september 1, 2021


now available on-demand!

Please join us on September 1, 2021, for the 5th Annual Peer Recovery Support Summit, Celebrating Resiliency: The Vital Role of Peer Workers. This will be an exciting 1-day virtual event including keynote speakers, interactive workshops, and recovery-oriented activity events brought together exclusively for everyone working in the peer recovery support services field.

Gain insights, inspiration, connections, and strategies for recovery with topics focusing on diversity and equity to the latest in best practices. This event also kicks off NJPN’s 2nd Annual Virtual Recovery Walk, hosted throughout the entire month of September; where we hope to conclude the Peer Summit by celebrating all the resilient peer workforce who are vital to the recovery process. 

1-Day Live Stream
From your desk or sofa, experience the conference wherever you are.

On-Demand Replay
All live events and sessions are open to all and can be watched and replayed anytime thru 12/31/21.

Earn Renewal Credits
Earn 20+ CEUs by attending live and recorded workshop sessions.

Expert Insight From
Our Speakers

See the national and local experts who will be presenting at Celebrating Resiliency.

Virtual Experience
With networking and learning opportunities, prizes, and a variety of events, the day is sure to excite! Have questions? Read our FAQs.

Virtual Walk
Hosted on the Movespring app, "travel" across the globe with us from September 1–30 during our virtual walk.

meet our speakers


Opening Keynote

John F. Kelly, PhD, ABPP

Professor of Psychiatry in Addiction Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Closing Keynote

Dr. Sherra' Watkins, LCMHC-S, LCAS, CCS, CRC

Director of Wellness Counseling and Assistant Professor, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine



Workshop Session 2

Arielle Ashford, MSW, RYT-500

Founder, Unity Yoga

Workshop Session 4

Chanel Dupree

Director of Recovery Support Services, Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources

Workshop Session 1

Ben Westhoff

Investigative Journalist

Workshop Session 1

Chris Golding, CRS, CFRS, NCPRSS

Project Director, Unity Recovery