To honor Mental Health Awareness Month, axialHealthcare's Andy Thomas sat down with mental health and addiction treatment advocate, former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy for an important and personal conversation on new ways to approach recovery and support those struggling with substance use disorder. Both in long-term recovery themselves, Patrick and Andy discuss how their perspectives on the space have been influenced by their own lived experience and connect on a shared mission of spreading the word that recovery is possible.
You can watch the full conversation or jump to a topic of interest using the outline below:
- Start - Building a new treatment and recovery ecosystem: People helping people
- 11:42 - Breaking free from individual narratives: Taking personal inventory
- 17:03 - Engaging the whole person: Finding common ground
- 21:50 - Creating change: Recovery is possible