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Collaborate & Listen: A one-day seminar on contemporary approaches to substance use including prevention, treatment and recovery coaches.

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

About the program
In the U.S., more than 130 people die from an opioid overdose every day. The crisis has been declared a Public Health Emergency, with more than 300,000 dead since 2000. In the midst of this national crisis, our community must work together to combat the problem from every angle.

Oaklawn invites you to join us for Collaborate & Listen a one-day conference held twice on May 23 & May 24 at the Kroc Center in South Bend featuring intensive training on topics from youth prevention to recovery coaching.

Featured speakers are Dr. Lipi Roy, MD, board-certified in addiction medicine, and Cortney Lovell, a leader in recovery coaching who is herself in long-term recovery. Dr. Roy will speak about prevention in youth, treating addiction in special populations such as the homeless or incarcerated, recovery and mindfulness in addiction treatment. Lovell will share her personal journey with addiction and insights to working with recovery coaches, both as an employer and in community partnerships.

Due to the widespread impact of addiction, the conference is designed for diverse professionals from the fields of mental health, medicine, justice system, corrections, homeless outreach, schools, youth organizations, churches and anyone working with people facing addiction.

About Dr. Lipi Roy
Dr. Roy is an internal medicine physician board certified in addiction medicine and clinical assistant professor at the NYU School of Medicine. She previously served as the first Chief of Addiction Medicine at NYC jails including Rikers Island where she coordinated substance use treatment and recovery efforts at the nation’s second-largest jail. Previously, she was a primary care doctor to Boston’s vulnerable homeless population in whom the leading cause of death was drug overdose. She was also an attending physician at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Roy completed her medical degree and Master’s in Public Health degree at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, followed by residency training at Duke University Medical Center.

About Cortney Lovell
Widely regarded as one of the nation’s top leaders in Recovery Coaching, Cortney Lovell is a messenger for change. Lovell was an outgoing, athletic teenager, yet silently struggled with self-image and other issues before turning to substance use, which progressed to heroin addiction and eventually incarceration. At just 19 years old she began her journey to wellness and discovered her purpose along the way. Today, Lovell promotes recovery coaching and works to expand programs nationally and abroad. She is the co-founded Our Wellness Collective and FindRecoveryCoaches.com and serves on the Health and Human Services Advisory Committee for Women’s Services and the Board of Directors for Families Together in New York State.

Schedule for May 23
8:30- 9:00 a.m.: Registration
9:00-11:00 a.m.: Courtney Lovell
11:00-11:30: Q&A
11:30-12:30: Lunch (included)
12:30-2:00: Dr. Lipi Roy
2:00-2:20: Break
2:20-3:30 Dr. Lipi Roy

Schedule for May 24
8:30-9:00 a.m.: Registration
9:00 a.m.: Dr. Lipi Roy
10:20-10:40 a.m.: Break
10:40-Noon: Dr. Lipi Roy
Noon-12:30: Q&A
12:30-1:30: Lunch (included)
1:30- 3:30: Courtney Lovell

$100 (Includes registration fee, CEUs, snacks and lunch)


To register for May 23, click here

To register for May 24, click here

Continuing Education
(Please read, due to costs we are only able to offer CMEs & Nursing credits on Friday, May 24.)

Thursday, May 23 & Friday, May 24
5.25 CEUs for psychologists, social workers and counselors.



Friday, May 24
Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Indiana University School of Medicine and Oaklawn. Indiana University School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statement
Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Indiana University School of Medicine designates this activity for a maximum of 5.10 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Kroc Center
900 W. Western Avenue, South Bend


May 23
9:00 am - 3:30 pm