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Peer Support in Crisis Services

November 17, 2022

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Cheryl Gagne and Steven Samra share tips and strategies for peer support workers in crisis services. October 31, 2022 [Music] Steven Samra, Host …

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Peer Support Workforce: Status and Future

November 17, 2022

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Cheryl Gagne and host Steven Samra share why peer support is important and what peer workers need to provide the best services. October …

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Working in Social Justice: What it Would Have Been Nice to Know

November 17, 2022

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Makeba Boykins and Ashley Stewart reflect on practical things to think about when pursuing higher education and preparing to work in social justice …

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Quieting the Body and Mind: Yoga & Exercise

November 16, 2022

by Catherine Baz (she/her), Youth Advisory Board member In our day to day lives, we do not take time to be fully present and within our bodies. When we are …

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A Holistic Approach to Recovery

November 9, 2022

By Catherine Baz (she/her), Youth Advisory Board member In recovery, there are multiple pathways to sobriety, and there are multiple pathways for dealing with cravings once sober. This series will …

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Believing Alive

November 9, 2022

By Jack Seymour (he/him), Youth Advisory Board member Mental health and addiction are impossible to treat, or discuss for that matter, without at least tangentially talking about belief. When I …

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Crafting a Daily Routine to Ease Stress & Work towards Goals

November 9, 2022

By Amritha Anup (she/her), Youth Advisory Board member Entering high school, college, a recovery program, or the workforce can be a dramatic shift in a student’s life and is a …

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C4 Expert Presents at FDA/NIDA Workshop on Impact of Opioid Use

November 7, 2022

Steven Samra, Senior Associate at C4 Innovations, is presenting during a panel on “Health Effects and Daily Impacts of Opioid Use on Patients” hosted by the US Food and Drug …

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C4 Expert Presents at 2022 National Recovery Residences Summit

October 20, 2022

Ashley Stewart, Director of Health Equity and Racial Equity Subject Matter Expert at C4 Innovations, is presenting at the 2022 National Alliance for Recovery Residences (NARR) Best Practices Summit in …

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Celebrating Recovery Month

September 26, 2022

Every September at C4, we celebrate Recovery Month. We know that recovery is possible for everyone thanks to our personal experiences and expertise and our extensive work with recovery organizations …

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Addressing Racial Trauma in Programs and Systems

September 20, 2022

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Makeba Boykins and Ashley Stewart discuss racial trauma and the compounding impact of chronic stress on people and programs. September 19, 2022 [Music] …

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Integrating Peers in Recovery Services

September 15, 2022

Support provided by peer workers benefits people in or seeking recovery in many ways. Employing peers and partnering with peer-run organizations improves capacity to effectively engage with and support people …

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Supporting Recovery for Youth

September 15, 2022

The chance of developing a substance use disorder is greatest for people who use alcohol and drugs during their teenage years. Person-centered prevention and early intervention strategies can reduce risks …

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Transforming Behavioral Health Systems to Support Recovery

September 15, 2022

Transforming systems is often necessary to make real changes for people experiencing substance use and mental health challenges—especially for those of us who experience structural racism, discrimination, and trauma. Meaningful …

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Creating Racially Equitable Recovery Services

September 15, 2022

Deeply rooted structures, systems, and beliefs have perpetuated racism and racial inequities within substance use and mental health treatment and recovery settings. People experiencing substance use and mental health challenges …

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Supervising Peer Support Workers & Recovery Coaches

September 6, 2022

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Daisy Hernandez shares strategies for supervising peer support workers and recovery coaches by meeting people where they are with host Steven Samra. September …

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C4 Expert Presents at 2022 National Conference on Ending Homelessness

July 25, 2022

Regina Cannon, Chief Equity and Impact Officer and Vice President of Housing Solutions at C4 Innovations, is presenting at the 2022 National Conference on Ending Homelessness in Washington, DC.  Regina is …

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Mental Health and Identity

June 27, 2022

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Drew Musa and host Ashley Stewart discuss mental health treatment and supports and why it is important to acknowledge and address racial and …

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Trauma-Informed Healing and Recovery: A Youth’s Experiences

June 13, 2022

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Catherine Baz shares experiences of trauma and recovery and discusses the value of trauma-informed care with hosts Adrienne Kasmally and Nate Batiste. This …

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Supporting Healing & Growth After Traumatic Events

May 31, 2022

The past two years have been difficult and traumatic in many ways. People working in health and human services have faced innumerable challenges. In response to these challenges, offering safe, …

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