Changing drug use in youth – the Icelandic Model

20170524_143841On today’s show we visit the University of Reykjavik and learn about Planet Youth, a program designed to change communities to facilitate youth growing up drug free.

 

We then visit the McShin Foundation to learn how they are supporting youth in recovery here in Richmond. We end with Peer 2 Ear with Sammy Styles, the peer in recovery perspective.

 

Richmond Recovers: Recovery and Artistic Creation

Today three peers in recovery return to the station to talk about their recovery journey and how as artists and musicians, recovery enhances their art.

Peer to Ear by Sammy Styles

Richmond Recovers: Crisis Intervention Team

20170519_101502On today’s show, the Richmond and Chesterfield combined crisis intervention team returns with peer in recovery, Sammy Styles to talk about their work to train police in mental health informed response and the progress of the crisis triage centers.

Youth in Addiction Recovery

Today’s show focuses on Youth in Addiction Recovery. The first segment brings in the McShin Foundation and a parent to talk about youth in recovery from addiction and the recovery high school concept. Following that, Todd Stonnell, local art therapist talks about the creative arts therapies in working those in recovery from addiction, and then Stas Navitsky returns to talk about the peer to peer movement in supporting those in recovery. We end with Sammy Styles and his segment: Peer to Ear.

Women in Recovery – The Sponsorship Relationship

Today Carol talks with two women in recovery about being women in recovery and the sponsorship relationship.

 

Sammy Styles brings Christina Burnet  to talk about women in recovery on Peer to Ear.

Men in Recovery: A Conversation on Masculinity and Recovery

Today’s show features a group of men in recovery from addiction. They talk about how perceptions of masculinity impact their recovery.

Alternative Therapies for Addictive Disorders

Today Carol talks with Todd Stonnell and Andrea Shipley of Williamsville Wellness Center about art therapy and mindfulness therapies with those recovering from addictive disorders.

A Conversation with NAMI

Today Carol talks with NAMI of Central Virginia staff member,  Jeff Conley, on policy for mental health services and programs for those in recovery and Sammy Styles of Peer to Ear.

 

A Conversation with Stacy Moore

Today Carol talks with Stacy Moore, author or “Ills of the Game”.  Stacy grew up in Richmond, Virginia and writes about the destructive culture that violence and drugs played out on the streets or the city. His story continues as he emerged from prison to go back to his community to change the path of the next generation.

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Links:

WRIR 97.3 FM

Contact Stacy Moore: stawenmore66@gmail.com

For help with substance abuse and mental health issues, the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority has a 24/hour crisis response line and comprehensive services: 804-819-4100.