Catch the replay of our recent webinar, led by Mark Sanders LCSW, CADC. In this feature, Mark explores the contributions to the field of recovery by famous Black figures Malcolm X and Frederick Douglass.

 

Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC, is an international speaker, trainer, and consultant in the behavioral health field. Mark is the author of five books, which focus on behavioral health. He has been a certified addictions counselor for 34 years, and has received numerous awards including a Life Time Achievement Award from the Illinois Addiction Counselor Certification Board and the Barbara Bacon Award for outstanding contributions to the Social Work profession as a Loyola University of Chicago Alumni. Mark is one of the nation’s foremost experts on Substance Use Disorders treatment with African Americans, and is co-founder of Serenity Academy of Chicago, the only recovery high school in Illinois.

 

Content warning: descriptions of sexual assault, solitary confinement.

 

Video: The Recovery Legacies of Frederick Douglass & Malcolm X