Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation to Sponsor Recovery 2.0 Global Online Conference

CENTER CITY, MINN. (April 15, 2014)—The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the nation's largest nonprofit addiction treatment provider, will sponsor the "Recovery 2.0" free online conference May 3-7. The web-based event will present one-on-one, in-depth conversations between yoga teacher and addiction recovery expert Tommy Rosen and a wide variety of recovery and wellness specialists.

"The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is pleased to partner with one of the most energetic and thoughtful advocates for embracing lifelong recovery, Tommy Rosen," said Nick Motu, vice president of Marketing and Communications for the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. "Tommy's ‘Recovery 2.0' is an innovative recovery platform, and we know that presenters Jerry Moe, Buster Ross and Fred Holmquist from our organization will enhance his excellent program."

"The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation's support of Recovery 2.0 reflects our strong commitment to holistic hope, healing and health," continued Motu.

He noted that in addition to the distinguished speakers from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, the event will feature other luminaries from the field of recovery, as well as spiritual leaders and yoga teachers. There are six speakers per day, and the event is available for free to anyone in the world.

"The recent merger that created the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation brought together two amazing institutions that have been at the cutting edge of addiction treatment for a long time," Recovery 2.0's founder Tommy Rosen stated. "Their desire to partner with us is a dream come true for the whole Recovery 2.0 team and movement. It is a powerful demonstration of their faith in sustainable, holistic approaches to primary recovery and continuing care for those who struggle with addiction of all kinds."

For a complete list of speakers and to register for the free event visit Recovery 2.0.

About Recovery 2.0
Recovery 2.0 is pioneering a holistic approach to recovery and helping to change lives by providing deeply moving talks that will inspire people to approach their own recovery path in a more comprehensive manner. No other conference offers so many varying perspectives and approaches to recovery and delivers them into the hands of the people who need them across the globe.

About the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. It is the nation's largest nonprofit treatment provider, with a legacy that began in 1949 and includes the 1982 founding of the Betty Ford Center. With 15 sites in California, Minnesota, Oregon, Illinois, New York, Florida, Massachusetts, Colorado and Texas, the Foundation offers prevention and recovery solutions nationwide and across the entire continuum of care for youth and adults. It includes the largest recovery publishing house in the country, a fully-accredited graduate school of addiction studies, an addiction research center, an education arm for medical professionals and a unique children's program, and is the nation's leader in advocacy and policy for treatment and recovery. Learn more at www.hazeldenbettyford.org.

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