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Each week I interview guests who delve into a myriad of substance abuse, mental health and social justice concerns. Hear some provocative discussions that will hopefully provide an impetus for change and better understanding.

Feb 15, 2022

Building Connections
Episode 22 with Kathy Sullivan & Bob Houghtaling

Friends Way

Ryan Loiselle, Program Director for FRIENDS WAY, discusses his important work supporting children who are grieving the loss of a parent. Special emphasis is placed on how the Opioid Crisis has impacted young people’s ability to connect.

Volunteers are at the core of FRIENDS WAY and they are asked to make a big, yet important, commitment. Recruitment is an ongoing process. Finally, the impact Covid-19 has had, along with the need for additional funding, was explored.