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The Road to Recovery - How Community-Based Partnerships and Recovery Support Organizations Make Recovery Work

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The goal of recovery is for individuals to lead successful, saitisying, and healthy lives integrated inthe community.  This requires the availability of prevention, health care, treatment, and recovery support services.  Community-based organizations play a vital role in addressing the diverse needs of people in recovery from mental and/or substance use disorders.  Partnerships and networks within communities serve to leverage the particular contribution that individual community-based organizations have to offer.  Recovery support organizations, those that focus on the recovery needs of i

The Road to Recovery - Ready, Willing and Able To Work: Employment for People in Recovery

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Panelists: Davis Berns, Director, District of Columbia Department of Human Services; Gary Bond, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Pschiatric Rehabilitation research, Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center; Peggy Burns, LCADC, EAP Counselor, Employee Assistance Program, University of Maryland Medical Center; Neil Vazquez-Rowland, President, A Safe Haven

The Road to Recovery - Families are the Frontline

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It is well understood that prevention, treatment, and recovery in behavioral health require a multifaceted approach in which individuals, families, schools, and communities all play a vital role.  This show will focus on one of these critical sucess factors: families.  Whenever a family member - parent or child - is experiencing a mental or substance use health problem, the repsonse should involve the entire family.

The Road to Recovery - Partnering with Young Adults in Behavioral Health

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The field of behavioral health has increased recognized the importance of addressing the needs of specific age groups with respect to both mental and substance use disorders. Teenagers (aged 12-17) and young adults (aged 18-24) are two age groups for which sensitivity to age is especially importnat in the practice of prevention, treatment, and recovery. What are the most effective approaches to preventing underage drinking and the use of illicit drugs - including the nonmedical use of prescription medications - among youth?

The Road to Recovery - Research to Practice: How Advancements in Science are Helping People with Mental and Substance Use Disorders

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Scientific research in the fields of prevention, treatment, and recovery - as related to both mental and substance use disorders - has led to many exciting discoveries and insights.  The practice of prevention, treatment, and recovery in behavioral health is incresingly becoming evidence-based by incorporating these scientific advancements.  What steps are being taken to shorten the time between significant research findings and their diseemination to the field?  What programs and intiatives are in place to help move research to practice?  How can practitioners ensure they are taking advan

In The Studio - Yolo Visions Cares for Eyes

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Autumn Labbé-Renault hosts Don Rudisill, Huei Young and Dr. David T. Kira.

Discussion centers on “Garden Vision 2012,” an annual fundraiser that helps provide eye exams and eyeglasses for Yolo County children and older adults in need. For the past two years, Young has opened her spectacular Asian garden to contributors.

Proceeds from this fundraiser will go to Medical Vision Technology (MVT) doctors David Kira, MD, and William Wagner, OD, who conduct the exams and provide eyeglasses.