As part of our standing bi-weekly meeting, the Frankford-Northeast Philadelphia Rotary Club is pleased to welcome John Watson, MS, NCC, LPC and Director of Counseling Services at Holy Family University. Given the prevalence of substance abuse throughout society, John will speak to us on this topic from the perspective of how colleges and universities are working to support students who identify as being in recovery from a substance use disorder in the form of collegiate recovery programs. Additionally, John will provide commentary on ways organizations like Rotary could play a supporting role.
TOPIC: “Young People in Recovery:
What are colleges and universities doing to support college students in recovery and how can community and civic groups support this work?”
- Substance use disorder trends among today’s youth; both use and transition into recovery
- The growing need and demand for recovery support services at our colleges and universities
- What are local institutions doing to support college students in recovery
- What schools are doing
- How can members of the community as well as civic and service organizations support the work being done at area colleges and universitie
Please plan to join us to learn more about this important topic that has so greatly impacted people within our communities.