Tina Rockwell RP - in the Recorder 1-11-19


Staff Writer

Friday, January 11, 2019

GREENFIELD — Tina Rockwood’s family often asks her when she’s getting off her medication. Sometimes they ask her if she will ever get off of it.

It’s a question she doesn’t always know how to answer, and it’s certainly one that creates some self-doubt about a form of substance use treatment that while is moving into the mainstream in America, still carries its social baggage.

“It really affects my feelings of myself,” Rockwood (Member and Peer Leader at The RECOVER Project) told a full house of a hundred or so health providers, advocates and community members gathered at Greenfield Community College Friday morning. (Continue reading…)