Obstacles Minorities Face in Receiving Equal Help for Opioid Addiction A Perspective on the Opioid Epidemic and Treatment Considerations for the Aging Minority Client February 11, 2020 Meet Ms. Rose In 2002 I was in my 20’s, fresh out of graduate school, and ready to take on the world.
Casting My Stone To Make A Ripple January 28, 2020 The Ammon Foundation is committed to highlighting stories of recovery to continue to expand the conversation about recovery and break the stigma often associated with the disease. Ammon Recovery Scholars help us tell that story. Meet Leslie Cherry. I have been a
Overcoming Professional Obstacles Caused by Addiction - My Story January 10, 2020 I spent 2000 through 2003 in law school. I forced myself to understand every word, concept, and argument in each case. I obsessed over legal theories and the “why” behind everything. I loved every second of it. In
A PART OF SOMETHING BIGGER THAN ME Overcoming obstacles so I can help others December 27, 2019 Winning this award has been surreal. I submitted my application while anticipating nothing in the way of actually being awarded the scholarship, with the idea that if I was to be awarded that it
Who Is At The Table? December 20, 2019 In our September guest blog, An Opportunity to Explore the Intersections of Hispanic and Recovery Communities, written by Dr. Kristine De Jesus and Angelo Lagares for Hispanic Heritage month, they stated, “There is an opportunity to reduce health disparities, improve quality of
Mariel S. Hufnagel: Written Testimony, FY 2020-2021 Budget Listening Session For Immediate Release New Jersey Department of Human Services FY 2020-2021 Budget Listening Session (December 4, 2019) Mariel S. Hufnagel : Written Testimony Good morning Commissioner Johnson, and esteemed panel. Thank you for the opportunity to participate in this listening session, and
Prisons' Refusal To Medically Treat Opioid Addiction May Be a Human Rights Violation December 13, 2019 Although there is still some debate within the larger addiction treatment community over the use of methadone and buprenorphine maintenance as treatment for opioid use disorder, the medical community is pretty much settled.