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
“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
"Voices from Rock Bottom" is a live-stream radio show that is dedicated to sharing recovery stories of alcoholism and addiction with the community. If you have a story or personal experience, or are a family member, loved one, or even if you are a professional working with alcoholics and addicts in recovery, please call or … Continue reading Got a Recovery Story?
This is an original spoken word piece created by Francine M. Bianco-Bacigalupo, which she performed collaboratively with Hemlock Theatre Co.’s recovery series “Down in a Hole” on May 8th, 2018 via Maker Park Radio - NYC . Francine was born in Bucaramanga, Colombia on February 24th, 1988. Eight months later, she was adopted by a … Continue reading “Set Me Free” by Francine M. Bianco-Bacigalupo
So, because #redemptiveliteracies is not my original hashtag idea ... I decided to give credit where credit was absolutely due. Thank you to my fellow colleague, my friend, Miguel Vasquez, who has made #redemptiveliteracies matter. Miguel and I crossed paths during the start of my doctoral journey at St. John's in 2015. But, it wasn't … Continue reading How #RedemptiveLiteracies Became an Important Hashtag for “Voices from Rock Bottom”