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Treatment & Recovery in African American Communities: Panel Discussion with 2022 Recovery Hall of Fame Inductees

Presented by The Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment, and Recovery


Each year, the Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment, and Recovery inducts several addiction treatment professionals into the museum’s Hall of Fame. In this panel presentation, four of the recent inductees share their insights on how to work more effectively with African Americans with substance use disorders.



Michael Askew Rev. Jan Brown Mary Roberson Roland Williams

Michael Askew           Rev. Jan Brown        Dr. Mary Roberson    Roland Williams

Click here to learn more about our panelists and the rest of the 2022 Hall of Fame inductees.



  • Learn strategies for working more effectively with African Americans seeking recovery.
  • Understand the importance of applying culturally-specific approaches to working with African Americans with SUD’s.
  • Help African American clients maintain ongoing recovery.



Certificates of attendance will be emailed to all participants who attend the training in full.   












Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC

Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, is the Illinois State Project Manager for the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC. Mark is a published author, trainer, educator, and mentor, as well as the founder of the Online Museum of African American Addictions, Treatment, and Recovery and the co-founder of Serenity Academy of Chicago, the only recovery high school in Illinois. Mark is the 2021 recipient of the NAADAC Enlightenment Award, recognizing his outstanding contributions to the field.



We look forward to seeing you at our event! 


Remember, to ensure all participants get the most out of these interactive virtual trainings,

we ask that everyone be prepared to do the following in every session:

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The Great Lakes A/MH/PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

Starts: Feb. 21, 2022 10:00 am
Ends: Feb. 21, 2022 11:30 am
Registration Deadline
February 21, 2022
Event Type
Webinar/Virtual Training
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