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CAFE TAC News and Notes for May 24, 2016

As Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close and summer begins, it looks as though Congress is set to make a final push for mental health reform legislation. Reports are circulating that the House Energy and Commerce Committee may consider compromise legislation that include provisions from both Rep. Tim Murphy’s (R-PA) bill – Helping …

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News and Notes for Mental Health Awareness Month

As you probably know by now, May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Throughout the year, people in the recovery community spend a lot of time talking about our nation’s mental health system of care, peer support, and the role of people with lived experience in driving change. But how often does the average person think …

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Recovery Stories – Episode 7: A Message to the Outside World

The CAFE TA Center is pleased to release the seventh and final video in its Recovery Stories series. In this segment, people with lived experience speak out about what they think the world needs to know about recovery. While recovery is a familiar concept for people in the peer support movement, those outside the behavioral …

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Recovery Stories – Episode 4: The Impact of Living in Recovery

In the world of mental health, recovery is often presented as a positive goal, and a model for how individuals can deal with their mental health challenges. Living in recovery, or simply looking at mental health through the lens of recovery, allows people to change how they think about their mental health, their lives and …

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Recovery Stories – Episode 3: Recovery Through Peer Support

The third installment in the Recovery Stories video series is now available to view online. In this segment, Recovery Through Peer Support, people with lived experience discuss the role that peer support has played in their recovery, and how helping others has been central to supporting their own wellness. The Recovery Stories series features people …

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Share Your Thoughts on Recovery through CAFE TAC’s Video Project at Alternatives 2013

The CAFE TA Center is inviting Alternatives 2013 attendees to take part in our new video project, “What Does Recovery Mean to You?” The idea behind the project is to capture the voices of people in recovery, so they can share what recovery has meant in their own life. Then CAFE TAC will take those …

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Alternatives Registration Now Open

Registration for the Alternatives 2012 Conference is now available! To register, simply visit the Alternatives website where you can complete an online registration, or download a registration form to complete off-line. Alternatives is the nation’s premier peer and consumer centered conference for individuals with behavioral health needs. The theme of Alternatives 2012 is “Honoring Our …

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