Articles & Blogs – Page 5 – Prevention is Key

Articles & Blogs

How Becoming a Youth Mentor Changed My Life

by PIK

I could not have asked for a better first professional fulltime job. At the beginning of 2021, I was a fresh-faced...Learn More

The Connections between Alcohol, Sexual Assault, and Consent

by PIK

CW: sexual assault, victim blaming Why is it important to discuss alcohol consumption and consent? The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, “97,000 students between the ages...Learn More

Social Anxiety Post-Pandemic

by PIK

As more of America becomes vaccinated and states begin to open some of the Covid guidelines, everyone is itching to get back to “normal”. It has been an isolating year and the normal we once...Learn More

Become a CPRS Today

by Patrick Roff

“Life is suffering”. The first noble truth from Buddha. Suffering is not optional, despite what some in recovery would suggest. In fact, human suffering is at the heart of Certified Peer...Learn More

New Laws Around Tobacco May be Coming Soon

by PIK

The Biden Administration is considering making tobacco companies lower nicotine levels in cigarettes that would no longer be addictive as well as a possible ban on menthol cigarettes. The...Learn More

What is the Partnership for Success?

by PIK

By Carly Sinnott The Partnership For Success (PFS) from SAMHSA is focused on reducing prescription drug and heroin abuse among 12 – 25 year old youth. It is meant to strengthen prevention...Learn More

Peer Recovery Philosophy

by Patrick Roff

“The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.” – Joseph Campbell The third and final pillar of our Peer Recovery Philosophy is Respect. Another goal of a CPRS must translate to anyone...Learn More

How Can I Set Goals During Time of Uncertainty?

by PIK

By Katy Bednarsky If the past year has taught us anything, it is that we can place so much time, energy, and focus into planning for the future when so much can change without warning....Learn More

Building Resiliency during COVID-19

by PIK

by B Teed The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many stressful challenges to our daily lives. We’ve learned how to social distance to reduce the spread of COVID-19, leaving us feeling lonely...Learn More