Category Archives: Addiction

Sharing Ideas with Aspire’s Consumer Advisory Committee

Aspire’s Jim Skeel shares his thoughts on the organization’s interactions with its Consumer Advisory Committee. Continue reading

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Mental Health: There’s an App for That

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How do we face addiction?

Aspire is actively participating in a project with Ball State University entitled, “Facing Addiction”.  The objective of the partnership is to strengthen communities through the stories of people.  What stories would the people who face addiction every day have to … Continue reading

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“Medal Winning” Videos of Homelessness

With the Olympics wrapping up yesterday, our minds have been saturated over the last two weeks with the images of bronze, silver, and gold. These colors have taken on great symbolism as the brand of remarkable achievement. In this spirit … Continue reading

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The Case for Integrated Care: A Patient Perspective

As a guy who visits the doctor as infrequently as possible, I am perhaps not the best choice to author a paper on integrated care from the patient perspective. My last visit to a medical professional was a couple of … Continue reading

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HIV Outbreak in Southeastern Indiana

State health officials recommend that all Hoosiers know their HIV status through testing at a health care facility. Hoosiers in the southeastern portion of the state, especially individuals who have engaged in high-risk behavior such as needle sharing and unprotected … Continue reading

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Creating Inclusivity

We at Aspire strive to create a safe and inclusive environment for all marginalized populations while providing a full continuum of services, including behavioral healthcare, substance abuse treatment, HIV care coordination, employment services, and housing services. Specifically, the lesbian, gay, … Continue reading

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