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Women’s Recovery Association Joins HealthRIGHT 360

Nonprofit Continues To Expand Its Women’s Programs With San Mateo Provider

San Francisco, CA April 14, 2014 -- Today HealthRIGHT 360 (HR360) announced a merger with Women’s Recovery Association (WRA), adding the San Mateo County provider of recovery services for women and women with children to the nonprofit healthcare organization’s family of programs. Sister Anna Marie Towers founded WRA in 1964, initially offering groups to women struggling with alcoholism. Since its incorporation in 1970,... More

Mental Health Summit Explores Disparities in Access to Care

Sunjung Cho to Present Strategies for Engaging the API Community

Oakland, CA March 28, 2014 -- Mental health professionals and representatives from community organizations are gathering today in Oakland, CA for a regional summit on mental health issues and strategies in Asian American and Pacific Islander (API) communities. “Doing it Right: Culturally-Responsive Engagement Strategies for Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities” will feature programming related to stigma and... More

Make the Change Event to Increase Problem Gambling Awareness

Supervisor Eric Mar and Community Coalition Will Highlight Available Resources

San Francisco, CA March 14, 2014 -- HealthRIGHT 360 is joining San Francisco District 1 Supervisor Eric Mar and a broad coalition of community organizations on Monday, March 17, 2014 at the SF Main Public Library to host the “Make the Change” education and resource event to celebrate Problem Gambling Awareness Month. A press conference will begin at 10:00 AM with remarks from Kent Woo, Executive Director of the... More

David E. Smith, MD Honored For His Dedication to Public Service

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Pioneering Career Recognized With Peter E. Haas Public Service Award, New Medical Clinic

San Francisco, CA March 5, 2014 -- David E. Smith, MD is the recipient of the 2013 Peter E. Haas Public Service Award. Dr. Smith will be honored for his pioneering work in the field of addiction medicine at a ceremony on April 12, 2014 at the Garden Room on the Clark Kerr Campus of the University of California, Berkeley. Dr. Smith’s career spans five decades and includes the founding of Haight... More

HealthRIGHT 360 Family of Programs Grows with Merger

North County Serenity House Provides Recovery Services to San Diego County Women

San Francisco, CA February 18, 2014 -- Today HealthRIGHT 360 (HR360) announced a merger with North County Serenity House (NCSH), adding the San Diego County provider of recovery services for women and women with children to the nonprofit healthcare organization’s family of programs. Since its founding as a single home for women in 1966, NCSH has grown to include a 140-bed residential facility, two sober living houses,... More