In addition to our Recovery Advocacy Day, Recovery Talks, training sessions, and various forums, FOR-NY works to promote the power and promise of recovery through several special events held during the year.

2016 Art Festival Winners
Winners of the 13th Annual FOR-NY Recovery Fine Arts Festival

Friends of Recovery – New York Annual Recovery Fine Arts Festival

Started in 2003, the Annual Recovery Fine Arts Festival provides budding artists in all stages of Recovery to express themselves through a variety of media. Roughly 100 works are submitted each year and put on display at the Empire State Plaza each September, National Recovery Month.

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New York State Recovery Conference & Celebration

Hosted in partnership with the New York State Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Providers (ASAP) and the New York Certification Board (NYCB) the NYS Recovery Conference & Celebration brings individuals and family members in recovery, clinicians, non-profit organization and government agency leaders, wellness experts and other recovery allies to network and learn about recovery-related programs and topics. You can find additional information about the 2016 Conference & Celebration, including the conference program and photos.

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