Recovery & Resiliency with Real Students (HHS Region 1)

Date: October 20, 2021 Blank space (transparent) for table Format: Webinar Blank space (transparent) for table  
Time: 11:00 AM—12:30 PM EST Blank space (transparent) for table Cost: FREE Blank space (transparent) for table  

Link to view the recorded webinar (recorded on October 20, 2021).

No continuing education is available. 


In recognition of

National Youth Substance Use Prevention Month

You’re invited to join us!

Recovery & Resiliency with Real Students (HHS Region 1)

 Brought to you by the New England PTTC and SAMHSA Region 1

October 20, 2021 
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM



Please join us to hear student testimony and learn how commitment, collaboration, and compassion, work together to make recovery possible with welcoming remarks from SAMHSA’s Office of the Assistant Secretary, Office of Recovery.


SAMHSA would like to highlight the successes of recovery high schools in MA while addressing the barriers communities sometimes face during implementation and emphasizing the importance of cross sector collaboration. This is also an opportunity to share those best practices with neighboring states and community leaders.


Opening Remarks:

  • Taylor Bryan Turner, Assistant Regional Administrator, SAMHSA, Region 1
  • Dona Dmitrovic, Senior Advisor for the Office of Recovery, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use



  • Roger Oser, William J. Ostiguy High School, Principal and National Committee Chair for Recovery High Schools
  • Brian Jenney, Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS), Office of Youth and Young Adult Services
  • Samantha Graham, Substance Use Prevention & Intervention Specialist Office of Student and Family, Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
  • Sara Becker, Ph.D., Director, New England Addiction Technology Transfer Center; Associate Professor, Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown University School of Public Health


Special Guest and Closing Remarks:

  • Deirdre Calvert, Director, Massachusetts Bureau of Substance Addiction Services


Moderated by:

  • Scott M. Gagnon, Director, New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center; Associate Executive Director, AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc.


About the webinar: This webinar was developed to address a need identified in HHS Region 1 (ME,  NH, VT, MA, CT, RI) to provide substance misuse prevention professionals with information on the recovery high school framework. This webinar is hosted through the New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center, a program funded through the  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA), SAMHSA Cooperative Agreement #5H79SP081020-03.

Starts: Oct. 20, 2021 11:00 am
Ends: Oct. 20, 2021 12:30 pm
Registration Deadline
October 20, 2021
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