Morgan Thompson, M.S.W.
Morgan Thompson, M.S.W., is the CEO of Prevention Links, a Union County-based nonprofit focused on substance use prevention and recovery support. Ms. Thompson was instrumental in the launch of the Raymond J. Lesniak Experience Strength and Hope Recovery High School, the Experience Strength and Hope Recovery Center, and the New Jersey Coalition for Addiction Recovery Support (NJ-CARS). All of these innovative solutions to the addiction crisis our state and country are facing were driven by passion and lived experience of addiction recovery.
Ms. Thompson is a person in long-term recovery, having been alcohol and drug free since 2009. Ms. Thompson entered recovery at the age of 18 and speaks candidly about her experiences as an adolescent navigating the continuum of care and recovery support services. Ms. Thompson is a graduate of the Rutgers School of Social Work.
Workshop Session 2
Peers Speak Out: Priority Outcomes for Substance Use Treatment and Services
This project led by Community Catalyst in partnership with Faces & Voices of Recovery and American Society of Addiction Medicine, was the first national examination of treatment outcomes prioritized by people with substance use disorders. The long term goal of the project is to drive improvement in treatment outcomes by focusing on what people need and want.
This workshop is approved for 1-hour Renewal Credit/CEU for: IC&RC/NJ-AP Certification Board | NAADAC