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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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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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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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Crossing the Line . . . From Abuse to Addiction

At 3:15 today Carol, 37, will cross the line from drug abuse to addiction. No trumpets will blare. No red flags will wave. For Carol, her addiction will be as hidden from her as it is from her loving family … Continue reading

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Community Based Services—the Super Heroes of Aspire

Over the past several months, I have spent time with the community-based staff in order to better understand the services that Aspire provides in the homes and communities within Madison, Hamilton and Marion Counties.  I have gone into homes that … Continue reading

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