Speakers

Sams, Patricia, CCJP, MARS, MRSS-P, CRPS

Patricia Sams – CCJP,MARS, MRSS-P,CRPS, MHFA is a Stone County, Mo DWI Court Graduate who has celebrated her sobriety date daily since April 2, 2010, who has dedicated her passion and commitment to helping those in search of their own path of recovery.  A national speaker for non-addictive medication treatment and recovery, presenting at multiple… Continue reading Sams, Patricia, CCJP, MARS, MRSS-P, CRPS

Speakers

Larkin, Adam, CRPR

Adam Larkin is an individual with shared experience of recovery from co-occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders. Working inside the Missouri Department of Corrections for three years, Adam served as an Inmate Reentry coordinator, facilitator and Inner Change Freedom Initiative program member. In 2012, Adam founded Out of Egypt life Recovery in St. Joseph, Missouri, facilitating… Continue reading Larkin, Adam, CRPR

Speakers

Winograd, Rachel, PhD

Dr. Rachel Winograd received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Missouri and is an Assistant Research Professor with the Missouri Institute of Mental Health – University of Missouri-St. Louis. Her interests focus on opioid use, treatment, and overdose prevention. She hopes to expand harm reduction and public health strategies. Presentation: Overdose Education… Continue reading Winograd, Rachel, PhD

Speakers

Browning, Nicole, MA, LPC

Nicole Browning, MA LPC received her MA in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University in 2006.  She has worked in the treatment field for 11 years. She recently became part of the MO-HOPE Project, providing overdose education and naloxone distribution training, and providing assessments and referrals for clients at NCADA. Presentation: Overdose Education and Naloxone Distribution… Continue reading Browning, Nicole, MA, LPC

Speakers

McDonald, Christine

Christine McDonald is the founder of Christine’s Vision (www.christinesvision.org) and the Program Director of Restoration House of Greater Kansas City (www.restorationhousekc.com). She is the author of “Cry Purple” where she gives a glimpse of life on the streets, the violence she experienced, the role addiction played in her journey, and the challenges and barriers she… Continue reading McDonald, Christine