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2013 VERNON JOHNSON AWARD HONOREE

ANDRE L. JOHNSON

Detroit Recovery Project – Detroit, MI

Andre L. Johnson has served as the CEO of the Detroit Recovery Project (DRP) since its founding in 2005. DRP facilitates recovery for those struggling with addiction, helping Detroiters who were once on the streets become drug-free and productive citizens. Johnson’s skilled and sustained leadership in the development and maturation of the Detroit Recovery Project has inspired many. He’s been described as a “recovery carrier” – someone who makes recovery contagious to others by the power of his own story and the “living proof” manifested in his character and how he lives his life.

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Andre Johnson spearheaded report…

Andre Johnson spearheaded this report with Abt, Donna Hillman, Associate, Abt Associates and Melanie N. Ogleton, MHSA, Deputy Director, Behavioral Health Coordinating Center, Deputy Project Director, Access to Recovery Community Health Systems, Altarum Institute, and Shannon B. Taitt, MPA, Partners for Recovery Coordinator

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