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Recovery & Culture Training for Recovery Professionals

Recovery & Culture Training for Recovery Professionals
We are excited to be involved with a 3 day / 18 hour training in September 2017. The workshop is designed to help recovery professionals be more effective in working with people in recovery from diverse cultures, as well as the cultural impact of Addiction, Mental Health and Families ofRead more

New ‘no judgment’ approach to opioid-dependent moms also helps their babies

New ‘no judgment’ approach to opioid-dependent moms also helps their babies
Photo credit: Rom Medvescek / Arizona Daily Star Luz Rangel had run through her $10,000 savings and was cleaning houses to pay for her daily heroin use when she found out she was seven months pregnant. The 26-year-old Tucson resident sobbed for hours upon learning during an emergency room visitRead more

5 misconceptions about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

5 misconceptions about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Children and adults with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders struggle with lifelong learning and behavioral problems. Without appropriate support, they are at high risk for secondary conditions, such as mental health problems, trouble with the law, school disruption, and substance abuse. Christie Petrenko, assistant professor at the University of Rochester MedicalRead more