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News & Updates

The Invitation to Change Approach® is more relevant now than it ever was, as those affected by substance use are having to navigate a new reality each day.

Our approach provides the families of those who are struggling with a new way of connecting, a new way of understanding, and a compassionate way to find hope.

Join us now as we spread our tools to families across the country, and watch our latest video series full of hopeful messages from our community.

#WhyIhaveHope >

We have compiled a list of helpful materials and resources that we want to share with you.

We hope that this ‘digital care package’ will provide you with something useful – whether you are navigating quarantine with your family, feeling concern for a distant loved one, or simply looking for something to lean on in these uncertain times.

Digital Care Package >

Want to learn more about CMC:Foundation for Change?

Start here:  View the Brochure >

To comply with CDC recommendations to “modify, postpone, or cancel large events for the safety and well-being of your event staff, participants, and the community” we have cancelled all scheduled events and training workshops for the month of March – effective Monday, March 16th. We have also cancelled existing event plans for the month of April and as of Thursday, March 12th have put a hold on the planning/scheduling of any new events for this month.

View the list of postponed events >

Our work was published in a well-respected scientific journal, Addictive Behaviors (“Building on shared experiences” Carpenter, Foote, Hedrick, Collins, Clarkin) that showcases the positive impact of our work with the Partnership and the importance of peer-to-peer support networks.

Building on Shared Experiences: The evaluation of a phone-based parent-to-parent support program for helping parents with their child’s substance misuse.”

View the full research study >

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