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Nov 4, 2019

Patrick is a mental health counselor and doctoral student, and Ramon is a behavioral health specialist. Both are in long-term recovery.

In this episode, Patrick and Ramon discuss the intersection of substance use disorder and mental health, what it means to have a dual diagnosis or co-occurring conditions, and the...


Oct 21, 2019

In this episode, we speak with employees of Esperanza Health Center, which provides affordable, bilingual health care services in North Philadelphia. Rosa, Janneza and Executive Director Susan Post discuss stigma surrounding the Kensington community and the need for culturally competent care when providing substance...


Oct 7, 2019

Erin is a college student and advocate, and Luke is the founder of The Flock, a collegiate recovery program at Saint Joe’s University.

Both Erin and Luke experienced life in active substance misuse and life in recovery while attending college. In this episode, the two discuss the impact of stigma on college campuses,...


Aug 23, 2019

Bill is a husband, father, medical professional, and person in long-term recovery from opioid use disorder.

In this episode, Bill discusses his perspective on the opioid epidemic, including the impact of compassion fatigue, stigma within the medical community, and how his family supported his journey to recovery.

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Jul 29, 2019

Patrick, a government affairs specialist at IBX, is a person in long-term recovery. Marci, a Senior Business Analyst at PECO, is a mother to a person in recovery. Their experiences led them each to want to make a difference, and they saw opportunity in the workplace.           

Patrick and Marci were instrumental in...