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Showing the Laughter and Levity in Recovery

December 17, 2015 | Addictions | Comments
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Susan Partain

Manager, Communications Projects

An Interview with Chuck Lorre, Executive Producer and Co-Creator of “Mom.” “Mom” is an irreverent and outrageous take on true family love and dysfunction starring Anna Faris and Emmy® winner Allison Janney. Newly sober single mom, Christy (Faris), struggles to raise two children in a world full of temptations and pitfalls. Testing her sobriety is her formerly […]

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Don’t Forget to Celebrate Your Employees this Holiday Season

December 4, 2015 | Awards of Excellence | Workforce | Comments
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Ali Siemianowski

Communication Specialist, National Council for Behavioral Health

Between decking the halls, parties and last minute shopping, it’s easy to forget that the holidays are a time to celebrate the year’s successes and reflect on plans for the New Year. It’s a time to show our gratitude and thanks for the people in our lives. Have you thought about how you will show […]

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Passion and Sensitivity: The Cornerstones of Responding to Trauma in the LGBT Community

December 3, 2015 | Diversity | Integration | Trauma | Treatment | Comments
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Heather Cobb

Sr. Director, Creative & Strategy, National Council for Behavioral Health

Back in 1978 Chase Brexton Health Care was a small volunteer operation serving gay men affected by the just emerging AIDS epidemic. Now, it’s a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides integrated health care to all Baltimore’s underserved populations — and their working hard to provide trauma-informed care to all, including the LGBT community.

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Awards of Excellence – A New Focus on Wellness Across Our Lives

December 1, 2015 | Awards of Excellence | Comments
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Kara Guerriero

Vice President, Membership and Corporate Relations

At 99, Keiko Fukuda was still teaching judo classes three times a week, holding the Joshi Judo Camp and hosting the Fukuda Invitational Kata Championships. At 81, Lew Hollander was still competing in Ironman triathlons – a 112-mile bike ride, followed by a 2.4-mile swim and topped off with a marathon, all in a single […]

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