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By |2019-07-02T10:52:37-04:00April 4th, 2019|Events, Our Events|


October 20-22, 2019
Albany Marriott

Our annual Recovery Conference brings together the best of the best, providing unique educational and networking opportunities for the Recovery Community.  Come celebrate Recovery with people in recovery, friends and family members and our allies in addiction prevention, treatment and recovery support services!


Please note that the Pre-Recovery Conference, co-sponsored by OASAS, FOR-NY and YVM-NY, takes place from 12-5 p.m. on Sunday.  Participation is FREE but registration is REQUIRED.  You must register separately for the Pre-Conference through THIS LINK.



Need financial assistance to attend the 2019 NYS Recovery Conference?

Friends of Recovery-New York (FOR-NY) is excited to announce that OASAS Commissioner, Arlene González-Sánchez, has once again approved funding to provide scholarships for peers statewide to attend the New York Recovery Conference October 20-22, 2019
at the Albany Marriott, Albany, NY.

Friends of Recovery-NY (FOR-NY) will coordinate the application/approval process and payment of 40 peer scholarships across the state
(30 statewide and 10 in the Albany-area).

Selection Criteria for Scholarship Awardees:

Any one or combination of the following:

  • Peers that have completed recovery coach training
  • Peers that are CRPAs, provisional CRPAs or CARCs
  • Peers that are currently volunteering at a Recovery Community Organization (RCO), Recovery Community and Outreach Center (RCOC), Youth Clubhouse (YCH)
  • Peers that are currently employed within the SUD system and/or RCOC/RCOs

Scholarships Include:

  • Conference Registration for 2 ½ days (includes pre-conference, evening dance, two lunches, one dinner, and concert)
  • Two nights hotel lodging (must live more than 35 miles from Albany)
  • Two breakfasts and one dinner provided at the hotel
  • Note: this scholarship does not include transportation to and from the Albany Marriott. Additionally, the 10 local scholarships are for full conference registration only. Local scholarships do not include lodging or additional meals.

Scholarships Do Not Include:

  • Transportation Costs

Application Deadline:                               Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Notifications to All Applicants:               Friday, August 16, 2019

Please complete the following questionnaire about your experience as a peer and submit by July 30th.

All applicants will be notified via email.



Hotel Registration Here!
Marriott Albany
189 Wolf Road
Albany, NY

$139 per night for October 20-23, 2019

Call: 800-443-8952
Indicate the three letter code:  ASB


Are you a business or individual interested in exhibiting at and/or sponsoring this Recovery Conference?  Please review all Sponsorship Opportunities