Tag Archives: behavioral health

The case for universal prevention as a solution to the heroin crisis

This article was inspired, in part, by a recent presentation by the great Dr. Dennis Embry at the recent 2015 National Prevention Network Conference. As you might imagine, working in the field of substance abuse, I have been a part of a few discussions with colleagues about this heroin/opiate crisis our state faces.  In a […]

Behavioral health career fair has special focus on recruiting persons in recovery

Last month I published an article talking about how moving to a recovery-oriented approach to substance abuse can also be a form of economic development.  In particular, I posited that employers implementing hiring programs for people in recovery would be one such strategy.  A growing field that could greatly benefit from recruiting new, young energy […]