2019 Addiction and Recovery Summit – Missouri State University


The Missouri State University Collegiate Recovery Program, in partnership with the Missouri Mental Health Foundation, Missouri Recovery Network and Better Life in Recovery, will be hosting an Addiction and Recovery Summit featuring a wide array of educational and impactful sessions, including clinical education sessions, as well as general topics surrounding substance use disorders.

Please join us for this event and become a partner in tackling this important issue across our communities.



Date:                     August 30, 2019

Location:             Missouri State University

                               1110 E. Madison St.

                               Plaster Student Union 

                               Springfield, MO

(Event Venue Room Locations:  3rd Floor Ballroom West  –  8:30 Keynote Speaker and Lunch; Breakout Sessions will be held in rooms 312, 314, 315 & 317)


Cost:                                             $10  (Lunch will be provided)

On-Site Registration:               8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Conference Time:                     8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

CEU Credits:                               5 CEU Credit Hours available through the Missouri Credentialing Board.  Certificates will be provided on-site after the training.

Parking:                        Parking will be free – For more information, please see the “Parking Information” tab below


NOTE:  At 5:00 p.m. there will be an  Overdose Awareness Walk from Plaster Student Union to Hammons Field  for Recovery Night – Springfield Cardinals Game)

  • Contact the Springfield Recovery Center PRIOR TO AUGUST 1st to purchase tickets for the Cardinal Game  (includes a Cardinal’s hat & event t-shirt) — Call 417-368-0852  or e-mail srccrecoverycommunitycenter@gmail.com




On-line registration is now closed.  You will be able to register on-site; however, we do have a limited capacity. 

Free Parking – CLICK HERE to print the map below



We are interested in a wide array of topics surrounding substance use disorders, behaviors, and recovery such as addiction processes, treatment modalities, harm reduction, different pathways to recovery, etc.

Event Sessions: 

  • There will be a total of 16 breakout sessions

Presentation Format: 

  • One hour presentations including time for Q&As, if applicable.  If your presentation proposal is selected, you will receive a complimentary event registration.


  • Presentation Proposals will be accepted April 1 – June 15th
  • Acceptance notifications will occur by mid July

PLEASE NOTE:  Costs associated with your presentation and travel will be your personal expense.