Andrew Burki explores his experience with collegiate recovery and links it to larger trends in academia and adolescent support systems. Burki, the founder and CEO of Life of Purpose, spent his late adolescence at a number of substance use disorder treatment facilities, which encompassed various approaches to recovery from chemical dependency. Consequently, his substance use derailed his education.
The From Research to Recovery Town Hall brings together speakers from across the country to address mental health, substance use and other facets of behavioral and emotional health. To find out more, visit http://www.cobe.vcu.edu/cobe-town-hall