This month, we are excited to spotlight the California Black Health Network (CBHN), based in Sacramento, California. The California Black Health Network is dedicated to ensuring every African American and Black Immigrant in California has the opportunity to live a long, healthy life, free from violence, racism, and health inequities.
Team Sharing Inc, headquartered in Marlborough, Massachusetts, uses social networking, community activism, grief services, and advocacy to provide support and solace to grieving families impacted by the opioid epidemic.
Flourish Bakery, located in Midvale, Utah, is the only “second-chance” long-term recovery workforce reentry program in the state. The venture started in 2017 when leaders from faith, culinary, and rehabilitation groups came together to help people in recovery, especially those previously incarcerated.
As a bedside surgical RN, and a soon-to-be clinical nurse specialist and nurse researcher, I am excited to be partnering with Voices for Non-Opioid Choices (Voices). Before becoming a nurse, I worked with patients with serious mental illness (SMI) living in the community and frequently noticed that they weren’t fully addressing their health concerns.
This summer, I had the pleasure of virtually sitting down with Melissa Ryan, LMT of Quality Health Massotherapy, based in Steubenville, Ohio, who shared how she utilized massage therapy to help patients manage their acute pain.
In April, I had the pleasure of chatting with Dr. Ali Nairizi, a board-certified interventional pain specialist and board-certified Anesthesiologist based in Nevada, who is dedicated to optimally managing his patients pain using non-opioid methods.