Raise High for Recovery Day!


We are proud to sponsor in part this amazing event:

Raise High for Recovery Day will take place at George Washington Universty on April 23, 2015 from 10am-8pm, organized by GW Students for Recovery. The day will be an opportunity to recognize those that positively impact the recovery community at GW and beyond. The day-of events include panels, awards, keynote speakers, and an evening reception with student performances and complimentary hors d’oeuvres. They have put together a great line-up of some of the major leaders in the area to attend as speakers and panalists.

Agenda includes:

Panel on “Recovery Policy: How Government and Politics Play a Role”
-Tom Coderre (Senior Advisor to the Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Moderator
-Carol McDaid (Co-Founder and Principal, Capitol Decisions)
-Tom Hill (Program Director, Altarum Institute)
-Peter Gaumond (Chief of Recovery Branch, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy)
-Lara Quint (Health Legislative Assistant, Office of Senator Sheldon Whitehouse)

“The Disease of Addiction” presentation and discussion

-Johnny Allem (President of Aquila Treatment Centers in Washington, DC)

-3:15PM “Mental Health on College Campuses”

-Jennifer Curt (Chapter Lead, YPR DC)
-Alison Malmon (Founder of Active Minds in Washington, DC)

“Shaping the Youth Recovery Movement: A Panel With National Leaders”

-Ivana Grahovac (Executive Director, Transforming Youth Recovery) Moderator
-Kristen Harper (Executive Director, Association of Recovery Schools)
-Sarah Nerad (Collegiate Recovery Program Manager, The Ohio State University)
-Jason Whitney (Collegiate Recovery Program Coordinator, The Penn State University)
-Mike DeAgro (Chairman of the Board, Young People in Recovery)
-Devin Reaves (Board Member of Association of Recovery Schools and Young People in Recovery)
-Patrice Salmeri (President, Association of Recovery in Higher Education)
-Robert Ashford (Collegiate Recovery Program Director, University of North Texas)

Reception with performances, award presentations, complimentary appetizers and refreshments

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