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November 23, 2020
Boundaries: Myths & Facts – Virtual CEU Session on Wednesday 12/9

Setting clear boundaries with a young adult in active addiction and/or early recovery is one of the most challenging processes for parents.  Join us for our upcoming Virtual CEU Session – Boundaries: Myths and Facts to discuss the myths and facts regarding how to support clients in appropriate, healthy, and effective boundary setting and management.

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November 20, 2020
Upcoming Virtual Parent Support Group – Tuesday 12/8 at 7pm ET

The main topic for this month’s Parent Support group is boundaries. Having clear boundaries with a young adult in active addiction and/or early recovery provides a framework for expectations on both sides.

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November 9, 2020
Color Coded: A Passion Project Story

Not sure what his life in recovery would look like, Liam was thrilled to learn he could pursue art as a part of our Transitional Living program. Now in the middle of his Passion Project, we’re thrilled to see this talented young artist sketching out a vision for his success.

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November 2, 2020
Dr. Sara Koenig Joins the Green Hill Team as Medical Director

As the Medical Director, Dr. Koenig will provide and supervise direct medical care for all our clients, and help us to continue to build a true integrated and integrative medicine practice. Sara brings years of training and experience in traditional clinical management of addictions and co-occurring disorders to the Green Hill team.

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October 27, 2020
Meet Our Executive Director: Nick Slovak

I found myself really aligned with Tripp’s vision for Green Hill, specifically the academically-oriented way the program was designed. I can identify with our client population, as I personally struggled to get back on my feet scholastically after my time in treatment. I firmly believe I would have benefitted from the Green Hill Model of treatment, had it been available to me.

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October 19, 2020
Register For Our Virtual CEU Session: Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA)

We’re happy to invite our community of professionals and friends to join our upcoming Virtual CEU Session. This Continuing Education event will cover CRA – Community Reinforcement Approach – and its application in substance use disorder treatment in young adults.

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Culture Is Why I Joined Green Hill – by Marcus Shumate

Before I joined, I sensed a chance for growth at Green Hill. Now that I am on the inside, I have experienced a culture that exists all the way from clients to the leadership team, and which is focused on flourishing – personally and professionally. I am excited about all that the culture of Green Hill can bring to me, and those that we serve.

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October 12, 2020
Green Hill Increases Accessibility to Substance Use Treatment by Joining Aetna as In-Network Provider

PRESS RELEASE: Green Hill Recovery announced today that it has become an in-network provider for Aetna. This announcement marks a monumental step forward in Green Hill’s effort to make high quality treatment more affordable and accessible for families in North Carolina and beyond.

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September 28, 2020
Cassidy Conway Joins the Green Hill Team as Primary Therapist

Green Hill is excited to announce that Cassidy Conway has joined the team as a Primary Therapist for our Outpatient program. Cassidy conducts individual and group counseling helping clients along their journey of growth and development through the Green Hill curriculum.

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September 14, 2020
Meet Our Primary Therapist: Casey Miller

My favorite moments at Green Hill are from group therapy sessions. This is where the work that clients are doing truly shines. It’s amazing to see our guys support each other and show up as their true selves. There is truly no better feeling than watching someone get in touch with themself and start the process of growth.

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September 8, 2020
Voices Heard: A Passion Project Story

Music plays an important role in our everyday lives, and so it naturally is ever present in our program. Through our recent music-inspired Passion Projects, we’ve seen several clients thrive artistically and bond with someone else in early recovery by collectively focusing on something healthy.

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September 3, 2020
Green Hill’s CEO Presenting at APNC’s Fall Conference

Our CEO Tripp Johnson will present at the APNC Fall Conference, discussing how intentionally developing a culture based on a shared set of values and a vision has allowed our organization to thrive amidst the chaos caused by Covid-19.

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August 31, 2020
Marcus Shumate Joins the Green Hill Team as Clinical Outreach Director

Green Hill is excited to announce that Marcus Shumate is joining the team as the Clinical Outreach Director. For the first time, Green Hill has created a position dedicated to educating referents, family members, and potential clients about Green Hill’s programs.

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August 23, 2020
Meet Our Program Coordinator: Jay Bylund

I believe Green Hill stands out for one reason: we genuinely take a vested interest in each one of our clients, as opposed to treating them as just another dollar sign. Our tight-knit staff and team culture helps us support our residents to be their best.

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August 15, 2020
Green Hill Celebrates 3rd Anniversary!

From humble beginnings, we set out 3 years ago to integrate clinical services, academic and career coaching, and community involvement through sober living and peer support to serve young adults interested in academic and career progression.

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August 9, 2020
Green Hill Throws Support Behind North Carolina’s Largest Addiction Professionals Network

Green Hill joined APNC because we believe that community partnerships, training, and education are paramount if we want to combat the growing epidemic of mental health and substance use disorders.

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July 29, 2020
Podcast: Nick Slovak Talks Academics & Recovery on “Success is Subjective”

Green Hill’s Executive Director Nick Slovak and host Joanna Lilley discuss a broad range of recovery and educational topics on the Success is Subjective podcast.

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July 21, 2020
Meet Our Primary Therapist: Emily Trapp

As far as female role models, I have always admired professional surfer Bethany Hamilton for her worth ethic, passion, drive, ambition and courageous demeanor. She is a person who has not let her circumstances compromise her ability to work toward her dreams.

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July 6, 2020
Photo Finish: A Passion Project Story

Struggling after years of substance abuse, Green Hill reintroduced one resident to an old passion. Now starting a career in photography, Matt’s life has expanded in ways he couldn’t have imagined.

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July 3, 2020
Meet an Educational Consultant: Joanna Lilley, MA, NCC

When young people across America need help with education, treatment, or simply future planning, their families often turn to Educational Consultants (EC). In the first post of our new blog series “Meet an Educational Consultant” we get to know Joanna Lilley, one of the best ECs out there.

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June 23, 2020
Green Hill’s Why: A Look at What Inspires Us

The most powerful question an organization can answer is why. Why did we start this company? Why do we serve the people we serve? Join us as we take a step back to look at ‘why’ we are in this field instead of just ‘what’ we do on a day-to-day basis.

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June 7, 2020
Meet Our Outpatient Director: Brandon Robinson

When I entered the clinical service field, I felt it would be a natural fit for me to work with youth since I wasn’t far removed from being one, and it was ridiculously easy for me to empathize with their stories and chaotic lifestyles.

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May 27, 2020
Mindfulness and Recovery

An aspect of every phase of our Green Hill curriculum, introducing and reinforcing regular mindfulness practice is an integral fragment of the balanced life we envision for our clients. Our staff are not only strong advocates, but also have significant experience in various practices.

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May 18, 2020
Recovery Isn’t Linear

While our lives get better over time in recovery, the journey is never linear. Knowing this and embracing it is an extremely important part of achieving lifelong sobriety. How we battle through setbacks and tough times by turning them into growth opportunities is part of the mission at Green Hill.

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May 10, 2020
Meet Our Academic and Career Coordinator: Hayat Shawwa

I love when our clients share their academic successes with me, such as getting into a school, graduating from a program, or making a good grade on an exam or paper. Hearing from them makes me realize that I’d made enough of an impact that they thought enough of me to still keep me updated.

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May 3, 2020
Introducing the Passion Projects Initiative

A successful life in recovery, is one that is built on a foundation of purpose and meaning. To help our community, our team developed the Passion Project initiative that gives each client an individualized and creative path into recovery.

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April 27, 2020
Meet Our Program Facilitator: Caleb Barnhart

Having spent a significant portion of my early adulthood battling addiction, I find it very rewarding to help guys in this age range. I feel uniquely qualified to help them with the issues that young men with substance abuse disorders face in early sobriety.

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April 13, 2020
CEO Corner: Reflections on Leadership & Business, Contemplative Practice, and Personal Life – Q1 2020

This year my focus has been on leading as opposed to managing, which has paid off. Being more in tune with others’ needs, I’ve been able to provide inspiration and motivation during the COVID-19 related uncertainty.

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April 8, 2020
Program Update April 8, 2020: COVID-19 and Keeping Your Program Alive Through Chaos

We are sharing our “playbook” with the community in the event that it may be useful for your residents, their families, or your programs at large.

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April 6, 2020
Meet Our Development Director: Jake Summers

I became a partner because of Green Hill’s approach to recovery. My story in recovery involves losing my academic and career footing, and I know how hard it is to lose your identity and find a new one. A platform to help young men navigate similar experiences sounded tailor made for me.

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