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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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Virtual Reality: Is Peer Support Tele-Health the future of recovery support?

Representatives Tony Cardenas (CA-29) and Paul Tonko (NY-20) introduced the Virtual Community Support Act last week. The act is aimed to strengthen community-based and peer support services virtually both during…
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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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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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Sober Alumni Groups Making a Difference in Their Community During Rough Waters of the Pandemic

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.7.5″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.7.5″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.7.5″ _module_preset=”default”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.7.5″ _module_preset=”default”] The Archstone Behavioral Health Sober Alumni Group in Lantana Beach, Florida recently participated in their annual beach cleanup day,…
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