Your Help Needed! Medical Workforce Addiction Recovery Affinity Groups

Hi all, This post is a request for your help. I'm involved in the formation of an addiction recovery affinity group (AKA employee resource group) in a hospital. We have well over 2000 staff and roles range from administrators to food service to RNs to housekeeping to doctors. I'm interested in models and examples for … Continue reading Your Help Needed! Medical Workforce Addiction Recovery Affinity Groups

Healing Moral Injury in our SUD Community & Care Service System

In late April, I wrote a piece on moral injury in our SUD care system. Moral injury, as identified in this Scientific American article is the psychic fallout of “morally injurious events, such as perpetrating, failing to prevent, or bearing witness to acts that transgress [one’s own] deeply held moral beliefs and expectations.” It would … Continue reading Healing Moral Injury in our SUD Community & Care Service System

2001 St Paul Recovery Summit Blog Series – Article 2

David Whiters, PhD - Reflections on the historic 2001 Recovery Summit in St. Paul, Minnesota, and the start of the New Recovery Advocacy Movement Forward: In taking on this project to document individual accounts of the historic 2001 recovery summit in St Paul I began to ask around about who attended the summit and how … Continue reading 2001 St Paul Recovery Summit Blog Series – Article 2