Recent Recovery News in Prescott

Hope Fest: Prescott-grown community outreach event

Although known largely as a faith-based and recovery-oriented event, Hope Fest actually is that and “so much more,” says the event’s co-founder Jaye Lene Long. The fifth annual Hope Fest will take to the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza this weekend, and Long says it will bring together as many as 300 organizations. Illustrating the variety:… Read more »

Prescott resident finds road to recovery after stroke through local rehab hospital

Sixty-nine-year-old Tom Liaboe of Prescott was watching television this past winter when he stood up and unexpectedly fell. His wife, Carol, heard the noise and ran upstairs to find Tom on the floor. He was barely able to move his right side, part of his face was drooping, and he was having trouble speaking. Tom… Read more »

Recent Recovery News

Seattle Officials Move to Open First-Ever Safe Consumption Sites for Drug Users in the US

Seattle and King County are working on establishing not one, but two, safe injection sites where people can use drugs—including heroin—in a medically supervised environment. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced last Friday (Jan. 27) that the county’s public health authority is now working to implement two safe consumption sites—one in Seattle and one elsewhere in… Read more »

The Addiction Industry Should Learn From the Election And License Charisma

While the pendulum swings back and forth from harm reduction to abstinence, one thing remains the same in the addiction counseling: the impact of the “charismatic counselor.” While I disagree with him on almost everything, and don’t in any way think he would make a good counselor, some of President Donald Drumpf’s communicative prowess—vocal and… Read more »