Health

The Road to Recovery - Supporting Recovery with Safe, Sober and Peer Oriented Housing

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Recovery Housing environments are increasingly being recognized as a critical component to recovery success for many individuals.  This show will examine the growing support for recovery housing in many states and communities, highlighting the many forms that these housing programs can take.  Among the housing programs available are sober housing and recovery housing tailored to specific demographic groups such as adult men, adult women, young adults, and college students.

In The Studio - Davis Farm to School

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Lin Weaver hosts Beth Harrison, Executive Director of Yolo County "Farm to Fork" and Dorothy Peterson, Chairperson of "Farm to School."

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topics discussed include: their mission, bringing quality, local food to the schools, teaching the students about good nutrition.  Providing hands-on experience growing healthy food, changing unhealthy habits through education, and helping to bring benefits to the local economy.

The Road to Recovery - Growing Up With Addiction and or Mental Health Disorders - Prevention by Targeting Families

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It is well known that children in homes where addiction is present are at great risk of having substance use disorders and lifelong mental health problems.  Targeting these families is not only a priority treatment and recovery concern but an efective prevention strategy as well.  To prevent mental and substance use disorders, it is critical to work directly with the family environments in which these disorders originate.  This show will delve into the relationship of addiction and trauma, acknowledging th elong-term impacts on children and families.

The Road to Recovery - Disaster Recovery - Helping Survivors Recover from Trauma

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Our society increasingly is recognizing that the victims of a disaster need support to recover from the trauma associated with the disaster event. Disasters include natural disasters such as severe storms, floods, and wild land fires as well as manmade events such as mas shootings or other acts of violence.  Trauma from disasters can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health problems, and can put victims at higher risk of substance abuse.

The Road to Recovery - Treatment and Recovery in the Adult and Juvenile Criminal Justice System

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Persons involved in both the juvenile and adult justice systems commonly are struggling with mental disorders, substance use disorders, or both.  This show will recognize and promote a trend to directly address mental and substance use disorders in these individuals through treatment and recovery support.