Tag: Substance Use

Family Engagement: Joining Your Loved One on The Path to Recovery

Words of Wisdom
On January 20, 2022, Voice and Vision, Inc. will host What is Family Engagement?, a webinar to share the latest in best practice for family involvement in recovery. The webinar will provide an opportunity for family members and others to ask questions related to this very positive message: family engagement in recovery results in better outcomes. As evident shown in the responses to our question in the graphic above and the many family members who provided content for Help and Hope—families WANT...

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The Importance of Family Involvement

I recently completed an internship with Voice and Vision, which has been such an incredibly insightful and rewarding experience. I had the privilege of working alongside intelligent and compassionate individuals throughout my time with this agency. I acquired more knowledge and perspective about mental health and substance use disorder than I ever thought possible as a first-year intern. The following blog is written to share what I have learned throughout this past year regarding the...

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A Chance to Grow

Help and Hope - Substance Use: The Growing Need to Know
As I sit reflecting upon the completion of Help and Hope: From Families Who Have Walked the Walk, Substance Use: The Growing Need to Know, I realize it is exactly three years from when it began. It has been, from front cover to back, a daunting task. Never on a project have I been so pulled, so stretched, and so driven, to complete a book—to stand for those who courageously shared the most difficult moments of their lives—with integrity. As the book emerged, one topic, one story at a...

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Exciting News and Two Upcoming Events

We are happy to announce the release of the second book in the Help and Hope Series: Substance Use: The Growing Need to Know. This 300+ page Guide is full of pertinent, easy-to-read information and encouraging personal accounts.  We are printing hard copies, which will be available in December, but the online version is available now! Please click here to see more information and to view or download the book. To kick off the release of the new Help and Hope Guide, we are having a Virtual...

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Coatesville Barber Shop Event

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On September 12, Voice and Vision partnered with Bookman’s Barber Shop, Willy’s Family Restaurant, and Krispy Krunchy Chicken to offer an afternoon of free haircuts, food vouchers, and information on mental health, substance use, and recovery in Coatesville, PA.  Professor Darryl set up his sound system to fill the air with music, featuring a prominent bass, and to allow Ben, Raymond, and John to tell their stories of recovery. Montreal, the intense poet, added his voice with change-inspiring...

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