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Our Stories Have Power (Florida Only)

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Date December 12, 2022 - December 13, 2022December 12, 2022
Time 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EST

Faces & Voices of Recovery is proud to host this FREE virtual training sponsored by the Florida Department of Children & Families.

This nine-hour Recovery Community Messaging Training is the signature conceptual framework of Faces & Voices of Recovery. The training contains core strategies around recovery messaging from a diverse, equitable, and inclusive lens. This training focuses on equipping participants to utilize recovery stories effectively when speaking in a variety of settings.

Dates: Monday, December 12th – Tuesday, December 13th, 2022

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm ET


Jay Hughes

Jay Hughes is an influential community leader whose non-traditional route to success includes 18 years of incarceration. Jay is the owner of Committed Consulting LLC. Committed Consulting success is largely due to Jay’s ability to take complex concepts in the field of addiction and recovery and make them clear, compelling, and concise. Jay is a certified peer specialist in addictive disease and mental health. Jay is an engaging presenter who is a content expert in substance use disorder and mental health recovery. He envisions a world where recovery is the expectation for all people. Jay lives in Atlanta Georgia where he enjoys exercise, kickboxing, and spending time with his family.

Flo Hilliard

Flo Hilliard holds a Master’s in Health Science with a concentration in Addictions Counseling from the University of North Florida. She is in long term recovery and has worked in the field for over 28 years in the areas of clinician, UW-lecturer, video producer, grant writer and advocate to improve addiction prevention, treatment and recovery. She is the creator of Many Voices, One Journey – a video production discussing the special issues of women and addiction. She is a founding member of Faces & Voices of Recovery in Washington D.C. and was a national trainer on The Science of Addiction and Recovery  funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. She is currently the Director of Wisconsin Voices For Recovery and ED2 Recovery in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.