You’re invited to come. And please pass this on to people you know who might like to learn more about recovery and and peer-led crisis respite programs. We are working to try to get a program started in Massachusetts.
Daniel Fisher will speak at the Boston Public Library –Free and open to the public
Daniel Fisher will speak on Hope for Recovery Through Alternatives to Hospitalization on Monday, May 18, at 6 p.m. at the Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston Street, Mezzanine Conference Room. Dr. Fisher will speak about how to support people in their recovery by using innovative, community-based programs that use the Mental Health Peer Support Model including peer-run respites, warm lines, and self-help groups to reduce hospitalizations. Daniel Fisher, MD PhD, executive director of the National Empowerment Center and a practicing psychiatrist at Riverside Outpatient Clinic in Wakefield, MA, speaks nationally and internationally on recovery from his own experience as both a client and a clinician.
For more information: see here or contact Cathy Levin at 800-769-3728.
Dan Fisher is the founder of the National Empowerment Center and his bio can be read here.