Calendar of Events

April 16, 2018
  • Pop-Up Kick Off With Dr. Lori Holleran-Steiker

    April 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Join us for our great kick-off event!

    It will begin with a Coffee Talk featuring Dr. Lori Holleran-Steiker on the topic of "Youth Substance Misuse and Addiction: Innovative Interdisciplinary Initiatives and Solutions."

    Music by the Austin Cajun Aces and refreshments will be provided afterward to celebrate the beginning of the destruction of the silos!

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April 17, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Deliana Garcia & Dr. Jose Parra Cardona

    April 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Interaction of Drug Use and Dependence in Immigrant Populations

    Presented by Deliana Garcia and Dr. Jose Parra Cardona

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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April 18, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Beth Hutton

    April 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    A Work of AART--Promoting Recovery & Resiliency for Youth


    Presented by Elizabeth Hutton

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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April 19, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Dr. Bill McKenna & Sierra Castedo

    April 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Collegiate Wellness and Recovery Programs


    Presented by Dr. Bill McKenna and Sierra Castedo

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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April 20, 2018
  • Save a Life: Naloxone Training.

    April 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Utopia Theatre, 1925 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Join us in the Utopia Theatre for an overdose prevention & response training from experts at the Texas Overdose Naloxone Initiative!

    *** No Free Parking***
    Manor Garage is near @ 2017 Robert Dedman Dr

    RSVP - www.tinyurl.com/ttortraining
    Contact - Joseph.sanchez@recoveryatx.org

    Paid parking available in Manor or Trinity Garages on the University of Texas campus.

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April 21, 2018
  • CSR Spring Luncheon

    April 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Texas Union, Guadalupe St & W 24th St, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Join CSR in celebrating graduating students in recovery and in thanking its community supporters at our annual Spring Luncheon.

    Saturday, April 21 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm in The Texas Union Santa Rita Ballroom (UNB 3.502). 2236 Guadalupe Blvd. Austin, TX 78712.

    Please RSVP to Sierra Castedo at scastedo@austin.utexas.edu by March 30th. 

    More Information Here

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April 23, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Lynn Sherman

    April 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

     The Big Picture



    Presented by Lynn Sherman

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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  • SOAR Seminar: Dr. Jessica Cance, MPH, PhD

    April 23, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Center for Students in Recovery

    This presentation will provide an overview of the principles of public health and focus on how a public health approach is needed to reverse the current crisis of substance misuse and addiction. 

    The Seminar on Addiction and Recovery (SOAR) is an annual series that draws from experts in the scientific, research and professional communities to explore current themes on addiction and recovery. 

    This SOAR occurs in conjunction with The Center for Students in Recovery, UT Austin.

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April 25, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Dr. Michela Marinelli

    April 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Adolescence, Stress, and Punishment: How These Factors Impact the Risk for Addiction


    Presented by Dr. Michela Marinelli

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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  • UT Drug Takeback Day

    April 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Check back on 1 April for more information.

    Check out UT's Wellness Network for more information

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  • Communities for Recovery 10th Annual Lifebuilder Luncheon

    April 25, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
    7300 Hart Ln, Austin, TX 78731, USA

    Communities for Recovery invites you to save the date! 

    Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 at 11:30 am for our TENTH ANNUAL LIFEBUILDER LUNCHEON! Join us with our families, recovery advocates, supporters, volunteers, professionals...our community we have built together! 

    Our keynote speaker, Sarah Hepola, -author of the New York Times bestseller, Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget- will be sharing her recovery story.

    RSVP only! Get tickets here

    For more information please call CFR at 512.758.7686 or visit this link

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April 26, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Dr. Carlton Erickson

    April 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

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    Presented by Dr. Carlton Erickson

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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April 27, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Dr. Christopher Brownson & Dr. Lauren Gulbas

    April 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Suicide and Substance Use


    Presented by Dr. Christopher Brownson and Dr. Lauren Gulbas

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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  • 2018 Austin TAAP Symposium

    April 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    10100 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78758, USA

    April: Basics of Psychiatric Medications
    This CEU presentation will be an overview of commonly used psychiatric medications. This will also cover the various classes of psychiatric medications including their indications, mechanisms, effects, and side effects. 
    12:00-1:30pm on Thursday, April 19, 2018Presented by Catherine Larson, MDHosted by Sage Recovery & Wellness Center Free | Lunch Provided | Lunch Served 11:30-12:00
    This CEU presentation will be an overview of commonly used psychiatric medications. This will also cover the various classes of psychiatric medications including their indications, mechanisms, effects, and side effects. 
    Presentation objectives:1. Attendees will become familiar with some of the medications commonly used to treat psychiatric illnesses. 2. Attendees will learn when and why this medications are prescribed.3. Attendees will learn basics of medication classes, indications, effects, and side effects.  
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April 28, 2018
  • National Drug Takeback Day

    April 28, 2018

    Check back on 1 April for more information. This event is sponsored by the DEA.

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April 30, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Dr. Kasey Claborn

    April 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Digital Platforms for Healthcare Systems Related to Substance Use


    Presented by Dr. Kasey Claborn

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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May 1, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Dr. Robert Crosnoe

    May 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Drinking Behavior of U.S. Teenagers: Alcohol-Related Integration into School Social Networks Undermining Health and Wellness


    Presented by Dr. Robert Crosnoe

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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  • CSR Mural Unveiling and Open House

    May 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Center for Students in Recovery, UT Austin

    Save the date!

    More information will be added here.

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May 2, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Dr. Diana DiNitto

    May 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Drug and Alcohol Policies Impacting Youth


    Presented by Dr. Diana DiNitto

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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  • Academy of Distinguished Teachers Luncheon

    May 2, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
    TBD

    Save the date!

    More information to follow.

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May 3, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Wendell Campbell, DEA

    May 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Fentanyl: The True Costs and Concerns


    Presented by Wendell Campbell, Special Agent, DEA

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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May 4, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Dr. Lucas Hill

    May 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Opioid Use and Youth: Overdose Prevention


    Presented by Dr. Lucas Hill

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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  • Austin Recovery Spring Luncheon

    May 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
    7300 Hart Ln, Austin, TX 78731, USA

    Join us on Friday, May 4, 2018 to celebrate Austin Recovery and The Generational Impact of Recovery. More information coming soon, please save the date in the meantime!



    More information here.Austin

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May 7, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Stephanie Duncan

    May 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Homeless Youth Substance Use


    Presented by Stephanie Duncan

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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May 8, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Mary Cook

    May 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Recovery Coaches as Key Players


    Presented by Mary Cook

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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May 9, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Dr. Mike Mackert

    May 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Health Communications Regarding Youth and Substance Use


    Presented by Dr. Mike Mackert

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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  • Help or Hindrance: A Discussion on the Impact of Professional Organizations' Policy, Culture, and Stigma on Substance Abuse

    May 9, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Center for Students in Recovery (BEL222)

    The purpose of this roundtable discussion is to stimulate conversation about the culture and stigma of substance abuse in the professional workplace and how these affect sanctions placed on professionals who come forward to report the need for past or present help. With a panel of experts from various facets of many highly-affected professions, this session is sure to be rich with an open discussion about aid for physicians, nurses, lawyers, pharmacists, members of the military and how we can best promote honesty without sacrificing career opportunities.

    Andrew Cates - Counsel and Director of Government Affairs for Texas Nurses Association
    Bree Buchanan - Program Director for Texas Lawyers Assistance Program
    Jonathan Wolfarth - Program Director for Texas Peer Assistance Program for Nurses
    Taralynn Mackay - Professional License Defense Attorney for nurses
    Jeff McDonald - Professional License Defense Attorney for physicians
    Doug O'Connell - Defense Attorney for military members

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May 10, 2018
  • Youth Recovery Network Research & Practitioner Convening

    May 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Texas Union, Guadalupe St & W 24th St, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    This event will take place in the Quadrangle Room of the Texas Union. Food will be provided.

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May 11, 2018
  • Coffee Talk with Dr. Mary Velasquez

    May 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    L. Theo Bellmont Hall (BEL), 2109 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712, USA

    Adolescent SBIRT/HBIRT


    Presented by Dr. Mary Velasquez

    Join us for an interactive conversation that will help shape a key recommendation for the Pop-Up Institute to include to begin to transform the landscape of youth substance misuse and addiction.

    This event will take place at The Center for Students in Recovery located in Belmont Hall 222 on the University of Texas campus.

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May 14, 2018
  • Seminar on Addiction and Recovery (SOAR) with Drs. Bob Duke and Art Markman, with Host Rebecca McInroy

    May 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Center for Students in Recovery, Belmont 222

    Join us for a Seminar on Addiction and Recovery (SOAR) with Drs. Bob Duke and Art Markman with Host Rebecca McInroy. 

    More information will be added as is available.

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  • SAMHSA Town Hall

    May 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Dell Medical School - Health Learning Building, 1501 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701, United States

    SAMHSA and the Youth Substance Misuse and Addition Pop-Up Institute at UT Austin are hosting a National Prevention Week Town Hall on Monday, May 14th from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM regarding Youth Opioid Harm Prevention.

    Immediately following the Town Hall is a Vigil for Lost Promise held in memory of lives lost to drugs.

    Click here for more information

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May 15, 2018
  • Pop-Up Institute Summit

    May 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Dell Medical School - Health Learning Building, 1501 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701, United States

    Join us for our showcase event - the 2018 Youth Substance Misuse and Addiction Pop-up Institute Summit. Please see this link for more information and to reserve your spot!

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