Local leaders in Grand Forks, N.D., in partnership with Face It TOGETHER, will be hosting an important community leader meeting to discuss plans to address addiction in the community.
In the meth corridor of Iowa, a federal judge comes face to face with the reality of congressionally mandated sentencing.
Back in September, Kevin Kirby, our CEO and Co-Founder, stood on the OTA: Fargo stage and described how our organization in Sioux Falls is helping to solve the problem of drug and alcohol addiction. He announced that Face It TOGETHER was ready to come to North Dakota. He asked the 350 OTA attendees if they were ready. The response was a resounding "yes!"
David Whitesock, our Addiction Informatics Officer, has been awarded a 2015 Bush Fellowship by the prestigious Bush Foundation. With his Bush Fellowship, he will explore ways to help nonprofits measure social impact and to be smarter at applying precious resources toward solving community problems such as addiction.
By putting faces and voices to the disease of addiction and the promise of recovery, we can lift the curtain of conventional wisdom that continues to keep too many of us hidden and without access to lifesaving treatment.