Spirituality in Recovery: Insights from Non- Christian Perspectives

What is spirituality? What is the role of spirituality when treating substance use disorders? Can 12-Step programs, which are rooted in Christian beliefs, be relevant to other cultural and religious traditions? This interactive workshop features discussion of three of the many spiritual approaches to recovery: Judaic, Buddhist and Native American.

Workshop planners: Chwen-Yuen Angie Chen, MD; Helen Py Driscoll, MD
Faculty:Noah Levine, Buddhist teacher, author and counselor; author of Dharma Punx and Against The Stream; Richard Movescamp, Lakota spiritual leader; Garrett O’Connor, MD, Medical Director, Beit T’Shuvah, Los Angeles