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Bebe Moore Campbell Minority Mental Health Awareness Month [NAMI CA]

In honor of Bebe Moore Campbell and NAMI CA affiliate efforts to engage underserved communities, we will be providing weekly updates on mental health awareness events put on by local affiliates. You will also have an opportunity to read about the personal stories of recovery and hope by fellow community members across the state. As we enter the […]

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Trump’s Surgeon General Pick Built Name Fighting HIV And Opioids In Indiana

By Emily Forman, Side Effects Public Media Several weeks before President Donald Trump nominated Indiana’s state health commissioner Jerome Adams to be the next U.S. surgeon general, Adams toured the Salvation Army Harbor Light detox center in Indianapolis, the only treatment facility in the state for people without insurance. Adams’ supporters say the visit is an example of […]

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Do-It-Yourself Detox Can Be ‘Freddy Krueger’ Scary — And Usually Fails

By Elana Gordon, WHYY  Click here to listen to interview By the time Elvis Rosado was 25, he was addicted to opioids and serving time in jail for selling drugs to support his habit. “I was like, ‘I have to kick this, I have to break this,’ ” he said. For Rosado, who lives in Philadelphia, […]

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This Sober Raver With Asperger’s Will Make You Happy

Bradley was diagnosed with Asperger’s as a child, and the condition left him struggling in social situations. That was until he discovered sober raving.