Recovery Carnival

Date & Time

  • Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm, Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm, Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm, Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm, Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm, Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Details
Event Description: 
Recovery Month is an opportunity to engage students, faculty, staff, and community about behavioral health and substance use. This year we will have a mini carnival with speak out on Eating Disorders, an Underage Drinking Town Hall sponsored by SAMHSA for the community, informational fair with substance abuse and behavioral health information, and Violence Prevention Day with informational fair and candle light vigil. Our goal is to increase awareness of substance use and behavioral health in diverse communities to add in greater willingness to seek help and to increase knowledge of resources in the community in New Orleans tradition.
Type of Event: 
Celebration (award ceremony, honoring or recognizing individual(s) or organization(s), milestone event, fair, carnival, family day, etc.)
Education (townhall meeting, class, workshop, lecture or training for community and general public, policymakers, social service and criminal justice organizations, etc.)
Health and Wellness (screening for substance use and/or mental disorder screening, smoking cessation, health fair, blood pressure or diabetes clinic, yoga, healing, retreat, etc.)
Is this event open to public?: 
Yes
Estimated Number of Attendees: 
250
Location
Is this a virtual event (taking place online)?: 
No
Is this event in the United States?: 
Yes
Address: 
1 Drexel Drive
City: 
New Orleans
U.S. State: 
Louisiana
Country: 
United States
Zip/Postal Code: 
70125
Website for additional information: 
http://www.xula.edu/counseling/index.html
Contacts
Contact Name: 
Chantel
Last Name: 
Gant
Address Line 1: 
1 Drexel Drive
City: 
New Orleans
U.S. State: 
Louisiana
Zip Code: 
70125
Phone: 
504-520-5386
First Name of the Secondary Contact: 
Shirley
Last Name: 
Labbe
Phone: 
slabbe@xula.edu
Email: 
504-520-7319
Supporting Materials
Notification: 
Yes
Last Updated: 09/09/2016