Wednesday, February 08, 2023

818 East Jefferson Boulevard
South Bend, IN 46617
AARC: (574) 234-6024
MEAP: (574) 287-1879 or (800) 388-0154
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Recent News

Welcome, Cathy Dietz!

AARC is pleased to announce Cathy Dietz as our new Trauma-Informed Community Programs Coordinator! In this role, Cathy will be responsible for implementing the Handle With Care program throughout St. Joseph County and working to foster community relationships and partnerships around youth trauma support systems.

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AARC Announces New Executive Director

The Alcohol & Addictions Resource Center is pleased to announce that Brian Mounts will serve as the new Executive Director of our community organization. Brian previously served as the Director of Prevention & Community Outreach with AARC (since February 2016) and will begin his new role on October 1, 2021.

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LANGUAGE MATTERS!

When words are used inappropriately to describe individuals with a SUD, it not only negatively distorts societal perceptions of their illness but also feeds into the stigma that can prevent individuals from seeking help. Research suggests that aligning our language to describe addiction with the prevailing research improved outcomes for the individuals. Please check out the video below from our friends at the Addiction Policy Forum!

Video source: Addiction Policy Forum

VIDEO: Language Matters