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Addressing Substance Use Disorder Among BIPOC Communities

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During this webinar, the Bureau of Justice Assistance's Access and Recovery Peer Recovery Support Services Training and Technical Assistance Center, Altarum, will focus on the unique needs and traits of the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) communities who interact with substance use treatment and recovery systems. The webinar seeks to foster diversity and inclusion by providing a platform for panelists to share their knowledge and experiences. This webinar hopes to provoke discussion, support, and advocacy for the challenges that the BIPOC community faces in the addiction treatment and recovery space across intercepts.

This webinar is open to all professionals who seek to learn more about the unique needs and challenges of the BIPOC population when engaging with the substance use treatment and recovery community.


  • Kim Govak, Faces and Voices of Recovery
  • Casandra Huggins, Community Assessment and Treatment Services
  • Daryl McGraw, Formerly Inc.
  • Philip Rutherford, National Council for Mental Wellbeing

Date Created: May 13, 2024