RI International employee introduces RISE program in addressing mental health and addiction treatment in Malibu, CA

RI International employee Gordon Durich, a Recovery Specialist with our RISE program in Oxnard, California was published in the February/March issue of the Malibu Chronicle, a publication with 100,000 local readers of the print publication, and world-wide online circulation. Gordon’s article includes a quote from RI International CEO David Covington, and features several mental health and addiction treatment centers in the Malibu area, including RI’s RISE program in which Gordon serves.  Click to read the article on MalibuChronicle.com.

RI International CEO & President delivers Zero Suicide message to Washington State’s Summit of Hope

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Zero suicide? Summit of Hope aims to start dialogue about taboo subject

By Nuran Alteir, The Oregonian/Oregon Live


RI International employee Jeffery Najarian speaks to San Diego Board RE: $10 million for housing the homeless

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$10 Million to help homeless, mental illness

Funds will provide housing for mentally ill in recovery programs.

By Joshua Stewart, The San Diego Union-Tribune.




RI International joins forces with other Mental Health Providers on Veteran-related 22 to 0 Suicide Prevention campaign

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Magellan Health, Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Organizations Launch 22-to-0 Campaign Marking National Suicide Prevention Month



Recovery Innovations’ ROC Awarded VA National Contract for Peer Support

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Atlanta Declaration – 28th World Congress “New Discoveries and Technologies in Suicide Prevention”

Recovery Innovations CEO David Covington Presentation Featured in Oregonian Article

david-covington-speakingDavid Covington, CEO and president of Recovery Innovations, and an expert on the Zero Suicide initiative, was the keynote speaker at Washington County Suicide Prevention Council’s Summit of Hope on May 13, 2015.

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Recovery Innovations Aaron Foster “Arrow” Receives Rise Award

Nearly 200 people gathered at Parsons Center for Health and Wellness on Wednesday, April 29 to honor the nominees and winners of Mercy Maricopa’s first annual RISE Awards.

The victors, all strong contenders, were chosen from 35 nominees in the three RISE Award categories. These individuals and agencies have demonstrated an unwavering dedication to transforming the behavioral health community by promoting recovery and resiliency, health and wellness, and innovation.

Recovery Innovations’ Aaron Foster “Arrow” received a Rise award for Health and Wellness.

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CEO David Covington asked to Present by The Suicide Prevention Council of Washington County

The council is sponsoring the Summit of Hope on Wednesday, May 13, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m., at Pacific University in Forest Grove. The free event is open to anyone interested in suicide prevention – health care and behavioral health providers, social service agencies, faith leaders, educators, law enforcement, local government, businesses, first responders, survivors of suicide loss, concerned friends and family, and more.

David Covington, an internationally renowned behavioral health speaker and expert on the Zero Suicide Initiative, will be the keynote speaker. Mr. Covington’s presentation will be followed by small group discussions by community sector.

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