Recovery Vermont: New Recovery Groups to support the BIPOC, LGBTQ + and Deaf & Hard of Hearing Communities
By Amy Stonoha | July 20, 2020 | Featured News
New all pathways to recovery virtual recovery groups
will be available starting next week! All groups are free
and will be held on Zoom.
For more information, please visit:
BIPOC Recovery Group: A free, all pathways to recovery virtual recovery group for self-identified Black, Indigenous, and People of Color will be held the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 7-8pm beginning July 22nd. Recovery Coach Jr Layne from the Turning Point of Springfield will facilitate.
LGBTQ + Recovery Group: A free, all pathways to recovery virtual recovery group for the LGBTQA+ community will be held the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 7-8pm beginning July 30th. Recovery Coach Liam Reynolds from North Central Vermont Recovery Center will facilitate.
Deaf & Hard of Hearing Recovery Group: A free, all pathways to recovery virtual recovery group for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community will be held Wednesday evenings from 5-6pm beginning July 22nd. Recovery Coach Shane Greene from the Turning Point of Chittenden County will facilitate, and the groups will be conducted in American Sign Language.
Healthcare Professionals in Recovery: Wednesday, July 22nd 1-2pm. Join Katie Coe from Creative Workforce Solutions and Kira Trombley from Northern Tier Center for Health, for a conversation on Healthcare Professionals in Recovery. Katie and Kira both have extensive experience working in Human Services in Vermont. Katie and Kira are employment consultants for healthcare professionals in recovery, helping them to obtain training and employment opportunities as well assisting local employers with recruitment efforts. In this training, we will be discussing efforts to help Vermonters in recovery knock down barriers to employment. This forum is free and open to anyone who would like to learn. Click here to learn more
Substance Use and COVID-19: A Way Forward
New England Virtual Town Hall
U.S. Surgeon General, VADM Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH Wednesday, July 29, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
This virtual, live New England Town Hall is designed to help our region chart a way forward with renewed momentum for addressing substance use during this time of COVID-19. VADM Adams will offer a powerful message about how to safely continue our “all of community” work on substance use during COVID-19. This Town Hall will allow us to listen and discuss best practices for prevention, rescue, treatment and recovery from substance use during these challenging times, with a focus on health equity. Click here to learn more