Today we bring back representatives from Richmond Police and Richmond Behavioral Health Authority to talk about community response to mental health crisis and community protests. We end our show with Peer 2 Ear by Sammy Styles and Community Recovery Calendar.
This weekend, Carol and Sammy attended the Fall Into Wellness Community Recovery Event and recorded participants talking about what recovery means to them.
Richmond Recovers will be onsite at this year’s Fall Into Wellness Community Event. You are invited to record short spots about recovery, sharing your story and resources.
This fall the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority and the Richmond Behavioral Health Foundation bring their bi-annual, Fall Into Wellness to the community. A family – friendly festival promoting health and wellness for all! Nonprofits focused on helping the community develop healthy lives will be there.
Activities include – a 5K walk to raise funds to support RBHA programs, a live music stage featuring: Big Mama Shakes, Hotel X, The Shangri-Lords, and Family and Friends- gospel quartet and fun activities for the family.
Come out on October 22, 2017 from 11 – 4. The festival is being held at Newmarket Field on 2nd and East Byrd street (across from the VA War Memorial).
For more information go to www.rbha.org/support-rbhf/fall-wellness
Today on Richmond Recovers, Richard S. hosts a group of peers talking about the process of recovery.
On 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.
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
On 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.
On today’s show, Patricia Stansbury (AKA Sunny Gardner), Krysti Albus, and Chris Maxwell talk about their process of being diagnosed with cancer, their process of healing, and advice to those listening.
Following the show, listen to Sammy Styles with his episode of Peer to Ear
Today’s show features a group of men in recovery from addiction. They talk about how perceptions of masculinity impact their recovery.