Substance Abuse Awareness Event at SJU – 4/8/19

Please come and support! This event is open to the entire community! Share forward! The Multicultural Student Organization of SJU is hosting a #substanceabuse #awareness event called "Too Smart To Start"! The purpose of this event is to raise awareness to the growing drug epidemic on Staten Island, as well as across the country. Where: St. John's University, … Continue reading Substance Abuse Awareness Event at SJU – 4/8/19

You Don’t Have to be a Celebrity for People to Hear Your Recovery Story

“Recovery can be a messy process. Mine certainly was. But the pain that comes from the stigma attached to addiction can make the journey toward recovery even harder. But when a celebrity speaks out about their addiction and journey to recovery, the world listens.” -Samuel L. Jackson IMPORTANT: You don’t have to be a celebrity … Continue reading You Don’t Have to be a Celebrity for People to Hear Your Recovery Story

[Recovery] Music as a Social Text*

"The" Jerry Farley Record Producer, Audio Engineer, & Model Citizen. My buddy, Jerry, came to my ENG 1100c class today to talk about creating and storytelling through music. As a music producer, he believes that people need to keep telling stories about what actually happened in their lives in order to connect to others. Music will always be the … Continue reading [Recovery] Music as a Social Text*