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Mid-Year Symposium: From Innovation to Implementation

Friday, March 8, 2024 | 9am - 5pm
Guilford Technical Community College | Donald W. Cameron Campus | Colfax NC

The Recovery Alliance Initiative Mid-Year Symposium unites recovery advocates from across the state for networking and interactive work groups. The purpose of the symposium is for leaders come, connect, and to return to their communities with real solutions to the suffering caused by the opioid epidemic.

If you’d like to register, please email and she will send you the registration information.

Hotel and Travel

All hotel reservations must be made individually by the cutoff deadline. All reservation and incidental charges, including any cancellation fees will be the responsibility of the individual. RAI has secured the following hotel blocks available for individual booking.

Please note the cut-off dates for booking. RAI and partners can not ensure availability of room blocks or rates past cut off dates.

Closest in proximity to The Conference Center at GTCC Colfax

Hilton Garden Inn Greensboro Airport: 238 NC Highway 68 South Greensboro

  • Group Name: RAI Symposium
  • Booking Link
  • Rate: $189
  • Cut Off Date: February 7, 2024

Hampton Inn Greensboro-Airport: 7803 National Service Road Greensboro

  • Group Name: Recovery Alliance Initiative Mid Year Symposium
  • Call for Reservation: 336-605-5500
  • Rate: $120
  • Cut Off Date: February 5, 2024

Four Points Sheraton Greensboro Airport: 7619 Thorndike Road Greensboro

  • Group Name: Recovery Alliance Initiative Mid Year Symposium
  • Call for Reservation: 336-882-6666
  • Rate: $79
  • Cut Off Date: February 7, 2024

Comfort Suites GSO Airport: 504 Hickory Ridge Drive Greensboro

  • Group Name: Recovery Alliance Initiative Mid Year Symposium
  • Rate: $129
  • Cut Off Date: February 1, 2024

Furthest from The Conference Center at GTCC Colfax (about 8 miles)

Hampton Inn Kernersville: 150 Clayton Forest Road Kernersville

  • Group Name: Recovery Alliance
  • Call for Reservation: 336-497-0724 Rate: $120
  • Cut Off Date: February 8, 2024
  • This hotel will accept the government rate. Please call for rate and be prepared to provide documentation.

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Schedule at a Glance

View the live schedule here

Recovery Alliance Initiative Events

Recovery Alliance Initiative (RAI) hosts events that bring together recovery professionals, law enforcement, and elected officials to tackle substance use disorders. One key event is the annual Summit, where participants share insights and discuss effective solutions through workshops and presentations. This summit aims to comprehensively foster collaboration and address the challenges posed by addiction.

Additionally, RAI organizes symposiums throughout the year, facilitating direct communication at the local level. These meetings allow stakeholders to develop and implement targeted initiatives based on real-world experiences, ensuring that solutions are both evidence-based and relevant to each community. Through these events, RAI promotes a collaborative and inclusive approach to address the complexities of substance use disorders.

Who comes to our events?

  • Prevention Specialists 
  • Education
    • Public Schools K-12
    • Private Schools K-12
    • Recovery High Schools
    • Collegiate Recovery Communities/Programs
    • University Wellness Programs
    • Graduate/Executive Training Programs
  • Providers specific to recovery process (therapist, treatment programs, sober living)
    • Interventionists
    • Detox Facilities
    • Residential Treatment
    • IOPs, PHPs, Professional Monitoring Organizations, Employee Assistance Programs
    • Therapists, Social Workers
    • Psychiatrists and Psychologists
    • Sober living
    • Peer support specialists
  • Recovery
    • Advocacy Groups
    • Leaders, people in recovery
    • Allies/Family
  • Professional Groups
    • Ie ASAM, APNC, etc.
  • Community Coalitions
  • Religious leaders 
  • First Responders?
    • EMS, 
    • ERs, 
    • Law Enforcement
    • Judicial system (including probation, recovery courts, vet courts, District Attorneys 
  • Government (all levels) Agencies and Departments
  • Researchers?
  • Ancillary Support - Housing, Transportation, and Employment resources that are not specific to SUD, but do intersect
  • LMEs, MCOs


K-12 Schools

Community orgs

Recovery advocacy groups

EMS/ER first responders



SUD providers


Sober Living/General Housing

Federal HHS/State HUD

County housing boards

Leaders with sober living 

Sober living with MCO/BH arm?

Transportation/Employment/Social Service Supports

State Chamber of Commerce?



Criminal Legal/Reentry



Prosecuting Attorney

Treatment Courts

Health/Mental Health

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