dr Harshad Keval and Dr Asesha Morjaria-Keval


Quaker Approaches –  Dr Helena Chambers


Alcohol and Substance Abuse in Judaism – Prof Kate Miriam Loewenthal (Open Office Impress Document)


A Latter-day Saint Approach to Addiction: Aetiology, Consequences and Treatment in a Theological Context – Dr  James Holt




Scientific and Social Aspects of Recovery: The Roles of Mutual Aid and Community Initiatives –  Professor John F. Kelly, Ph.D.

Day 1 Public Lecture


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