This weekend, my daughter and I saw the Raleigh Little Theatre’s exuberant production of “Grace for President.” Afterward, actor TaMya Bland interviewed Wake County Commissioner Jessica Holmes about her leadership.
I had the opportunity recently to thank a key ally in North Carolina’s recovery movement: North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein.
When I think of my work, I often think of Frida Kahlo. For me, her art inspires self-advocacy. Here are three reasons you may also feel inspired.
Gabbie Tardive leads the design team that is creating the online SAY IT Program. We chose Gabbie as our first Community Connections spotlight because she is literally connecting the program to its participants.
Nearly 2 million people in North Carolina access health care through Medicaid and NC Health Choice. On September 8, I advocated to the state, urging it to protect the public’s voice in the Medicaid system. In this blog post, I’m going to share the steps I took to do that advocacy. They are the same...
People in recovery, their families, and the public are invited to attend events during National Recovery Month in September.
But the public rarely sees a more hopeful side of this issue: people living in recovery. That changed when the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) sponsored the Opioid Misuse and Overdose Prevention Summit in Raleigh earlier this year.
For the first time ever, the Surgeon General of the United States has published a report on addiction and recovery. This is exciting because it puts lots of up-to-date information in one place. The report is long, but includes a brief executive summary that you can start with. There are also infographics that help others...