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Profiles of Hope, Healing
The latest issue of the National Council Magazine examines trends, personal stories and viewpoints across the spectrum of addiction prevention, treatment and recovery.
Advancing the Peer Workforce
The peer workforce is growing fast – but what makes a peer support specialist strong? Watch Larry Fricks explain how behavioral health centers can support a sustainable peer workforce in an interview with DBSA.
Innovative Housing Solutions
Housing is an important piece of health care. CSH and the National Council brought together leaders to find ways to bring promising housing and services integration practices to scale for people with addiction disorders.
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Linda's Corner Office
A recent Washington Post article got me thinking about how our criminal justice system deals with addictions and how even the best of intentions can have unintended consequences. The case the Post sets out is that California voters unknowingly made a bad bargain when they voted to reform the way the courts treat people with […]
In a recent interview with Harvard Business Review, Susan Cain, author of the New York Times best-seller, Quiet, and a record-smashing TED talk , shared advice for introverts to the make the most of a conference. To a self-identified introvert, large crowds can be exhausting. But, whether you identify as an introvert, an extrovert or […]
Over the last two weeks, support for expanding the Excellence in Mental Health Act demonstration project has grown in communities and states across the country. This week, a national op-ed - signed by 23 state mental health and substance use associations – will be published in The Hill, calling for the full funding of planning grant states. With the year’s [...]