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  • Staff with the Ho’omau Ke Ola Native Hawaiian Substance Abuse Treatment Program

    Healing in Hawaii – The Role of Culture in Addiction Recovery

    When students learn and practice culturally enhanced recovery strategies, they heal, connect with a larger community, and establish beliefs that make them a part of a bigger historical picture.

    When students learn and practice culturally enhanced recovery strategies, they heal, connect with a larger community, and establish beliefs that make them a part of a bigger historical picture.

    When students learn and practice culturally enhanced recovery strategies, they heal, connect with a larger community, and establish beliefs that make them a part of a bigger historical picture.

  • Student in Front of Classroom

    Safe Schools in Hawaii

    Read about transformational efforts in Hawaii to establish a trauma-informed program that promotes safety, wellness, and resilience for children in schools.

    Read about transformational efforts in Hawaii to establish a trauma-informed program that promotes safety, wellness, and resilience for children in schools.

    Read about transformational efforts in Hawaii to establish a trauma-informed program that promotes safety, wellness, and resilience for children in schools.

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    Turning Point: Criminal Justice to Behavioral Health

    SAMHSA’s criminal diversion programs produce a “positive pipeline,” offering people the chance to avoid jail time if they explore wellness and recovery.

    SAMHSA’s criminal diversion programs produce a “positive pipeline,” offering people the chance to avoid jail time if they explore wellness and recovery.

    SAMHSA’s criminal diversion programs produce a “positive pipeline,” offering people the chance to avoid jail time if they explore wellness and recovery.

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