Category Archives: Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

Campus Ledger Article

The following article written by Steven Abramo for the JCCC Campus Ledger Online. Cav Moment: Guiding a path for success For students who struggle with substance abuse, Kathryn Byrne, director, writing center,  is here to help. Her bookshelf is stuffed … Continue reading

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Messages from 2018 “Message in a Bottle” Campaign

Messages for the “Message in a Bottle” campaign were gathered from participants at JCCC’s House Party as well as Interpersonal Communication course students. Around 200 messages were collected and given to Valley Hope and Johnson County detox centers. These are … Continue reading

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Showing of “Drunks”

The Council Addressing Substance Abuse Issues (CASAI) will be screening the movie, Drunks, starring Faye Dunaway, Richard Lewis, Sam Rockwell, and Parker Posey, among other Hollywood celebrities. The Plot: “An Alcoholics Anonymous meeting provides the framework of this slice-of-life drama. … Continue reading

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Talks by the 4X4 Speakers

Prescription Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis in America-Michelle Irwin 11/06/2017 Behavioral Addiction & the Serenity Model of Recover-Duane Olberding 11/08/2017 Compulsive Porn Use in the Digital Age-Dan Gabbert 11/07/2017 Hope-Chris Brewer 11/09/2017

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Alcohol Free Weekend Challenge

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. This event was founded and sponsored by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) in 1987, as a national grassroots effort observed by communities throughout the U.S. to support the prevention, research, education, … Continue reading

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Anonymous People Movie Screening

The Council Addressing Substance Abuse Issues brings you a screening of The Anonymous People on Wednesday, September 14th, from noon to 2:00pm, in the Craig Auditorium (GEB 233). Below is the IMDB movie description. “Deeply entrenched social stigma have kept recovery voices … Continue reading

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Substance Abuse Support Meetings Begin This Semester!

Meetings will be held on Thursdays, April 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, from 11:00AM to 11:50AM in CC 329.

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28 Days Film Screening

Join the Council Addressing Substance Abuse Issues for free pizza and a screening of the film 28 Days on Wednesday, March 2, from noon to 1:30 p.m., in GEB 233 — Craig Auditorium.

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Messages of Hope

All of these messages were written by Johnson County Community college students who attended our Safe Spring Break event on campus during the Spring 2015 semester.  All students who were invited to write words of encouragement to those recovering from … Continue reading

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