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
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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
Excerpt from Huffington Post, Canada Edition Wake up. Reminisce. Be productive (or not). Yell endlessly into the void. Soul-crushing daily routine has become the norm during these months of pandemic isolation, and a Toronto-area teen has managed to capture the feelings of that endless loop in just three minutes. Liv McNeil, a 15-year-old student at
August 25, 2020 from 1:00-2:30 (EST) the U.S. National Library of Medicine will be hosting a webinar about reaching teens with mental health challenges and substance use disorder in this time of COVID. Join them to learn about the innovative work being done by webinar presenters Stephanie Briody and Michelle Muffet-Lipinski. READ MORE. . .
If you know a young person struggling with substance issues please come to a Zoom Providers Open Forum on Tuesday, June 2 & June 30 from 5 -6pm to learn about an important resource in the Cape Cod community, RecoveryBuild Alternative Peer Group program. This is a meet-and-greet with RecoveryBuild Counselors and Peer Recovery Specialist
Not only are the teen years some of the most stressful due to so much being out of their control, but add the challenges of a global pandemic and it could mean increased mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, self-harm, and eating disorders.