NEORTC congratulates China Darrington who was named the 2017 NEORTC Trainer of the Year by our county training liaisons. China has been a trainer for the OCWTP since 2010. Jodie Hembree had the extreme pleasure of hearing China speak at a Child and Family Leadership event. Jodie approached China after […]
by | Apr 08, 2017 The relatively new role of “recovery coach” in primary care will be explored in an interactive format during a Sunday session designed to help attendees envision the position in their own practice. Through “Integrating Recovery Coaches into General Medical Settings,” which takes place from 8:30 […]
Happy Thanksgiving!!! This resources detailing our local Summit County, OH resources available in educating, treating & helping folks recover from substance (drug) abuse and addiction is available at all Akron Summit County Public Libraries. This post is from their site: Looking for a Way Out: Addiction Treatment and Education Resources in Summit […]
On April 29,2004 I became a birthmama. Ten years ago today. I was thirty-three years of age and had already been a single mother for the previous five years. I adored being a mom and wanted to have more children of my own but bad timing, choices and luck had […]
Always need to keep skill sets and information up to date. To that end I’m attending a webinar from ADDICTION PROFESSIONAL magazine today entitled “Emerging Natural & Synthetic Drugs of Abuse”.
Local NBC affiliate WKYC has been keeping tabs on the heroin epidemic in northeast Ohio. They have done a documentary called “Heroin: Old Drug, New Killer Epidemic” and China Krys Darrington, founder of XIX Recovery Support Services, was asked to be a part of the video.
What is “Recovery“? How can you tell if you are in recovery? Heading toward it? Providing helpful support encouraging recovery instead of a punitive system full of obstacles and challenges that make it too easy to fail? SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)has asked these questions and provided […]
The Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (MHAS) site has a page dedicated to peer support resources & agencies in the state. From their site (http://mha.ohio.gov/Default.aspx?tabid=712): Peer support in a recovery-oriented system Peer Support is a process of giving and receiving support and education from individuals with shared life experiences. […]