Road to Recovery Television Series

Find the latest episodes of the Road to Recovery television series.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

This episode features interviews of participants from nationwide events as individuals, families, and entire communities celebrate Recovery Month, including the 2016 kick off news conference and National Recovery Month luncheon. These community events are the cornerstone of Recovery Month and involve educating, mentoring, and engaging others in supporting recovery. In addition, the episode highlights the positive and affirming message realized by millions of Americans: Behavioral health is essential to health, prevention works, treatment is effective, and people recover.

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

This show will explore family and relationship factors that are protective and promote recovery from mental or substance use disorders. The discussion will focus on how families who have experienced behavioral health problems achieve and continue to strengthen the four dimensions of recovery: health, home, purpose, and community. Panelists will discuss how families remain hopeful as they face the daily challenges of preventing relapse, what they do if relapse occurs, the education of family members, and techniques that help them stay on the path to recovery.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Families, in their many and diverse forms, are central to our lives and well-being. This show will explore family and relationship factors that are protective and promote recovery from mental or substance use disorders.

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

This show will highlight recent trends in prescription opioid misuse and heroin use; opioid use disorders; and emergency department visits, overdose, and treatment episodes related to prescription opioids and heroin. The discussion will highlight the White House initiative on High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas, which applies a broad range of efforts to reduce the distribution and use of heroin. The panel discussion will cover prevention efforts and resources to counter the increased risk of HIV and hepatitis related to injection drug use, and will also address treatment options, including MAT, and SAMHSA resources that can help people with opioid use disorder find their own path to recovery.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

This show will highlight recent trends in prescription opioid misuse and heroin use; opioid use disorders; and emergency department visits, overdose, and treatment episodes related to prescription opioids and heroin. The discussion will highlight the White House initiative on High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas, which applies a broad range of efforts to reduce the distribution and use of heroin. The panel discussion will cover prevention efforts and resources to counter the increased risk of HIV and hepatitis related to injection drug use, and will also address treatment options, including MAT, and SAMHSA resources that can help people with opioid use disorder find their own path to recovery.

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

This show will focus on the experiences of LGBT individuals in general with some consideration to ethnic and racial communities, and the impact of acceptance or conflict about sexual orientation and gender identity on behavioral health. Panelists will discuss behavioral health disparities within the LGBT community, and will examine the impact of the Affordable Care Act in the provision of behavioral health services for this community.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

This show will focus on the experiences of LGBT individuals in general with some consideration to ethnic and racial communities, and the impact of acceptance or conflict about sexual orientation and gender identity on behavioral health. Panelists will discuss behavioral health disparities within the LGBT community, and will examine the impact of the Affordable Care Act in the provision of behavioral health services for this community.

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

This show will highlight suicide among particular groups, and will also cover SAMHSA’s suicide prevention efforts/resources (including SAMHSA’s National Suicide Prevention Lifeline [telephone hotline] and Suicide Safe [a prevention app for health care providers]). This show will examine the treatment and support needed by individuals who have attempted suicide and their family members, as well as people in bereavement from suicide, as they find their own unique paths to recovery. The discussion will highlight the role that peers can play in supporting people experiencing mental or substance use disorders and the family members of those who have attempted suicide, as well as include family-to-family support for those bereaved by suicide.

Monday, May 23, 2016

This show will highlight suicide among particular groups, and will also cover SAMHSA’s suicide prevention efforts/resources (including SAMHSA’s National Suicide Prevention Lifeline [telephone hotline] and Suicide Safe [a prevention app for health care providers]). This show will examine the treatment and support needed by individuals who have attempted suicide and their family members, as well as people in bereavement from suicide, as they find their own unique paths to recovery. The discussion will highlight the role that peers can play in supporting people experiencing mental or substance use disorders and the family members of those who have attempted suicide, as well as include family-to-family support for those bereaved by suicide.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

This show focuses on the involvement of adults and young people with mental or substance use disorders in the criminal justice system and the unique treatment and support services needed to help them pursue lifelong recovery—health, home, purpose, and community. The episode will highlight efforts and resources for people with behavioral health conditions who are involved in the criminal justice system.

Pages

Last Updated: 09/09/2015