Communities – Blown and Driven- Together

Communities—Blown and Driven—Together byMerlyn Karst Crisis begets opportunity. Hurricanes blow things apart and people together. Wildfires drive people out, and yet together. Mass shootings scatter people, and then bring them together. Survivors gather in mutual and sustaining support. From history and now today, we hear the words— together we shall… […]

2018 PCA Biz Roll Outs

Here is a line up of the roll outs scheduled for 2018! PCA could not be more excited. This will take patience, time, energy, and most of all community involvement. We encourage volunteers to participate on many many levels and in  many counties. But with the continuing rise of overdosed […]

Recovery Month Music Fest Colorado

  Shoes Missing Their Souls  written by Merlyn Karst A display of shoes represents those who died of drug overdose in Colorado On the steps of the city’s white palace, purple balloons bobbed Grounded by empty shoes, empty cavities for feet that narcotics defeated and robbed Memorialized connections trawl between […]

Another layer of training

  This fall, the staff at PCA have spent some time putting together a catalog and a game plan for the future of recovery coaching in Colorado and beyond because we believe in its efficacy and impact.  Our experience has shown us that the response to peer infusion into our […]

Merlyn Karst – Community Beacon

written by Merlyn Karst Thank you. I sincerely appreciate the award and thanks to all the recovery beacons that shine on the way to health and happiness in recovery. My name is Merlyn Karst and I’m a person in long-term recovery and that means I haven’t had a drink in […]

Putting a Face on Recovery

PCA has borrowed an idea from Connecticut Community of Addiction Recovery by collecting pics of normal everyday folks in recovery and grouping them together. The intention is to highlight the normalcy of recovery and how it affects people just like your friends and family. We believe we need more of […]

Changing Recovery Month to Month(s)

     by Merlyn Karst September is National Recovery Month and is held annually to increase awareness and celebrate successes of those in recovery. It provides comprehensive education about substance use treatment and mental health services and can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder in learning about […]

Recovery Basics for Parents

PCA Colorado is very pleased to announce we now have Recovery Basics for Parents – a 6 hour basic training on recovery principles and ideals geared to inform the family to help support both themselves and their affected family member as well as provide tools to move the family system […]

2018 PCA Training Catalog

When PCA began, I had already been exposed to a few peer mentoring trainings and implemented a couple within organizations. What I learned through those experiences was that a single week of training is barely enough information to create a competent peer coach. On the job experience, supervision, and ongoing […]


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