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Category: Addiction Discussions

The World is Upside Down

In order to write a worthwhile little, I have to watch, listen and read a lot. I look for other’s words to capture, contemplate, and pass along. I saw a…
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10 Processes of Change — Do You Know What Drives the 5 Stages?

As I’ve traveled the country these past 4+ years launching R1 I’ve learned a lot, with the help from so many others, about the behavioral health industry, workforce shortages, and…
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An Open Letter to SAMHSA and the SSA’s On Inclusion – Our History and A Cautionary Tale

The redoubled focus on recovery within our federal administration is heartening. This is an area in which history is instructive. Many years ago, advocates from the recovery community, including those…
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Bridging the Gap to Recovery

On September 25, with the initiative of The Purpose of Recovery, the first annual Recovery Connection Rally in Orange County was held at Kiwanis Land Park in Garden Grove. The…
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National Recovery Capital Conference

The National Recovery Capital Conference will be taking place on Thursday October 28, 2021 at the Hyatt Regency in Newport Beach, CA.

Let the Journey Begin: #077 – Gateway with Kristina Padilla

You Tube link: Video above: This week, Hilary and Jason are joined by Kristina Padilla, Vice President of Education and Strategic Development for the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and…
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Is it Harm Reduction or the Process of Recovery

As resources expand to address our nation’s growing substance use disorder (SUD) crisis, public health policymakers are rapidly adopting new approaches to meeting patients “where they are.” Although less controversial…
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Funding is Fundamental

Infrastructure is in the news. It’s about what it is and how to fund it. It appears there is some agreement on “hard” infrastructure spending.  There are two matters of…
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Owed to Freedom

An Ode is poetic praise. Owed is a debt recognized. Freedom is due both. My favorite Ode is Ode to Joy.We celebrate July fourth as independence day. The liberty bell is…
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The Wonder of Words

Factoid: The old children’s rhyme “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” was used as early as 1862 to refrain people from engaging in verbal bullying. Over…
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