Plus: Promises Brazos Valley names new CEO, IRETA and Hazelden webinars, and more job openings
By Angela ZhouApril 29, 2021
New & Next: Media
Sound of Metal Wins Two Oscars
The 93rd annual Academy Awards unveiled its winners last Sunday, and a big champ—at least where the addiction recovery community is concerned—was Sound of Metal. The film earned six nominations and won for Best Film Editing and Best Sound. The drama is an honest depiction of addiction recovery, and the praise and accolades it has received represent a step forward in the representation of the addiction community and the importance of recovery.
New & Next: Treatment Centers
Promises Brazos Valley Names New CEO
Texas addiction treatment center Promises Brazos Valley recently named Cameron House its new CEO. The licensed professional counselor says, “As a native, I have very deep roots in this community, and by taking on the role of CEO, I can effectively give back to Brazos Valley by creating a safe space for substance use treatment where there hasn’t always been one.”
I can effectively give back to Brazos Valley by creating a safe space for substance use treatment where there hasn’t always been one.”—Cameron House, new CEO, Promises Brazos Valley
New & Next: Webinars
IRETA Webinar on Harm Reduction
The free Institute of Research, Education & Training in Addictions (IRETA) webinar “Understanding Harm Reduction—a New Paradigm for Treating Risky and Addictive Behavior” is scheduled for May 5 from 2:30–4 p.m. EST. The webinar will discuss integrative harm reduction psychotherapy and the limitations of the abstinence-only approach. Registration and more information are available here.
Hazelden Webinar on Teen Substance Use and Sexual Health
On May 12 from 2:30-3:30 pm EST, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation will host the webinar “Teen Substance Use and Reproductive Health.” OB-GYN and addiction medicine physician Alta DeRoo, M.D., will discuss the physiological effects of substance use on adolescent sexual and reproductive health. A certificate of completion will be awarded for attending this event. Registration is open.
New & Next: Job Openings
Mount Sinai Jobs
New York-based Mount Sinai is hiring for multiple locations in New York state. Among the openings are addiction psychiatrist, medical assistant and physical therapist. Interested individuals can find all openings and apply here.
Recovery Centers of America Jobs
Recovery Centers of America has job openings across the nation. Among the positions are recovery support specialist (St. Charles, Ill.; Westminster, Mass.; Devon, Pa.), outpatient clinical assessor (Voorhees, N.J.) and physician assistant (Devon, Pa.). If you’re interested, you can apply here.