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Why do we need overdose reversal drugs on college campuses? Do College Students even do drugs?

The Opioid Overdose Prevention on College Campuses bill, also known as Senate Bill 367 was recently introduced by California Senator Melissa Hurtado. According to the Senate Bill 367 fact sheet,…
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Last but Not Least: Finally, funding support for families!

A piece of legislation calling for funds to be provided for family-based support resources for those impacted by substance use disorder (SUD) is being introduced in the United States Senate…
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The Addiction Recovery Community Unites for National Change!

This week, 37 addiction recovery advocacy organizations sent out a letter urging Congress to establish a dedicated Center for Addiction Recovery at The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This…
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Strengths Planning for Building Recovery Capital

Article originally appeared in Counselor Magazine, June 2018. Posted here with permission. For decades, addiction professionals have been providing screening and assessment instruments that evaluate problem severity, complexity, and chronicity,…
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Breaking the “Body Brokers”: What we can learn from one California non-profit that stood up to the addiction patient kickback business in its state

In every industry there are those who play dirty- those who overprice, undersell, undercut, and diminish the value of the work in general.  The grifters, the shysters and the ones…
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Can Recovery-Friendly Communities Be Founded Upon Prevention?

Historically, prevention activities have been seen as the early off-ramp for potential addictive behavior. It has been seen as the circuit breaker to the development of addiction; the promise of…
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Peer Coaches and Sponsors

As treatment for addiction becomes more mainstream and acceptable to society, professionals, clients, and the public are facing an increasing variety of options for one-on-one support during and after treatment…
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Craving and Relapse Prevention

Part II By Bob Tyler, BA, LAADC-CA, SAP, ACRPS In part one of the series, we introduced the dangers associated with the craving cycle: obsession, compulsion, physical craving, and drug seeking…
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Craving and Relapse Prevention

Part I By Bob Tyler, BA, LAADC-CA, SAP, ACRPS Greetings!  Welcome to the Craving and Relapse Prevention series.  In a broad sense, most of what we do with our patients can…
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Virtual Support

Find the right group to support your needs. Children and Families Wednesdays at 4:30pm Bored in the House: Youth Hangout (Ages 14-18) https://zoom.us/j/94732149652?pwd=L3BEUTZBR004dnRpNmdkYnRQMWdvdz09 1 (929) 205-6099  Meeting ID: 947 3214…
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