Substance Use Disorder - A Family Disease Holistic and comprehensive support is needed to heal the whole family March 24, 2020 The US is currently facing a drug epidemic of historical proportions. Not only are those with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) impacted by this epidemic, but so are
INCARCERATED, SHE DARED TO LEARN How one Recovery Scholar didn’t let anything stop her March 3, 2020 We’re honored to feature three-time scholarship recipient Alexandria Bergeron in our monthly blog series. Alexandria is the first Ammon Recovery Scholar to be awarded a scholarship while incarcerated. Displaying persistence and grit, she started
REDISCOVERING MY PURPOSE Sharing the hope with individuals I serve February 25, 2020 We’re honored to feature Kerry Hart in our monthly blog series. Kerry is a person in long-term recovery who chose to go back to school after 23 years in recovery. She is currently pursuing her Peer Support Program
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