Join Today's Recovery Month Twitter Chat
Recovery Month is hosting a Twitter chat from 1 pm ET to 2 pm ET today, to spread the word that prevention works, treatment is effective and people can and do recover. Hosts Paolo Del Vecchio (Acting Director, Center for Mental Healh Services) and Catherine Nugent, LCPC (Senior Public Health Analyst, Center for Mental Health Services) will answer questions and share expertise about recovery-oriented services and support for people in or seeking recovery from substance abuse.
From Recovery Month:
Join the Twitter chat by asking questions and contributing to the dialogue by using the designated hashtag #RecoveryChat to track and signify your participation in the conversation. We encourage you to share any insights or experiences you have that relate to recovery support.
If you are not available for the chat, tweet your questions to @RecoveryMonth in advance, using the hashtag #RecoveryChat. Also, if you aren’t on Twitter, but would like to participate, post your questions or thoughts on the Recovery Month Facebook Page or send questions in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are new to Twitter chats, you can use the following steps to sign up and participate:
- Create a Twitter account at Twitter.com.
- Search for the @RecoveryMonth Twitter page and click follow.
- Sign in to your Twitter account on Wednesday, May 30th at 1:00 p.m. EDT and search #RecoveryChat in Twitter’s search bar.
- Save the #RecoveryChat search term to follow the ongoing dialogue.
- To signify your participation in the Twitter chat, tweet your comment or question and include the hashtag #RecoveryChat. Then click refresh to view your tweet.
Liz Wu is a Digital Accounts Manager at Prichard Communications, where she oversees digital outreach for Reclaiming Futures and edits Reclaiming Futures Every Day. Before joining the Prichard team, Liz established the West Coast communications presence for the New America Foundation, where she managed all media relations, event planning and social media outreach for their 6 domestic policy programs. Liz received a B.A. in both Peace and Conflict Studies and German from the University of California at Berkeley. She tweets from @LizSF.