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  • Honoring Those Who Serve: Hope, Resilience, and Recovery
    The 2017 Voice Awards focusing on military and veteran communities struck a chord with me. As a retired captain in the Navy Reserve and the spouse of a U.S. Marine, I know what life in this community is like. I understand the realities, complexities, joys and hardships. But most importantly, I know how resilient this […]
  • On World Mental Health Day, Let’s Make Employment Work for All People
    Work or other meaningful activity is an essential component of recovery.  That’s why I applaud the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) for focusing on mental health in the workplace on World Mental Health Day, October 10, 2017.  In conjunction with the event, the WFMH released a comprehensive report looking at the issue from the […]

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  • JED + The Steve Fund Launch Equity in Mental Health Framework November 10, 2017
    ~ Special announcement from the JED Foundation ~ We are excited to announce the Equity in Mental Health Framework that provides colleges and universities with ten recommendations and key implementation strategies to help inform and strengthen their mental health supports and programs for students of color.  Research indicates that students of color at American colleges and universities are almost […]
  • Applications Being Accepted for 2018 Capacity Building Opportunity: Intensive Technical Assistance November 8, 2017
    SAMHSA's Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) is pleased to announce the 2018 Capacity Building Opportunity, an intensive technical assistance opportunity for peer-run organizations, recovery community organizations, family-run organizations, and youth- and young adult-run organizations. Up to 25 organizations will be selected to receive individualized consultation, training, and peer-to-peer support […]