As a country, we have made strides in understanding addiction to be a disease. Treatment, not criminalization, has become a strong rallying cry. However, our treatment resources continue to be woefully inadequate for the scope of the problem. Too many people still consider those that are addicted to drugs or alcohol or both to be morally deficient.Read More
Hello friends and colleagues. I hope you enjoy the article showcasing Transition To Success in Memphis. This movement began with one social worker sharing what she learned at a conference with a community leader in Memphis . Today these Champions have engaged an entire community, transforming understanding and response to poverty across a network of care. Be the power of one. When hope meets opportunity dreams become reality.
Yours, Dr. WilsonRead More
A growing model contends that poverty isn’t something to simply “rise above” any more than exposure to lead or asbestos.Read More
Quick survey questions – do you want to be poor? Do you want your children to be poor? Do you know anyone who wants to be poor?
No matter who the audience is, the answer is a resounding no. No one wants to be poor.Read More