Join us to hear three people with outstanding back- grounds in work with both serious mental illness and substance abuse disorder. They will describe the ap- proaches used by their various agencies to support people in recovery from co-occurring disorders.

Bonita House: Ryan Gardner holds an MBA and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). He is Chief Clinical and Administrative Officer at Bonita House. He previously worked in government settings including the Veterans Administration.

New Bridge: Brian Campany is a Licensed Mar- riage & Family Therapist (LMFT). He is currently the Assistant Program Director for the Helios program at the New Bridge Foundation.

East Bay Community Recovery Project (EBCRP): Genica Robbins received her degree from Alliant International University in 2009. She has worked with moderate-to-severe mental illness for 16 years and with co-occurring disorders for six years.

Join us at Albany United Methodist Church, 980 Stannage Ave (corner at Marin), Albany.  Meeting, which is free and open to the public,  starts at 7:30 pm

GENERAL MEETINGS are held on the 4th Wednesdays in January, March, May, July, September, November (sometimes changed in November so as not to conflict with Thanksgiving). Everyone is welcome to come by and hear a presentation from an expert in the field, a panel, or a video.