Lake Orion, MI – March 2017 – Addiction impacts clergy and religious regardless of age. Join diocesan leaders and leaders in men’s religious communities, along with others who advocate for the well-being of clergy and men religious, at the Guest House 16th Annual Summer Leadership Conference, July 10-12, 2017, at the Providence Biltmore Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island. Explore ways in which addiction manifests itself among younger, middle-aged and older clergy and men religious. Learn more about leadership’s role in the intervention, treatment and ongoing-care process. Celebrate the many gifts recovering clergy and religious of all age groups offer our Church.

“This year’s theme is ‘Addiction and Recovery Across the Life Cycle: Indicators for Intervention and Guideposts for Compassionate Care,’” said Outreach Director Terrence Sullivan. “We have a great group of speakers lined up who will offer meaningful presentations and engaging discussions. We pride ourselves in offering this conference each year as a means to continue sharing the opportunity for Church leadership to receive education in addiction and recovery.”

Conference details and registration information can be found at GuestHouse.org – click on the green Summer Leadership Conference box (below the Upcoming Events area) — register now. Contact Colleen Richards with questions at 800-626-6910, ext.  1207, or CRichards@guesthouse.org. Guest House is a NAADAC approved education provider. Conference attendees are eligible to earn up to nine Continuing Education Hours (CEHs).

Guest House, Inc., included in the Official Catholic Directory, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, licensed and CARF accredited health care provider and specializes in addiction treatment for Catholic clergy and religious, since 1956. It is governed by a Board of Trustees, comprised of 17 individuals including lay people and religious from throughout the United States.