Self-Advocacy

Self-Advocacy

Being child 5 of 8 children meant while growing up, if I wanted something I had to speak up and act in my own behalf. If I wanted seconds at dinner not only did I have to make my intentions clear, I had to eat faster than my siblings. When I wanted new clothing and...
Seeking Authenticity

Seeking Authenticity

Early in recovery my family learned that if you wondered what I was thinking, just wait 15 seconds and I would tell them. This “filter off” approach was my first line of defense and served as a great antidote to the emotional stuffing that I had adopted as...

Meeting Notes

Nevada Peer Leadership Advisory Council Quarterly Meeting July 31, 2017 Peer Council March 24, 2017 Meeting Notes Nevada Behavioral Health Association Peer Certification Board April 6, 2017 Board Notes Nevada Peer Leadership Advisory Committee Southern and Rural...