Schedule

VBTRR 2020 Evaluation Form

Continuing Education Hours (CEU’s) will be provide only with completed Evaluation.CEU Evaluation form must be completed and sent in on the same day you attended the VBTRR. CEU’S will not be provided if turned in on the wrong day. Please email Evaluation forms to Landrea Tucker at landreatucker@apaarecovery.org

Day 1: September 17, 2020

12-1 PM

  • Introduction to the Big Texas Rally for Recovery and Prayer
  • Interview with Joe Powell
  • Family Trauma and Recovery Panel Discussion, Jordan Peer Recovery: Featuring Dr. Masica Jordan-Alston, Dr. Joseph T. Hackett, Carl Hunter, and Stephanie Strianse*
  • Song and Dance: Cream
  • Scarlet DeJesus, Palmer Drug Abuse Program-Houston Inc.: Together We Can
  • Right Step Adolescent Program, Dallas-Fort Worth: About Us
  • My Second Chance, Inc.: Reasons to Breathe
  • Videos and Messages of Recovery, Featuring (in order of appearance): Quincy P., Melissa R., Jessica Y., Sharon H., Coach Michael T., Leah B., Cynthia B., Chad A., Valerie G.

1-2 PM

  • Youth Discussion Panel from Recovery Coalition of Texas*
  • Song: Twice
  • Videos and Messages of Recovery, Featuring (in order of appearance): Jessica Y., Ride for Recovery; Person in Long-term Recovery from University of Texas, Tyler; Erica C. and Son; Quincy P.; Kelly K.; Anthony J.; Melissa R. H.; Serges H.; Amelia M.
  • Johnny from Abilene Recovery Council: If You Give Up, You Can Never Get Up; A Person Without a Plan for the Future Will Return to Their Past
  • BTRR Music Video: We’re in Recovery! (to tune of We are Family)

2-3 PM

  • Documentary: Generation Found
  • Song and Video: Don’t Give Up on Me
  • Hogg Foundation: Scott’s Journey
  • Hogg Foundation, Voices of Recovery: Teena A.R.’s Journey and the Importance of Therapy
  • HHSC: Richard and Bob, Program Specialists in Peer Services Share Their Recovery Stories
  • Song: Self Portrait
  • Closing

Evening Mutual Support Group Meetings

5-6 PM

All Recovery Meeting (ARM) Chaired by Beverly M. and Cherilyn W.

 

Meeting ID: 845 7240 4173

Passcode: 556099

6-7 PM

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meeting Chaired by Robert T.

 

Meeting ID: 810 8473 0680

Passcode: 428805

Day 2: September 18, 2020

12-1 PM

  • Introduction to the Day
  • Interview with Joe Powell
  • Song: Maternal Sacrifice
  • The Phoenix, Dallas: Stephen Vega to Share his Recovery Story
  • Carrie Breedlove, Recovery to Practice: About Us
  • San Antonio Council on Alcohol and Drug Awareness: About Us
  • Right Step: About Us
  • Life in Quarantine: Alejandro, Scott, Tootie
  • Videos and Messages of Recovery, Featuring (in order of appearance): Cecilia C.; Jessica Y., Houston Emergency Opioid Engagement System; Sharon Hadley, Recovery SHEROES; Valarie G.; Chad A.
  • Naloxone Training*

1-2 PM

  • Songs: Resuscitation, Let There Be Light
  • Communities for Recovery
  • Treatment Providers, About Us: Houston Recovery Initiative; Integral Care; Mercy Street, Cecilia Cruz; Santa Maria Bonita House; Association for Persons Affected by Addiction; Houston Recovery Center
  • Treatment Providers, Featuring (in order of appearance): Texas Health and Human Services; The Council on Recovery; Philander Moore, Sr.
  • Hogg Foundation, Voices of Recovery: Sean Blackwell on Spirituality and Mental Health
  • Song by Local Musician, Bill Sibley: Destiny
  • Hogg Foundation, Voices of Recovery: Melissa Beahl on Using Her Story to Help Others
  • Videos and Messages of Recovery, Featuring (in order of appearance): Stephen A., Recovery United, Behavioral Health Solutions in McAllen, TX; Monica C., Recovery United, Behavioral Health Solutions in McAllen, TX
  • Recovery People

2-3 PM

  • Videos and Messages of Recovery, Featuring (in order of appearance): The Council on Recovery, RSS Team; Austin-Travis County Sobering Center
  • Hogg Foundation, East Texas Coalition for Mental Health Recovery: Garry Lewis, Certified Peer Specialist & WRAP Facilitator
  • Houston Recovery Radio: About Us
  • Houston Community Re-entry Network Program: About Us
  • Hogg Foundation: Tammy’s Journey
  • Joe Powell, Recovery Movement, Association of Persons Affected by Addiction: Past Events
  • Advocacy 101: Bill White*
  • Videos and Messages of Recovery, Featuring (in order of appearance): Run for Recovery, Cecilia C.; The Council on Recovery, Recovery Support Specialist Team
  • Songs: It’s Okay, This Little Light of Mine
  • Joe Powell on Surgeon General’s Report: Facing Addiction in America*
  • Announcements and Songs: Five Pillars, Jacqui
  • Closing

Evening Mutual Support Group Meetings

5-6 PM

Dual Recovery Anonymous (DRA) Chaired by Archie M.

 

Meeting ID: 845 7240 4173

Passcode: 556099

6-7 PM

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meeting Chaired by Robert T.

 

Meeting ID: 810 8473 0680

Passcode: 428805

Day 3: September 19, 2020

12-1 PM

  • Day Opening and Special Message from the US Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Message of Hope: Ben
  • Hope Uncloaked
  • Interview with Joe Powel
  • Song: Sweet Rain
  • Culturally Responsive Panel Discussion with Jordan Peer Recovery: Dr. Masica Jordan-Alston, Stephanie Strianse*
  • Song and Poetry: Building Bridges
  • Recovery Coalition of Texas: About Us

1-2 PM

  • North Texas Behavioral Health Authority: About Us
  • Hogg Foundation: The Storytelling Showcase
  • Rise Recovery: Becca G.’s Story
  • “Can you Hear Recovery, Now?!” Challenge: Amelia Murphy
  • Documentary: The Anonymous People*

2-3 PM

  • Documentary: The Anonymous People*
  • Trina Ita, Associate Commissioner for Behavioral Health Services: Celebrating Connections
  • John Creuzot, Dallas County District Attorney: Positive Message to Those in Recovery
  • Hogg Foundation, J.D. Collett, Certified Peer Specialist and WRAP Facilitator: A Veteran’s Journey
  • Bill White: Degrees of Recovery*
  • Videos and Messages of Recovery, Featuring (in order of appearance): Right Step, Wimberly, TX; Captain Carrie Hearod, Region 6 Administration for Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration; Via Hope
  • Closing

Evening Mutual Support Group Meetings

5-6 PM

Peer Huddle Meeting Chaired by Beverly M. and Cherilyn W.

 

Meeting ID: 845 7240 4173

Passcode: 556099

6-7 PM

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meeting Chaired by Robert T.

 

Meeting ID: 810 8473 0680

Passcode: 428805

* Educational content

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