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Category: Behavioral Health

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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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.

Young People in Recovery Has A New Executive Director

Young People in Recovery (YPR) have officially announced the appointment of Ann Herbst as their new Executive Director, effective immediately. Ann has been with YPR since 2014 and previously served…
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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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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

Get Rid Of Your SUD Student Loans!

LRP SUD student debt no more! An amazing opportunity has arisen from The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). They just released the FY 2021 Application and Program Guidance for…
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Critical Improvements to Behavioral Health Services in California Getting Ready to Take Place

California Assemblyman Jim Wood has set out to initiate significant and positive change with the introduction and hopeful passing of Assembly Bill 942. The bill will implement behavioral health components…
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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…
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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…
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Truth in Advertising: We Must Eliminate False Advertising and Marketing in Addiction Treatment!

People living with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and their families are a vulnerable population that can unfortunately be taken advantage of by unethical treatment facilities. Senate Bill 434 (SB…
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