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Building Your Support Network While in College

Recovering from an addiction is challenging, especially early on, when developing new lifestyle habits and learning new skills for coping with triggers like stress and cravings. A strong support network is one of the pillars of successful recovery, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and this is particularly true for college students …

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Staff Spotlight Josh Pannell

Staff Spotlight: Meet Josh Pannell

Josh Pannell’s title might technically be “Executive Program and Clinical Assistant,” but he sees that as basically just a nice way of saying that he handles a little bit of everything. Whether it’s facilitating group activities or assisting the admissions team, directing the communication of doctors and pharmacies or helping clients take their first steps …

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The Incredible Recovery of Todd “Z-man” Zalkins, Part Ii

This is part two of the series The Incredible Recovery of Todd “Z-Man” Zalkins. Read part one here. Although the opioid crisis has been less severe in California than in other states—a fact that some experts attribute in part to California’s diverse demographics, according to the Los Angeles Times—southern California is the state’s most-affected region.1 Zalkins …

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