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Processing the loss of substance use as a coping mechanism is an essential part of the recovery process, Derrick Johnson, LCMHC, LCAS, MAC, NCC, executive and clinical director of NorthStar Clinical Services in Charlotte, told attendees in a Sunday session at the Cocaine, Meth & Stimulant Summit.
Former U.S. Rep. Jim Ramstad of Minnesota, a longtime advocate for addiction treatment and parity, is credited as a driving force behind the passage of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act.
Director Ashley M. Shaw, MS, MBA, shares the Creating Opportunity for Recovery Employment program’s philosophy for connecting individuals in recovery with the right job opportunities and building trust with area employers.
The Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) has announced it will provide more than $634,000 in grants to 10 organizations to help at-risk populations that are struggling with increases in opioid use and overdoses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The addition of recovery coaching and the use of a digital breathalyzer test were found to reduce participant attrition rates in an outpatient SUD treatment program.
Listen in as Rocky Hill, Director of Hill Alcohol and Drug Treatment, addresses the dramatic increase in opiate addiction among young people, the toll it is taking on our society, the top three…
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