Road to Recovery Television Series

Find the latest episodes of the Road to Recovery television series.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Experience the many successes of the 2016 National Recovery Month observance, and start preparing for the 2017 celebration in your community. The National Recovery Month theme for 2017 is “Join the Voices for Recovery: Strengthen Families and Communities!” In 2017, we will encourage communities across the nation to include people and families in recovery and hear inspiring stories of how they have been welcomed in and contributed to their communities.

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, November 16, 2016

This episode will feature 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. In addition, the episode will highlight 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.

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Last Updated: 09/09/2015