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10 Years of Impact
In 2017, C4 is celebrating our 10 year anniversary! Learn more.
One might imagine a house, filled with people supporting you, relating to your challenges and sharing in your successes–where you can come home without fear of running into your drug of choice. Where perhaps employment, education, and legal support is available. Where you know you’re accountable to your neighbor. This sounds very much like recovery housing.
Addiction is a chronic disease. When are we going to start treating people with substance use disorders with compassion and empathy and effective wraparound treatment and recovery support, as we treat people with cancer? As a society, our beliefs about people struggling with addiction are medieval, based on damaging myths, folk tales, and misinformation. These cruel judgments only perpetuate the damage to our society and families, as we shame, blame, and dismiss people who are struggling with a chronic disease. The mothers of Magnolia New Beginnings are heroes. Will it take all of us losing a loved one to a substance use disorder before we change our ways and invest in effective prevention and recovery support programs?
Clinical social worker Jessica Rowe sheds light on some generational difference in the LGBTQ community and focuses on quality of life issues that are unique to the less discussed, LGBTQ aging populati...
Visit www.thinkt3.com, our innovative training institute, for information about online training and continuing education about best practices in human services.
Visit Praxis to learn more about training opportunities for addiction professionals in Massachusetts. Praxis also provides resources on Harm Reduction, HIV/AIDS Care Integration, Medication-Assisted Treatment, Opioid Overdose Prevention, and Viral Hepatitis Care Integration.