CCAPP | Sacramento, CA | USA
800-564-5927
committee@calrecovery.org

Recovery Articles

A Movement for Millions: Reimagining Recovery

Thirteen years ago, I was waiting tables at a restaurant by the pier in Newport Beach when the manager brought out a tray of seasonal cocktails and told the staff…
Read more

Recognizing Moral Injury Within the SUD Care System

I am not sure the first time I heard the term moral injury, I suspect it was probably in the context of military service members in combat situations in which…
Read more

Data Shows Record-Breaking Spike in Drug Overdose Deaths

Representative David Trone has released a statement after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data showing a record-breaking spike in drug overdose deaths in the last twelve…
Read more

Enough is Enough: We Must Help Our Youth in Need

Suicide is the second leading cause of death for youth according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The suicide rates among youth in California has continued to rise over…
Read more

28th Annual Recovery Happens

Every September since 1992, CCAPP sponsors National Recovery Month at the California State Capitol where thousands gather to increase awareness and understanding of mental health and substance use disorders and…
Read more

The Purpose of Recovery is seeking CPRM Peer Interns

The Purpose of Recovery is seeking CPRM Peer Interns for volunteer positions. This is a great opportunity to earn hours toward certification and work with fellow peers, as well as…
Read more

Craving and Relapse Prevention Based on the Gorski Model, Part III of VI

In part three of this six-part series, we will continue our discussion of setup behaviors that lead to the craving cycle. Remember that, despite its danger, many alcohol and drug…
Read more

Dire Straits: Substance Use Disorder Workforce in Crisis, Legislators Race to improve current Workforce and expand Future Workforce

We must not forget how the pandemic’s social isolation affected people suffering from a SUD. Executive Director of Soroptimist House of Hope, Inc. Rebecca Norton says, “Addiction is running rampant…
Read more

Designing One’s Own Recovery

The parallel pandemics of COVID-19 and addiction have caused our nation (and the globe) to evaluate not just how we do things in our daily lives, but also to consider…
Read more

Trends in California Drug Overdose Deaths

The below policy brief shows some statistics on how the California overdose rate has been skyrocketing these last few years. Fentanyl has played a large part in the rising rates…
Read more