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Category: Addiction & Recovery

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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Mind Over Matters

We celebrated September as Recovery Month. For me and others, October has been Discovery Month. In that regard, I am reminded of the quote from Albert Einstein, “Condemnation without investigation…
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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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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.

In Other’s Words

September is National Recovery Month, begun in 1989 under the name of Treatment Works! Now in its 32nd year, the theme is RECOVERY IS FOR EVERYONE: Every Person, Every Family,…
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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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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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Medication Assisted Treatment Toolkit for Counselors

The following link is for the DHCS Medication Assisted Treatment Toolkit for Counselors: https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.31/79g.4d1.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Medication-Assisted-Treatment-Toolkit-for-Counselors.pdf