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Provide places of faith practice a turnkey model for SUD

We ask the places of faith practice to get more involved in the prevention and ministering to those dealing with substance use disorders, and they have responded with interest, however, we really do not have much to give to them so they can get up and running.

The Faith Organizations know how to provide ministry to those who suffer, they understand the families, but they do not know the issues a family is likely to face... more »

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Cross Coordination to Impact and Implement Locally & Nationally

For proven solutions and evidence based practices to be put into place there must be detailed information provided, received, and accepted as such. There needs to be joint understanding from the provider and the receiver, as well as the common knowledge within the community where most needed, at-risk, and disparaged people are to obtain and manage it daily. There must be Cross Coordination among industries and stakeholders... more »

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Increasing Family Resilience in Substance Use Disorder

I have been an emergency department nurse for twenty years and I am now a nurse researcher at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. I am in the early career phase of developing a program of research to support family members affected by substance use disorder.

Research suggests the family experience with OUD differs from other types of caregiver experiences because of overwhelming public stigma and societal compassion... more »

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Teacher, Inventor, Science, Technology, Recycler, Mind, Body

Addiction can be viewed as a Negative or a potential Positive.  You can be Addicted to Medicine and Study (18) hours per day.  You can be Addicted to Running and become an Olympic Runner.  You can be Addicted to being the Best and run a Large Factory.

Why not Replace some of our Opium Addictions with viable alternative like being an Engineer that works (18) hours per day.  Why not replace the High of Drugs with the High... more »

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Family Solution Finder Learning Centers Families Living with SUD

Our local county family members living with substance use disorders need to have a county level resource center that provides education to the family members about the 32 key issues they are likely to face while on their journey with this chronic disease. They will need to learn about each issue, use this knowledge by applying it to Practical Family Life Exercises, (their real life situation), and be provided coping skills.... more »

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Pathfinder Community Seminars, Community Learns about the family

A Pathfinder Community Seminars needs to be provided to the local county stakeholders as a path to learn more about the hollistic needs of family members living with substance use disorders. This could be a multi level approach towards reducing stigma, improving continuity of care, strengthening the continuum of treatment plan in the alternate site of care arena. Included to this targeted learning would be school sports... more »

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