National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month
09/14/2011 10:00 AM
09/14/2011 2:30 PM
Xavier University's Recovery event is part of National Recovery Month, a national observance that educates Americans on the fact that addiction treatment and mental health services can enable those with substance use or mental disorders to live a healthy
and rewarding life. Recovery Month spreads the positive message that behavioral health is essential to overall health, that prevention works, and treatment is effective and people can and do recover. Keynote Speaker for the XU event will be Florida State Representative
Darryl Ervin Rouson, J.D. A 1977 graduate of Xavier, Rouson has compiled a successful career in law and politics, is also a recovered addict. The City of New Orleans Mayor's Office and various community agencies involved in substance abuse treatment and behavioral
health will be involved.
Xavier University University Center (Corner of Pine and Drexel Drive Building #17)
HBCU-CFE Grant, SAMSHA, City of New Orleans, Counseling & Wellness Center, XU-SAWE Planning Committee, Academic Affaris, College of Pharmacy, Counseling Education Graduate program, Xavier University Library, and Depts. of Political Science,Psychology,
Sociology, Student Services, NAACP, wellness peer counseors, peer educators, Alpha Phi Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, and Zeta Phi Beta are sponsoring this event.
Type of Event:
Health and Wellness
10:00 a.m. to 2: 00 p.m., 1st Floor UC Poster Display Informational Tables Assessments (Counseling Education) Video: 12 Young Adults Speaking From the Heart 10:30-11:00 UC 3rd floor ballroom City of New Orleans Dr. Karen DeSalvo Health Commissioner Mr.
James Carter Criminal Justice Commissioner 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., UC 3rd floor ballroom Keynote Speaker Florida State Representative Darryl Ervin Rouson, J. D. 12:00 to 12:30 p.m., 1st floor UC Assessments Counseling Education Program 12:30 to 1:00 p.m.,
1st floor UC Gallery Addiction in 2011: Designer Drugs With Panelists: John Antonucci (Townsend), Vincent Chamberlain (River Oaks) and Major Charles Stewart (Salvation Army) 1:15 to 1:45 p.m., 1st floor Gallery UC Recovery 101 With Panelists: Angie Lebeau
Anthony Lowery (Leaders Education/Counseling) and Mervin Moore (Metropolitan Human Services District)
Invited Officials / Presenters:
Welcome and Presentation City of New Orleans Mayor's Office including Dr. Karen DeSalvo and Mr. James Carter J.D. Keynote Speaker Florida State Representative Mr. Darryl Ervin Rouson, J.D.
Targeted participants for this year's event:
Invited Participants / Audience:
All Xavier University students, faculty, staff, community agencies, and public as a whole are welcome!!
1 Drexel Drive Campus BOX D
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