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Mental Health and Peer Mentoring: Rewarding Peer Specialist Jobs and Opportunities
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Mental Health and Peer Mentoring: Rewarding Peer Specialist Jobs and Opportunities

1 in 5 teenagers struggles with a mental disorder. Who better to help these teens than people who have had personal experience with mental illness? Having a job as a peer specialist is rewarding. Keep reading to learn about peer specialist jobs and opportunities. Useful Definitions “Peer” can have different meanings depending on the context.… Continue Reading Mental Health and Peer Mentoring: Rewarding Peer Specialist Jobs and Opportunities

Get in the Know: Here’s What It Takes to Be a CAADE Educator
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Get in the Know: Here’s What It Takes to Be a CAADE Educator

The National Institution of Drug Abuse (NIDA) estimates that alcohol and drug abuse-related crimes, injuries, and lost work productivity cost the US $740 billion every year. But the drug addiction epidemic in the US has done more than rack up a hefty bill. Each year, families and friends lose loved ones to overdose. And thousands of… Continue Reading Get in the Know: Here’s What It Takes to Be a CAADE Educator