Celebrating New England Drug Courts

New England Association of Drug Court Professionals
c/o Join Together
1 Appleton Street
Boston, MA 02116

The New England Association of Drug Court Professionals invites you to its fourth annual conference, Celebrating New England Drug Courts: Reclaiming Families and Restoring Communities, at the University of Massachusetts-Boston Campus Center on August 5 and 6, 2004.

State and community leaders, health care providers, and advocates are invited to join judges and drug court professionals at plenary sessions and workshops in four focus areas: unique challenges to successful drug courts; appropriate treatment and long-term recovery; cutting-edge policy and research; and special issues for juvenile and family drug courts.

William C. Moyers, vice president of Hazelden Foundation, will give the keynote address, “Unmasking the Stigma.” Other speakers include:

City of Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino
Jim Leddy, chair, senate health and welfare committee, Vermont Senate
Lou D’Allesandro, deputy minority leader, New Hampshire Senate
Scott Burns, deputy director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
Karen Freeman Wilson, CEO, National Association of Drug Court Professionals
West Huddleston, director, National Drug Court Institute
Doug Marlowe, director of law and ethics research, Treatment Research Institute
Paul Samuels, president, Legal Action Center
Michael Rempel, research director, Center for Court Innovation
Jerome Jaffe, clinical professor of psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Mark Parrino, president, American Association for the Treatment of Opiod Dependence
Dan Alford, clinical assistant professor of general internal medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
Denise Devlin, coordinator, New England Alliance for Addiction Recovery
Percy Menzies, president, Assisted Recovery Centers of America
Conference highlights include a drug court graduation ceremony, at which one graduate from each New England state will receive an award from the White House; and a live concert featuring Nashville country music artists from the award-winning SHARE — Songs of Hope, Awareness and Recovery for Everyone CD about addiction, treatment, and recovery.

To register, or become a sponsor or exhibitor, please visit: www.jointogether.org/neadcp. Registrations received after July 9 are subject to a late fee.