Virtual Day of Hope

Virtual Day of hope Digital Flyer

Thank you to everyone that made Virtual Day of Hope Possible

International Overdose Awareness Day

Marshall University Collegiate Recovery Community is partnering with Southern West Virginia Collegiate Recovery Network and many others to bring you a full day of events for International Overdose Awareness Day , August 31st from 9:00 am – 7:00 pm.

From 1999 to 2017, more than 702,000 people have died from a drug overdose according to the Centers for Disease Control . Each year we honor their lives and memories across the world. This year the CRC plans to honor their memory with Virtual Day of Hope.

Panelists and Speakers

Dr. Lindsay Acree with the University of Charleston

Dr. Susan Bissett with the West Virginia Drug Intervention Institute

Cece and Bobby Brown of Ryan’s Hope

Elizabeth Coffey, with DHHR’s Bureau for Behavioral Health (BBH) and State Opioid Response (SOR)

Corey Dean with the Charleston Quick Response Team (QRT)

Joe Deegan with WVAADC

Dr. Jerome Gilbert, president of Marshall Univeristy

Bob Hansen with DHHR’s Office of Drug Control Policy

Denise Hanson with GRASP and Walk Across America

Kim Holmes with Concord University and Southern Highlands Community Mental Health Center

Mike Holmes with Bluefield State College and Southern Highlands

Sue Howland with Prestera

Angie Hypes with Seneca Health Services Inc.

Dr. Kristen Lillvis with Movable: Narratives of Recovery and Place

Sara Payne Scarbro, associate V.P. for External Engagement at Marshall University Research Corporation (MURC)

Dana Petroff with LEAD and Prestera

Connie Priddy with the Huntington QRT

Delegate Mike Pushkin

Delegate Matt Rohrbach

Paula Settle with Recovery Point

Joe Solomon with SOAR in Charleston

Dr. Jamie Styons with Southern Highlands

Rachel Thaxton with DHHR’s Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP)

Rebecca Tomblin a  student at Marshall