Name: Andre Johnson, Recoveryologist
Show Title: “RecoveryTalk”
Show Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Andre L. Johnson, a native Detroiter, is currently the President/CEO Founder of the Detroit Recovery Project Incorporated–a multi-service agency that provides a wide spectrum of support services to the city’s recovery community. Such services include: Recovery Coaching; GED preparation; twelve-step support groups; housing assistance; job readiness and employment assistance; and HIV prevention, testing, and counseling services. In addition, to providing prevention, treatment, co-occuring and recovery support services.
Mr. Johnson has consulted on behalf of the United States President Emergency Plan Against Aids abroad to the Department of Ministry of Health, in Dar Es Salaam, Zanzibar, Tanzania. Mr. Johnson was recently appointed by Kathleen Sebelius former Secretary of Health Human Services to serve a three-year term as a National Advisory Council member for the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment/ Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Adminstration. He is an active member of the Third Judicial Circuit Court Family Division Drug Court Team. Mr. Johnson is a board member of the Wayne Center–an agency that provides services for the mentally ill and the developmentally disabled. Mr. Johnson was recognized by the United States President Barack Obama as the “2016 Champion of Change for Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery”.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Morehouse College (Atlanta, Georgia) and a Masters of Arts degree in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix. He is currently an adjunct faculty member at Western Michigan University.