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Xavier University of Louisiana National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month  (4116)

09/11/2012 11:30 AM - 09/13/2012 1:00 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


Location: Xavier University University Center (Building #17) 1 Drexel New Orleans, LA 70125 United States

Corner of Pine and Drexel Drive
New Orleans, LA 70125
United States
From downtown New Orleans and All points East take I-10 West and exit at South Carrollton Avenue (Exit 232). At the first light, cross over the canal and take a left (you are now on Washington Avenue). Stay on Washington for approximately four blocks (you
will cross South Carrollton at the next light) and enter the campus by turning left onto the bridge at Pine St. From the airport, Baton Rouge, all points west from the airport, Baton Rouge and all points West, take I-10 East and exit at South Carrollton Avenue
(Exit 232). At the first light, turn right. At the second light (approximately ½ block away), turn left over the canal and left again after crossing (you are now on Washington Avenue). Stay on Washington for approximately four blocks (you will cross South
Carrollton at the next light) and enter the campus by turning left onto the bridge at Pine St.


Sponsoring Organizations: Sponsored by HBCU –CFE Grant, SAMSHA, Counseling and Wellness, Student Services, Academic Affairs & XU-SAWE Planning Committee Co-sponsors: Department of Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, College of Pharmacy, Counseling Education, Delta Sigma Theta,
Housing & Residential Life, Peer Educators, SGA, Student Activities, Wellness Peer Counselors, XAB


Type of Event: Celebration
Communication/Media
Education
Health and Wellness


Program Agenda: Tuesday September 11, 2012 (11:30-1:00) Promotions (UC Yard, wrist band, display facts gallery, promotions at lunch and dinner) Wednesday September 12, 2012 Recovery Day (10:00 am-2: 00 pm) Vendors 1st Floor, Poster Display, Informational Tables, Assessments
Participants: Addiction Recovery Resources of New Orleans Bridge House/Grace House Greater New Orleans Drug Demand Coalition Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority Louisiana Center Addressing Substance Abuse in Collegiate Communities NAMI New Orleans Odyssey
House Louisiana Responsibility House Southeast Louisiana Veterans HealthCare System T. Johnson & Associates Townsend Xavier College of Pharmacy (10:00am-2:00 pm) 1st floor Assessments Xavier’s Counseling Graduate Program (11:00-12:00 noon) UC Room 205 Substance
Abuse Presentation Xavier University College of Pharmacy (12:00pm-2:00 pm) Drug Awareness Videos UC 1st Floor Lobby (6:00pm-7:30pm) UC Room 205 Featured Keynote Speaker Ms. Melissa Smith Haley, MSW, LMSW Director of Supportive Services Volunteers of America
Greater New Orleans Thursday September 13, 2012 (11:30-1:00) Wrap Up, PSA


Invited Officials / Presenters: Featured Keynote Speaker Ms. Melissa Smith Haley, MSW, LMSW Director of Supportive Services Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans


Targeted participants for this year's event: 200


Invited Participants / Audience: All Xavier University students, faculty, and staff as well as commmunity agencies and public are welcome. In addition, partnering with local universities to attend the forum on September 11, 2012.


Primary Contact:
Shirley Labbe
1 Drexel Drive Campus BOX D

New Orleans, LA  70125

United States
504-520-7319




Website: http://www.xula.edu/counseling/index.php






 

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