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A Monthly Newsletter for our Community 

February 6, 2023 | Edition 42

Staff Spotlight: Jovan Gonzales

For Rise Recovery Youth Peer Coach, Jovan Gonzales, recovery is all about family and finding oneself. In this Staff Spotlight, Jovan shares his dreams for the future, his observations on the past and what a day in the life is like for a program staff member working with youth.

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Spend your morning on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 with Kortney Olson who knows what itʼs like to drag yourself up from the bottom. After surviving assault, an eating disorder, depression and drug and alcohol addiction all before she was 21, Kortney knows how important it is to turn negative experiences into power, strength, and confidence.

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Rise Recovery Board Trustee, Kal Grant, gave an interview on the Recovery Lab podcast last week. Her powerful testimony of recovery is tempered with funny anecdotes and relatable scenarios that make this a fantastic way to spend some free time.

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Whether you're spending Valentine's Day on your own or with a loved one, self-care is the best way to feel the love. In this article by Mental Health America, you'll learn ten ways to take care of yourself every day! 

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In January, Rise Recovery partnered with two other nonprofit organizations to host the first ever San Antonio Summit on Youth Violence. This summit was held in direct response to the recent release of The 2022 City Violence Prevention Index which gave San Antonio a meager grade of 16 out of 100 points on their criteria scale.

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A new report by the Federal Trade Commission shows that cigarette sales in the United States have fallen by an incredible 70% in the last 40 years. In fact, the annual number of cigarettes sold by major U.S. tobacco companies fell below 200 billion for the first time ever in 2021. 

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