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Videos, speeches, magazine and newspaper articles

SUD Records and the Machinery of Care Denial in the New Era of Relaxed Privacy Rights - March 25th, 2024 - ADAW - PDF HERE

Misericordia faculty member testifies to the Senate Special Committee on Aging Web Link - January 25th 2023 - HERE

Hearing on Substance Abuse by Senior Citizens - The Senate Special Aging Committee held a public hearing to examine substance abuse by older adults.  CSPAN - Link

Experts Highlight Drug Overdose Deaths Among Seniors During Senate Hearing — Early CDC data suggest the problem is worsening December 14th, 2023 - Web Link - HERE 

Recovery Is ______ Podcast with the Connecticut Certification Board - December 12, 2023 - Podcast link - HERE

Can We Please Stop Saying Recovery from Addiction is Possible or Expected in America? - Recovery Alliance October 12, 2023 - Article LINK

Addiction recovery services grant possible in Pennsylvania - The Center Square - Pennsylvania August 23, 2034 - Article LINK 

She wanted to save the world’: Lehigh Valley recovery advocate remembered for changing how substance use disorder is treated” - The Morning Call, August 19th 2023 - Article LINK - PDF HERE

Alcohol is killing many more Americans, and we simply are not paying attention - Alcohol & Drug Abuse Weekly, August 7th 2023 - PDF HERE

Community Recovery Capital – Seeing the Forest Through the Trees - Counselor Magazine - June 22, 2023 Post link HERE PDF of article HERE

Sidelining Our Recovery Counselors...In the Midst of an Unfolding SUD Workforce Disaster - Counselor Magazine - August 2022 PDF of Article link HERE

Report suggests stigmatizing views among health providers mar treatment
Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly - Volume 35 Number 11 March 13, 2023
Online ISSN 1556-7591 - PDF of Article Link HERE 

Recovery organization PRO-A Comments on Part 2 NPRM - Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly February 6 2023 - PDF of Article Link HERE 

To Move Forward, Our Institutions Must Take a Hard Look at Their Internalized Stigma Against Us - Recovery Alliance November 11th, 2022 Link HERE PDF HERE

Where are the Narratives of Healing? - Treatment Magazine September 30th, 2022 Link HERE PDF HERE

What should we tell patients about the privacy of Their SUD records? - Alcohol & Drug Abuse Weekly September 12th, 2022 Link HERE

Those Who Control the Teachings of a Movement’s History Control Its Future - Recovery Alliance September 6th, 2022 Link HERE PDF HERE

Sean Fogler and William Stauffer: How to help people who use drugs stop - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette August 15th, 2022. Link HERE PDF HERE 

The Algorithm of Medical Care Discrimination - Treatment Magazine, June 1st, 2022. Link HERE  PDF HERE   

We're at a Tipping Point in the Treatment Workforce Crisis What’s at stake? Nothing less than the loss of institutional knowledge - Treatment Magazine May 24th, 2022 Link HERE PDF HERE 

The treatment community can’t heal others unless it is healthy itself - Treatment Magazine May 9th, 2022 Link HERE  PDF HERE

Moral Injury and the Substance Use Workforce - Podcast Interview 
Bill Stauffer, Executive Director of PRO-A, takes us on a journey of discovery. The subject; Moral Injury. What is it, and how can it be managed? Join us this time on the Behavioral Corner. May 3rd, 2022 Link HERE 

Oversight of Pa. addiction recovery homes will begin soon, but operators slow to opt in - ED MAHON  Spotlight PA. April 12, 2022 Web link HERE PDF of article HERE

University of Utah Valley - Presentation on NRAM at 20 years PPT slides March 18th 2022 - link HERE

Recovery community organizations need more than bake sales to help people survive addiction – STAT News First Opinion February 4, 2022 – Ryan Hampton & William Stauffer Web Link HERE PDF of Article HERE

CCAR Bill Stauffer Recovery Matters! Podcast EP. 63 | Bill Stauffer Jan 18, 2022 – Link HERE

Nothing about us without us’: Pa. advocates address statewide challenges to recovery -Pennsylvania Capital Star - January 2022 Media Link

You Learn You Turn Podcast interview with Rich Jones - Recovery Advocate, Writer, Photographer - Bill Stauffer does it ALL! - December 2021 Media Link   

It Takes a (recovery) Village - Treatment Magazine - December 2021 Media Link

As the treatment infrastructure crumbles before our eyes, we have to develop a system that works for everyone - Treatment Magazine October 2021 Media Link 

PA is on the brink of regulating recovery homes for the first time. Here’s what you need to know. by Ed Mahon of Spotlight PA | Oct. 25, 2021 Media Link PDF File

An Open Letter to SAMHSA and the SSA’s On Inclusion – Our History and A Cautionary Tale - Addiction Recovery Communities of California - October 21, 2021. Media Link PDF File

First opioid vaccines in clinical trials in the U.S. - By Shen Wu Tan - The Washington Times - Thursday, September 23, 2021 Media Link

Survey Aims to Quantify Societal Stigma Against People Who Use Drugs - Filter Magazine - Rory Fleming September 10th, 2021 Media Link

“Take the Drug Addicts Out to the Hospital Parking Lot and Shoot Them” - Treatment Magazine July 5th, 2021 Media Link   PDF File   Treatment Magazine Reprint PDF

Philadelphia Sees Increase in Overdose Deaths Inside City Jails
NBC10 INVESTIGATORS JUNE 21, 2021   Media Link
Recovery Plus - UK Recovery Research Journal April 21 publication. The two articles included are Recovery Capital V Disenfranchisement and Recognize Moral Injury in SUD Care. - April 2021 Publication  Media Link  PDF File 

Spotlight PA / Philadelphia Inquirer -  Oversight of PA Recovery Homes stalls as officials, advocates disagree on best approaches - April 30th 2021 - Media Link  PDF File 
Treatment Magazine - The Piper Must be Paid, Sooner or Later - March 18, 2021 - Media Link
The Washington Times – Overdose deaths hit record high in pandemic - More stress, less treatment cited - February 18th, 2021 - Media Link
PA House Human Services Committee Meeting on SUD Treatment During the Pandemic - August 2020  - Video Link

Philadelphia Inquirer / Spotlight PA article “‘You’ve got to do something’: PA rehabs buckle, begin to close under COVID-19 strain" - August 26th 2020 - Media Link

How the Pandemic Is Restricting Health Options for People Who Use Drugs - Filter Magazine - April 22, 2020 - Media Link
What constitutes 'essential businesses'? States seem to have varying standards - CNN March 26th, 2020 - Media Link

Addiction treatment is broken. Here’s what it should look like - Stat News January 2, 2020 - Media Link

SAMHSA Stifles Public Comment on Expanding Cops’ Powers Over MAT Patients - Filter Magazine September 24th, 2019 Media Link

SAMHSA Ushers in Law Enforcement “Fishing Expeditions” for MAT Patients - Filter Magazine August 28th, 2019 Media Link
PA House Human Services Committee, informational meeting on adolescent substance use care in Pennsylvania Full video of March 26, 2019 Hearing - Video Link

Confidentiality for Patients With Substance Use Disorders Is Under Threat - Filter Magazine - January 19th, 2019 Media Link
This is how to retool substance use care to support long-term recovery 
Penn Live Oped for Recovery month 2018 to focus SUD care on long term recovery - September 14, 2018 Media LinkPDF File

New LCCC program aims at helping those recovering from addiction - The Citizens Voice June 11, 2018 - Media Link

Opioid Abuse Among People Over 50 Grows - The Washington Post June 1, 2018 Media Link
US Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing web page with all written testimony and video link May 23rd, 2018 - Media Link

Unseen face of the opioid epidemic: drug abuse among the elderly grows - Washington Post May 25 2018 - Media Link

Opioid Crisis: What People Don't Know About Heroin - Rolling Stone Magazine - May 18th, 2018 - PDF File 

'Pathways to Pardons': How to wipe away convictions in Pennsylvania - 
Lehigh Valley Live - September 22, 2017 - Media Link

Reinstating mandatory minimum sentences? That's the worst way for PA to fight opioid abuse: William Stauffer - Penn Live OpEd - April 25th, 2017 - PDF File

State leaders hear of insurance woes for rehab patients - Williamsport Sun Gazette - October 28th, 2016 - Media Link

Can government intervention protect neighbors, residents, owners of recovery houses? - Bucks County Courier Times - April 21, 2016 Media Link

GRIT Presentation on Stigma 12/15/20 - Media Link 

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