Addiction and Recovery Series - September 2021

Please Join us for a free online Addiction & Recovery Series through the month of September.


Golden Hour - Addiction and Recovery Series

General Discussion of Addiction & Recovery  

Wednesday, September 1st
12:00-1:00 PM | Online Zoom
Amy Bechtol / Catawba Valley Community College / Psychology Instructor & Tennessee Department of Mental Health & Substance
Abuse Services / Faith-Based Community Coordinator

Recovery Messaging 

Wednesday, September 8th
12:00-2:00 PM | Online Zoom
Justin Wright / Sunrise Community for Recovery & Wellness (Asheville, NC) / NC Certified Peer Support Specialist for Sunrise
Felony Drug Diversion Program

Substance Addiction – Specifically Cannabis

Wednesday, September 15th
12:00-1:00 PM | Online Zoom
Substance Addiction – Specifically Cannabis
Dr. Corey Richardson / Integrated Care of Greater Hickory / CEO & Clinical Director

Tobacco Addiction

Wednesday, September 22th
12:00-1:00 PM | Online Zoom
Carleen Crawford / Mecklenburg County Public Health / Regional Tobacco Control Manager (NC Health Region 4 Tobacco-Free
Alliance) & Tobacco Treatment Specialist

Sugar Addiction

Wednesday, September 29th
12:00-1:00 PM | Online Zoom
Kim Pennington / Lenoir Rhyne University / Director of the Solmaz Institute, Instructor of Health, Exercise, and Sport Science
Molly Albertson / Lenoir Rhyne University / Intern


Due to the rising number of COVID infections, the decision has been made to move the Addiction and Recovery Series to a virtual format. These 5 events will NOT be held in WW Auditorium but virtually at


PD approvedFor more information or accommodation, contact Renee Neal at 828.327.7000 ext. 4408 | rneal@cvcc.eduHands

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