Who's Missing? Making Sober Spaces More Accessible and Inclusive

Lazarus Letcher

Lazarus Letcher

Lazarus (pronouns: they/them) goes over the history of addiction recovery in the United States -- especially the legacy of segregation and sexism. Laz will provide solutions to figure out who's not at the table - and why. Some of the rooted oppression from early recovery programs still lingers today, but we can work together to dismantle these structures.


Take a moment to select questions that would best guide your own reflection, or group reflection, of this topic.

What is the power of an affinity group when it comes to wellness or recovery?
What are some ways we might increase accessibility or inclusion when it comes to our spaces for recovery, healing, and wellbeing here on campus?
Were there any statistics, facts, or perspectives shared in Lazarus' talk that inspire you to take action on something, whether for yourself or others?
What are some other situations and experiences that might contribute to substance use?
What affinity spaces on campus have supported you most? Or are you curious about?
What affinity spaces online have supported you the most? Or are you curious about?