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Nov 21, 2023

Bethany Franklin is a Lead Family Therapist, M.Ed., LCSW, CAADC, RAE and Tom McDermitt the Sr. Regional Resource Director, BA, AAC, RAE for Caron Treatment Centers.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How addiction as a family disease
  • The roles family and support systems play in recovery
  • How Caron is supporting inclusive recovery environments
  • Equitable access to recovery treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
  • What it looks like to enter a recovery journey with Caron

Hosted by Heather Major, Executive Director, Independence Blue Cross Foundation.

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