#28 Eliminating Stigma, National Recovery Month, and More

#28 Eliminating Stigma, National Recovery Month, and More

Eliminating Stigma, building community, and making a difference for National Recovery Month by #SpeakingOutLouder to raise awareness around addiction, mental health, and suicide prevention. This episode talks about how important the month of September has been.

 

Rise & Grind Recovery Radio E28
Eliminating Stigma, National Recovery Month, and More

 

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"The Rise & Grind Recovery Podcast is brought to you by Anthony Alvarado; a national speaker and creative change maker. We feature stories of recovery, advocacy, and invite anyone who is passionate about making a difference in their community. We work together to offer you tips and pointers on how to live a happy and healthier life."

 

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Episode Notes:

  • Discussion on National Recovery Month
  • #SpeakingOutLouder Campaign
  • Suicide prevention week
  • International Overdose Awareness Day
  • Work with the National Safety Council
  • Speaking at UW Whitewater for the Now Is The Time Conference
  • Speaking with Tim Ryan aka The Dope Man and A&E TV personality
  • Speaking at the CAP Times Idea Fest
  • Rise Together invited as SAMHSA Recovery Month Planning Partner
  • Speaking at the WI Statewide Rally for Recovery by Wisconsin Voices for Recovery

Do you know somebody that may need help from addiction or mental illness?

We want to help those who are suffering from addiction and mental health disorders by providing you some of the best know resources mentioned in this week’s episode and listed below.

If this is an emergency or if you are worried that you or someone you know may be at risk for suicide, please call your local authorities (911).

 

 

OTHER MENTIONS

Also, check out all the resources mentioned by visiting Rise Together’s “FIND HELP” section at www.weallrisetogether.org

 

This week we encourage you to get involved in your community or by supporting us online. In order to make long lasting change, people need to start dedicating their time and resources to the cause’s they most care about.

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About Anthony Alvarado

Rise & Grind Recovery Radio is brought to you by Anthony Alvarado.  As a person in long-term recovery, Anthony has a strong desire to change the conversation around addiction and in turn - change the world we live in today. He is the President and Co-Founder of Rise Together, a grassroots organization helping to lead a movement of young people to stand up and speak out on the issues they care most about. Anthony and his organization aim to break the silence around suicide, bullying, mental illness, drugs, and alcohol.

Rise Together's mission is rapidly spanning the United States. Since September 2013, Anthony has personally traveled over 200,000 miles, taken the stage over 400 times with his team, and educated over 125,000 young adults on addiction and mental health.

Anthony speaks on many different topics but often addresses the need for new creative & innovative solutions that will educate, engage, and empower the young people of today. He shares successful strategies with prevention agencies and school administrators. He has spoken at national conferences as well as state mental health and school conferences.

Now, he has founded Rise & Grind Recovery Radio, where he welcomes guest to engage in conversation around recovery from all over the world.

He is a loving father, son, brother, and friend and spends his free time connecting and conversing with others.

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