Collaboration between non-profits Behavioral Health Innovators, Inc., and Duffy Health Center yields award of $315,000 from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to Duffy Health Center for RecoveryBuild Alternative Peer Group program for teens with substance use challenges. September 10, 2021 Founded in 2016, the non-profit Behavioral Health Innovators (BHI) works to develop solutions to address
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“Reaching the Hard to Reach: Empowering Community Members to Think Differently and Embrace Teens with Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Challenges During the Time of COVID” by Stephanie Briody for the National Library of Medicine New England Region. Read more here. . .
This webinar included live Q&A with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and focused on the intersection of the disease of addiction and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thank you to everyone who plunged, donated, supported our Winter Dips campaign to raise money for RecoveryBuild APG. Our plungers included Bob Wirtshafter, Stephanie Briody, Talia Arone, Jen Plusch, Patrick Briody, Nikki Coates, Tyler Bridges and many other friends and family members who dipped with us over the winter months. Read the Cape Cod Chronicle
Frederick Shegog, Founder/CEO of The Message LLC (www.themessagellc.com) shares his journey in this YouTube talk as a #RealCollege student advocating for critical services which include mental health/substance use programs.
Frederick Shegog, Founder of The Message LLC and student advisor to RecoveryBuild APG, gave the National Keynote Speech at NAEHCY (National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth). Frederick Shegog, better known as Freddy, was always a happy and motivated kid until substance use disorder began to take over his life. Unaddressed mental
In this podcast we speak with Melissa Payne and Jeremy Wurzburg, two Duffy team members in the role of Recovery Support Navigator. Both in recovery themselves, Melissa and Jeremy share insights into the work they do and the value that their lived experiences bring to their roles. Jeremy discusses his work as part of the
One out of seven young adults needs treatment for addiction — and MTV will present an unprecedented look at what it’s like to be 16 and Recovering. The brand-new series is premiering on September 1 at 9:00— at the beginning of National Recovery Month — and will go inside the hallways of Northshore Recovery High