All Ears on Addiction: An NAATP Podcast

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By: National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers

The addiction treatment industry is facing complex issues, including insurance utilization, parity enforcement, ethics violations, outcomes research gaps, social stigma, and barriers to access along racial and socio-economic lines. At NAATP, we believe that addiction, or substance use disorder, is a bio-psycho-social-spiritual disease that develops and deepens in isolation. Progress in our field, as with recovery itself, can only be achieved through community. That is why we have created All Ears on Addiction, a monthly podcast series, to promote communication, collaboration, and resource sharing between industry stakeholders. Together, we can advance treatment and save lives. In season one of All...

Colors of Recovery - Dr. Peter Hayden
#11
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For the final episode of Colors of Recovery Season 1, Zina has an interview with Dr. Peter Hayden, principal and president of Turning Point, Inc. Turning Point is the inaugural recipient of the NAATP DEI Award, to be presented at the NAATP National 2021 Opening Night Banquet.

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Peter Hayden is the principal and president of Turning Point, Inc., a Minnesota-based nonprofit agency devoted to integrated, holistic health services programs.  During the past thirty years, the cultivation of Hayden’s vision has been crucial in developing an extensive complement of services ranging from residential, outreach and...


Colors of Recovery - Dr. Rose Joudi
#10
10/22/2021

In the tenth episode of Colors of Recovery, Tania interviews Dr. Rose Joudi about considerations for working with ethnically diverse immigrant populations and older adults in mental health settings. Dr. Joudi discusses the big impact small changes can make in building trust, the intersecting stigmas these groups may face, and authentic ways providers can honor a patient's cultural identity.

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Rose Joudi has a PhD Psychology and is a Certified Professional Consultant on Aging. Rose has worked with various stakeholders focusing on supporting the needs of older adults as well as...


Colors of Recovery - Manuel Garcia
#9
09/24/2021

In this episode, Zina interviews Manuel Garcia, Supervisor of Outpatient Programs at the Hazelden Betty Ford Maple Grove and Saint Paul campuses. Manuel, originally from Mexico City, discusses his passion for working with Latinx and other under-represented communities, and describes the comprehensive initiatives and partnerships Hazelden is implementing to integrate DEI at all levels of the organization.

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Manuel Garcia, MA, LADC, graduated with a Psychology degree in 2012 out of Anahuac University in Mexico City, Mexico, where he is a Licensed Psychologist. Manuel is also a graduate from the Hazelden Betty Ford Graduate...


Colors of Recovery - Melanie Heu
#8
08/27/2021

Colors of Recovery's 8th episode features an interview with Melanie Heu, Clinical Manager for ASHA at Great Lakes Psychological Services. Listen to Heu discuss her family's moving experiences as Hmong refugees that emigrated from Laos to Canada, as well as the financial and workforce challenges she has seen in working with refugee and other ethnically/linguistically diverse communities in treatment settings.

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Melanie Heu is a second-generation Hmong refugee immigrant who is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor in Minnesota. Heu is the Clinical Manager...


Colors of Recovery - Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross
#7
08/13/2021

For episode seven of Colors of Recovery, Tania connects with Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, CEO of The Anchor Program and Co-founder of the Institute for Antiracism and Equity. Dr. Ross shares her personal journey of recognizing her own intergenerational trauma, the need to tell the truth about US history, and her hope that mentorship and reparations may lead to increased BIPOC healing and representation in the mental health and recovery fields. 

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Carolyn Coker Ross, MD, MPH, CEDS is an author, speaker, expert the treatment of eating disorders, trauma and addictions. She is t...


Colors of Recovery - Erica Woodland
#6
06/17/2021

In Colors of Recovery episode six, Zina interviews Erica Woodland, Founding Director of the National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network. Hear him discuss the creation & mission of NQTTCN, and explore the complex transformation treatment professionals and institutions must undergo to support and liberate LGBTQ+ patients of color.

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Erica Woodland is a black queer/genderqueer facilitator, consultant and healing justice practitioner born and raised in Baltimore, MD. He is also a Licensed Clinical Social Worker committed to working at the intersections of movements for racial, gender, economic, trans and queer j...


Colors of Recovery - Shari Hampton & Ester Nicholson
06/11/2021

In episode five of Colors of Recovery, Zina and Tania have a conversation with Shari Hampton, Anti-Racism Trainer, and Ester Nicholson,  Anti-Racism Healer, both trusted advisors with the SHE RECOVERS Foundation. Learn how their complementary training and healing work is a necessary first step in achieving recovery and wellness for both treatment professionals and the patients they serve. 

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Shari is a Trusted Advisor for SHE RECOVERS Foundation and an anti-racist consultant who works with recovery and treatment organizations to help them explore their own biases and create pathways to greater diversity, equity an...


Colors of Recovery - Rev. Dr. Charles Dorsey
#4
05/20/2021

For episode four, Tania interviews Rev. Dr. Charles Dorsey, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant and Founder of the Dorsey Group LLC. Hear Dr. Dorsey discuss his experience as a "secret shopper" at a prominent addiction treatment center, which hired him as a consultant to evaluate and offer feedback on the program from a culturally responsive lens. 

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Rev. Dr. Charles Dorsey, Founder of the Dorsey Group LLC, is a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership, Executive Coach, Organizational Change manager, Community Engagement Specialist, Bridge Builder, Master Facilitator, and Speaking/Speech trainer.

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Colors of Recovery - Kateri Coyhis
#3
04/16/2021

In episode 3, listen to Tania's interview with Kateri Coyhis, of Mohican Nation and Director of White Bison's Wellbriety Training Institute. Hear Kateri discuss meaningful prophesies related to White Bison's mission, the necessity of culturally responsive treatment, and the intergenerational healing that is possible in reconnecting with ancestral teachings and wisdom. 

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Kateri Coyhis, Mohican Nation, is the Director of White Bison’s Wellbriety Training Institute in Colorado Springs, CO. White Bison, Inc., is an American Indian non-profit 501(c)3 corporation dedicated to creating and sustaining a grassroots Wellbriety Mov...


Colors of Recovery - Rick Hubbard
#2
03/20/2021

For this episode, Zina interviews Rick Hubbard, Executive Vice President at Origins Behavioral HealthCare and new member of the NAATP Board of Directors. Rick discusses his journey to recovery that led to his long career in SUD treatment, the issues impeding access to treatment for BIPOC communities, and how marketing professionals must examine their outreach and community education practices to move toward an equitable treatment field.

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Rick Hubbard began his career in behavioral healthcare in 2002. In 2012, Rick joined Origins Behavioral HealthCare as a Community Relations Representative and enrolled in the Addiction Studies...


Welcome to All Ears on Addiction
03/16/2021

The addiction treatment industry is facing complex issues, including insurance utilization, parity enforcement, ethics violations, outcomes research gaps, social stigma, and barriers to access along racial and socio-economic lines. 

At NAATP, we believe that addiction, or substance use disorder, is a bio-psycho-social-spiritual disease that develops and deepens in isolation. Progress in our field, as with recovery itself, can only be achieved through community. 

That is why we have created All Ears on Addiction, a monthly podcast series, to promote communication, collaboration, and resource sharing between industry stakeholders. Together, we can advance treatment and save lives. 

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Colors of Recovery - Philip Rutherford
#1
02/26/2021

For the inaugural episode of Colors of Recovery, Zina and Tania interview Philip Rutherford, Chief Operating Officer at Faces & Voices of Recovery and new member of the NAATP Board of Directors. Phil shares his experiences being a Black man in the addiction treatment profession, insights about the obstacles and incentives for implementing DEI practices in recovery organizations, thoughts about Black History Month and recovery legacies, and what gives him hope for the future.

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Philip Rutherford is the Chief Operating Officer at Faces & Voices of Recovery. He is a recovery coach...