From October 2019 S4R Newsletter

Treatment for the Incarcerated

What sometimes seems like a no-brainer often isn’t. Surprisingly, there is no treatment available to incarcerated individuals. This is a glaring lack in the system. So, last month the S4R board voted unanimously to advocate for the establishment of treatment programs in the Contra Costa County Jail system, and we asked the CCC Alcohol and Other Drug Advisory Board to make this a 2020 goal.

Stigma & Recovery

In September Tom Aswad represented S4R on an important panel discussing stigma and recovery at the Brendan Theater in Concord.