Special Opportunities

Pre-conference Arts Event:

Creative Dialogue: Creating, Teaching and Celebrating
Wednesday, Oct. 22, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Caribbean III

This special event is planned for all early bird attendees who are artistically inclined!
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.: There will be a variety of recovery-oriented creative expression activities, including painting, collaging, making music, and writing poetry.
3 p.m. to 4 p.m.: We will gather together in a circle to share our creative endeavors and talk about the importance of art as part of wellness, recovery and healing.
Coordinated by Bluebird, Sharon Wise, and Franzswa Watson

Using Twitter to Learn, Share and Connect:
Introductory Hands-On Orientation, Grand Sierra C
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Share your Alternatives 2014 conference experience on Twitter and Facebook! You can Tweet quotes and highlights during sessions, and post photos and short videos! Post to Twitter with our hashtag #AltCon14. 

(The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Center for Mental Health Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.) 

New to social media? Attend a pre-conference workshop taught by Leah Harris and Tanya Naranjo. Please bring your smartphone, tablet, or laptop with the Twitter application downloaded and an account created. Sign up for Twitter at this URL: https://twitter.com/signup.