Below are resources that will be helpful in supporting long-term recovery.
The Phoenix offers a free sober active community to individuals who have suffered from a substance use disorder and to those who choose a sober life. Using a peer support model, they help members heal and rebuild their lives while also striving to eliminate stigma around recovery.
MusiCares provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares’ services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality. MusiCares also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community. National locations – see website.
Madelife, in Boulder, CO, is a launchpad for artists and entrepreneurs founded on mentorship and collaboration and continuous iteration. Space includes gallery, black-box theater, design and sound studio in addition to instruction & education.
Make The Connection
Launched in 2011, MakeTheConnection.net connects Veterans, their family members and friends, and other advocates with mental health information, local resources, and Veterans’ own inspiring stories of recovery. Visitors can learn about the signs of problems with drugs and alcohol and find sources of support. The site is free and accessible to everyone.
- Problems with drugs — treatment and support to overcome drug problems: https://maketheconnection.net/conditions/problems-with-drugs
- Treatment for alcohol problems and addiction: https://maketheconnection.net/conditions/problems-with-alcohol#section3
- Veterans’ voices on PTSD: https://maketheconnection.net/conditions/ptsd
Lorie Obernauer – LO Consulting