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Texas Tech Student Organization Holds Annual Recovery Convention

Heidi Toth

February 18, 2015

Community members can attend at no cost, and professionals can register for continuing education credits.

WHAT: The Association of Students About Service's (ASAS) annual All Recovery Convention brings speakers from throughout the country who are in recovery, to share experiences, strength and hope with those who attend the convention. Community members can attend at no cost.

Professionals wishing to obtain continuing education units (CEUs) must register; the registration fee is $20 and includes up to six CEUs, breakfast and lunch. To register, professionals can email their name, license number and type of license to Jacob Acosta at Jacob.acosta@ttu.edu. Payment can be made at the event Saturday.

WHEN: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 21); Breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m.; the first speaker begins at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: College of Human Sciences Serenity Center, 1309 Akron Ave. The CEU classes are in Human Sciences Room 169.

WHO: ASAS is a service organization at Texas Tech University with more than 100 members. Several students are recovering addicts and/or alcoholics who are scholarship recipients from the Center for the Study of Addiction and Recovery in the College of Human Sciences. The organization has three focal points: homelessness and recovery, fun in recovery and recovery awareness and advocacy.

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CONTACT: George Comiskey, associate director, community programs, Center for the Study of Addiction and Recovery, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-1101 or george.comiskey@ttu.edu.