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Category: Advocacy & Legislation

Women’s History Month: Betty Ford and Removing Addiction Stigma

This Women’s History Month, we’d like to highlight Betty Ford, former First Lady and fierce advocate for social policy reform. Ford fought for women’s rights, the arts, health and breast cancer awareness, and many other philanthropic efforts. After her time as First Lady, Ford found a new purpose – fighting addiction and the negative stigma around substance use disorder. 

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Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in Lakeport, CA

Lake County Overview Lakeport, California is a rural lake community in Northern California in Lake County.  Lakeport is one of the many towns surrounding the world’s oldest natural lake. Lake County has a population of approximately 69,000, with Lakeport representing 5,135 of that population. In a state of over 39

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Overdose Awareness Day

The Overdose Lifeline Board and Staff are thrilled to announce the official opening of the Heart Rock Justus Family Recovery Center. A recovery residence for women and women who are pregnant and parenting young children has been part of the ODL strategic plan since 2017. It is an honor and privilege to be fulfilling this vision

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Indiana Overdose Awareness Day

It was a beautiful evening to end a beautiful day on August 29, 2021, as families and loved ones gathered to remember lives lost to drug overdose; gone too soon, too young, and without notice. The 8th Annual Indiana Overdose Awareness Day (ODAD) was held at the Indiana State Museum

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Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

What does Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging mean to your organization? Two of our staff members, Charlotte Crabtree and Jude Brown explored that n their presentation at the DMHA Cultural Linguistic Competency Conference. Learn more here

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