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Buddhist Recovery Network Conference

September 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - September 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

Recovery: What’s Buddhism Got to Do With It?
A conference for people interested in using Buddhist teachings and practices in their recovery.

The International Buddhist Recovery Summit, September 5-8 in Lacey Washington, is open to everyone: All recovery paths and Buddhist lineages are welcome.
Here are some highlights scheduled for this year’s Summit:
Panel – Creating Safer Spaces in our communities and what we can learn from the Christian and Catholic Communities – Speakers Sue Neufeld- Ellis co-author of ‘Clergy Sexual Misconduct’, and a Chemical Dependency Counsellor and Buddhist Practitioner, and Brian Dean-Williams Buddhist Teacher, Workshop Leader and Therapist specializing in Trauma and Addictions
Panel – Taboo Addictions – Speaker Deborah Grace who is a Buddhist Therapist and specializes in sex and love addiction. And the President Dr V Mason-John- specializing in Eating Disorders, Anorexia, Bulimia Nervosa and Compulsive Over Eating.
Back By Popular demand – Kevin Griffin and Vince Cullen – on What the Buddhist Sutta’s have to teach us about addiction and recovery.
Experience a host of Buddhist Recovery meeting formats offered during the retreat: Refuge Recovery, Eight-Step Recovery, Heart of Recovery and more.
Plus: BRN Open Mike Night, outdoor activities, group practice, fun!
The Summit will be held at the Gwinwood Retreat Center in Lacey Washington (site of the 2017 summit). Sitting on 29-acres, Gwinwood features 18 acres of forested land, 4 acres of open meadows and 7 acres of undisturbed wetlands, all fronting beautiful Hicks Lake. 

Summit Pricing:

Full Conference including Meals and Dorm-Style Accommodations: $290 per person

Full Conference Including Meals -Accommodations off property: $180 per person

One Day Conference with Meals – Friday OR Saturday Or Sunday: $100 per person (per day)

Limited Scholarships Available on Request
Register at: https://buddhistrecoverysummit.org/

BRN 2019 Summit Flier
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September 5, 2019 @ 3:00 pm
September 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm


Buddhist Recovery Network


Gwinwood Retreat Center
6015 30th Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503 United States
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