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Alcohol, Substance Use & Mental Health Challenges: A Youth’s Experiences

September 28, 2021

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Jami Eckols-Leonard shares her experiences as a youth with alcohol and substance use, trauma, and mental health challenges with hosts Nate Batiste and …

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Regina Cannon Presents at National Virtual Conference on Ending Homelessness

September 21, 2021

Regina Cannon, Chief Equity and Impact Officer at C4 Innovations, is presenting at the National Virtual Conference on Ending Homelessness on September 21, 2021. Regina is presenting during a workshop …

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Criminal Justice & Race Equity in Recovery Services

September 13, 2021

Daryl McGraw and host Steven Samra discuss challenges experienced by Black and other people of color in recovery with a criminal record. September 13, 2021 [Music] Steven Samra, Host [00:05]: …

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Embedding Racial Equity in Recovery Services (Re-Release)

August 30, 2021

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Ariel Britt and host Livia Davis discuss ways to have tough conversations, increase internal awareness, and examine privilege as strategies for embedding racial …

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Redesigning Racially Equitable Homeless Response Systems (Re-Release)

August 16, 2021

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Regina Cannon discusses a demonstration project to redesign racially equitable coordinated entry homeless response systems through the US Department of Housing and Urban …

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Growing Peer Support in Alabama

July 29, 2021

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Pamela Butler and host Steven Samra discuss the process of building and expanding the number of mental health and substance use peer support …

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Facilitating Change & Transforming Systems

July 26, 2021

C4’s work with systems is grounded in equity and recovery. We work across stakeholder groups and systems to identify common ground, facilitate multidirectional information sharing, and galvanize sustainable change. We …

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Together in Recovery: Facilitating Collective Action and Systems Change in Massachusetts

July 19, 2021

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Julie Burns and host Livia Davis discuss the process of bringing diverse perspectives together, breaking down barriers, exploring solutions, and moving forward for …

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Substance Use, Mental Health, Racism & COVID-19: A Youth’s Perspective

June 24, 2021

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Audrey Wong shares perspectives on youth experiences with substance use, mental health, and anti-Asian racism during COVID-19 with hosts Nate Batiste and Nastacia’ …

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C4 Experts Present at Conference on Anti-Racism in California’s Crisis Continuum of Care

June 16, 2021

Experts from C4 Innovations are presenting at Listening, Learning, and Leading: Anti-Racism in California’s Crisis Continuum of Care, a free 2-day virtual conference on June 16 and 17 organized by CARE (Crisis and Recovery Enhancement) TA Center:   Wednesday, June 16:  Cheryl Gagne, Senior Associate, is participating in a discussion …

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Motivational Interviewing 14: Amy Shanahan

June 2, 2021

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Amy Shanahan and Ali Hall discuss ways leaders can use Motivational Interviewing strategies with host Jeff Olivet. June 14, 2021 [Music] Jeff Olivet, …

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Coordinated Entry Equity Demonstration Project

May 27, 2021

“Join us to reimagine the homeless response system. And while you are at it, take a deep dive within yourself and challenge how you show up as a technical assistance …

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Protecting Privacy for People in Recovery

May 27, 2021

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Danielle Tarino and host Kristen Harper discuss issues of privacy and disclosure for people in recovery from substance use disorder. May 31, 2021 …

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Meeting People Who Use Drugs Where They Are

May 13, 2021

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Meghan Hetfield and Jarmichael Harris share harm reduction approaches to supporting people who use drugs in improving their quality of life with host …

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Motivational Interviewing 13: Kristin Dempsey

May 6, 2021

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Kristin Dempsey and Ali Hall discuss the impact of secondary trauma on people working in health and human services and Motivational Interviewing strategies …

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Healing for Youth with Disruptive Behaviors

May 3, 2021

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Akeem Marsh and Lara Cox discuss adversity and healing for youth with disruptive behaviors with host Katie Volk. This episode is sponsored by …

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Redesigning Racially Equitable Homeless Response Systems

April 20, 2021

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Regina Cannon discusses a demonstration project to redesign racially equitable coordinated entry homeless response systems through the US Department of Housing and Urban …

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Addressing Stigma in Recovery Services

April 6, 2021

By Elizabeth Black, MRC, Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor Approximately 20 million people in the United States have a substance use disorder (SUD). Annually, nearly 70,000 Americans die from drug …

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Principles of Mental Health Recovery

April 5, 2021

An episode of “Changing the Conversation” podcast Larry Davidson and Maria Restrepo-Toro discuss the principles of mental health recovery with host Katie Volk. This episode is sponsored by the New …

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Bringing Racial Equity to Homeless Response Systems

April 1, 2021

Regina Cannon, C4’s Chief Equity and Impact Officer, is a leader at the forefront of work to re-imagine, re-design, and launch new racially equitable homeless response systems through the Office …

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