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NUWAY Chief Clinical Officer, Ken Roberts, featured in Northeaster article

Chief Clinical Officer, Ken Roberts, discussed the program’s transition to telehealth services in an April 24 Northeaster article. Roberts highlights NUWAY’s rapid and successful switch to outpatient telehealth services to ensure that people can access uninterrupted substance use and mental health disorder treatment during the COVID-19 response. Roberts explains that meeting attendance increased following the […]

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KDWA Radio

KDWA Radio Interview with NUWAY Chief Community Relations Officer, Monique Bourgeois

NUWAY Chief Community Relations Officer, Monique Bourgeois, shared a range of insights and information with station KDWA during a 20-minute “Community In-Depth” interview which aired May, 6, 2020. The interview highlighted NUWAY’s recent transition to telehealth services to ensure treatment continuity during the COVID-19 response. The interview included a discussion of NUWAY’s founding in 1966 […]

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NUWAY’s Monique Bourgeois contributes to MinnPost article about St. Joseph’s Unit 2700

Comments by NUWAY Chief Community Relations Officer, Monique Bourgeois, are featured in the MinnPost article “If St. Joseph’s’ Unit 2700 ends up closing, who will care for Minnesotans in need of acute addiction treatment”. The article discusses the implications of St. Joseph’s Hospital reducing the availability of addiction treatment services at its Unit 2700. The […]

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NUWAY -The COVID-19 outbreak highlights the importance or recovery housing

Safe, supportive environments play a crucial role in sustained recovery from addiction and mental illness. The stability and fellowship provided by the peer-driven culture of high-quality recovery residences can significantly improve the odds that individuals will complete treatment, remain sober, access health services, seek employment, and form community connections supporting long-term recovery. People living with […]

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Successful Recovery from Addiction Still Hindered by Stigma

Addressing America’s addiction crisis requires an evidence-based public health response, not discrimination and alienation of people with substance use disorders (SUD).   “Whether it is the rapid rise of prescription opioid addiction or the longstanding challenge of alcohol dependence, substance misuse, and substance use disorders can—and do—prevent people from living healthy and productive lives. And, just […]

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The New Methamphetamine Crisis

From 1999 through 2016, the age-adjusted rate of drug overdose deaths in the United States more than tripled, largely driven by opioid misuse. While the opioid epidemic continues despite concerted efforts to limit prescriptions of opioid pain relievers, the misuse of a dangerous non-opioid has also been escalating as well. According to the Centers for […]

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