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Texas Talks Back: Recommendations from Youth and Families in Recovery

Texas Talks Back: Recommendations from Youth and Families in Recovery was a speaker panel session at the 2015 Recovery Capital Conference. Panelists: Kristen Harper, Executive Director, Association of Recovery Schools Faith Harper, LPC, PhD Patti Derr, Executive Director of Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health Program Description: Texas Talks Back is a statewide survey…

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Diversity & Inclusion: Making Room for Everyone Under the Tent

Diversity & Inclusion: Making Room for Everyone Under the Tent was a speaker panel session at the 2015 Recovery Capital Conference. Panelists: Merlissa C. Alfred, Meredith S. Jones, Joseph Sanchez, and Leska Sieber Facilitator: Liz Burden, Altarum Program Description: “Diversity and Inclusion” has been a key organizing principle in both peer services and the recovery…

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#HellYes4Recovery: Access to Affordable Health Care

#HellYes4Recovery: Access to Affordable Health Care was a speaker session held at the 2015 Recovery Capital Conference. Speaker: Merlissa C. Alfred, RecoveryPeople Program Description: This #HellYes4Recovery session offers insight into the health care system and the implications it holds for peers in recovery. This introductory presentation provides an overview of health care reform in the…

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Whole Health, Wellness and Recovery

Whole Health, Wellness and Recovery was a session held at the 2015 Recovery Capital Conference. Description: Recovery means different things to different people across a bright, colorful spectrum – research shows that almost all individuals with a substance use disorder have some sort of concurrent differential diagnoses or behaviors that they need to attend to…

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Recovery in Texas Schools

Recovery in Texas Schools was a speaker panel session at the 2015 Recovery Capital Conference. Program Description: From prevention to SBIRT to recovery support services. What does the continuum of care look like for Texas youth? This session will provide a broad overview of the complete package: prevention efforts, intervention in schools, SBIRT, adolescent treatment, APG’s,…

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