Holly L Campbell, CADC, RMSR, SQP

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Trending: How the Stigma of Mental Health is Changing with Pop Culture

Trending: How the Stigma of Mental Health is Changing with Pop Culture

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Special expungement for MIP

Since 2005, Missouri law has had a special method of expungement for a person who pleaded guilty to or was convicted of being a minor in possession of alcohol one time in Missouri. If more than a year has passed since the charge was disposed of or the person turns twenty-one, whichever is earlier, and the person has had no other MIP expungements and has had no other alcohol-related law enforcement contacts (like drunk driving or violating the terms of a liquor license), then all records of the case can be completely deleted upon proper application to the Circuit Court of the county in which the person was charged

Gateway’s January CE Training Covers Mindfulness-Based Sobriety

Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment

Gateway Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers are proud to offer two free Lunchtime Learning webinars in January 2014. Don’t miss your chance to hear directly from Gateway’s substance abuse treatment and mindfulness-based sobriety experts and earn continuing education credit.

 About the Training

The goal of this webinar is to increase understanding of mindfulness and its use in substance abuse treatment programs. Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe and accept your thoughts, feelings, sensations, and urges, without judgment and without reacting to them.

This practice is highly effective in treating emotional dysregulation, stress, depression, grief, and impulsivity – all of which are at risk of fueling addiction.

What you will learn:

  • The basics of mindfulness practice.
  • The history and development of the Mindfulness-Based Therapy model.
  • How Gateway’s innovative approach to mindfulness-based sobriety integrates Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing…

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The Top 10 Drunk Driving Facts


There are a lot of drunk driving facts and myths out there. Often, it’s difficult to distinguish the difference. Let us run down the most important and most searched drunk driving facts.


According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), men between the ages of 21 and 24 have the highest rate of drunk driving arrests.


Nearly 75% of all drunk driving fatalities occur between 12 and 3 a.m. – NHTSA.


In 2009, in all incidents where a drunk driving fatality occurred, 70% of the drivers had a BAC level in excess of .15% – NHTSA

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Suicide Prevention PSA

Suicide prevention is near and dear to my heart. On April 21, 2009 I lost my son to suicide. This video captures the emptiness perfectly.

Transcending Addiction


Male and female alcohol abusers relapse for different reasons

Male and female alcohol abusers relapse for different reasons

About one third of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) members are women, and although the organization helps both sexes recover from addiction, a new study suggests that it does so in different ways.

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