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Alternatives 2012: Financial Wellness

Mental Health and Wellness Radio

Release Date: 10/13/2012

Mental Health and Wellness Radio travels to Portland, Oregon for the 26th annual Alternatives Conference. Alternatives is the oldest conference run by and for consumers (people with mental health challenges). Host Jenee Darden drops by the "Helping Our Communities Get Back On Their Financial Feet" workshop.  She talks to presenter Joe Powell about how financial stability and financial literacy can make a great impact on one's wellness. Joe Powell is the executive director of the Association of Persons Affected by Addiction (APAA) in Dallas, Texas. He also serves on SAMHSA's Wellness Initiative Steering Committee.