2016 Best Practices Summit

October 17-18, Boston MA

Be part of NARR’s annual conference, entirely dedicated to best practices in the operation of recovery residences. The event will feature two days of presentations, panels and participant discussion. This year’s conference will feature a reception on Monday evening for all conference attendees, and for our friends in the recovery movement.

This year’s conference features an outstanding lineup of speakers including Dr. John Kelly of Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Medical School, Tom Hill, SAMHSA’s Senior Advisor for Addiction and Recovery, and Steve Polin, prominent fair housing attorney.


BOS_downtown_lake_cr1Presenters and panelists are industry leaders. Most have extensive backgrounds in founding, operating and expanding recovery residences. You’ll also hear from specialists in housing rights, risk management, and building strong referral relationships.

In just a few short years this conference has become the focal point of a national provider network, based on standards, professionalism and accountability.

Who should attend?

Whether you’re a long-established recovery residence services provider, are just starting out, or maybe thinking of entering the field, this conference will speak to your needs. Participants include some of the country’s best recovery residences. Other speakers and participants are treatment program operators, mental health service providers, state government officials, therapists, addiction counselors and others.

Location, Registration

The conference will be held at the Hilton Boston Back Bay, close to Boston Harbor, historical sites, and other attractions of this great New England city. Registration will open shortly, so stay tuned for further details.

We’ve arranged special rates for conference participants. Reserve your room with the hotel at this page to receive the Summit rate. You can also call the hotel at (617) 236-1100. Be sure to mention you’re with the NARR conference (our code is NARR16).

Hotel reservations are available now, and the number of rooms is limited. Please make your reservations early (before September 23).

Hotel and conference location

Hilton Boston Back Bay

40 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02115