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Breaking the Stigma: The Truth about Cannabis

Breaking the Stigma
Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

The “Breaking the Stigma: The Truth About Cannabis” video was created with the purpose of bringing awareness and education about substance abuse among youth.  Cannabis is now being legalized in many states and […] read more

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

April 30, 2016 is The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.  This campaign aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about […] read more

Finding Fulfillment – March 2016 Newsletter

Posted: Monday, April 11th, 2016

Check out our March 2016 issue of Sun Street Centers’ Quarterly Newsletter!
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PARTS Newsletter – March 2016

Posted: Saturday, March 19th, 2016

Check out the March 2016 issue of the PARTS Newsletter!
March 2016 – PARTS Newsletter
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Monterey County Jail inmates seek a better path to future at job fair

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2016

Via The Monterey County Herald:
Salinas >> Manuel Cortez spent Thursday morning motivated by the prospects of landing a job, as soon as he gets out of jail.
Cortez was among about 50 […] read more

Roberto Garcia to Retire from Sun Street Centers

Posted: Friday, January 29th, 2016

Salinas, CA – January 2016
Please join us in extending best wishes to Roberto Garcia.  After 15 years of service Roberto is retiring from his position as Program Manager of the Men’s Residential […] read more

Powerball frenzy can trip up problem gamblers

Posted: Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Addiction specialist, Gordon Horne, speaks about the triggers of addiction with gambling.  “The lie is that you can’t get better, the truth is you can.” […] read more

For Some, the Holidays Bring Both Joy and Pain…

Posted: Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Christmas and Addicts

I met Michael Acosta at Sun Street Center’s Pueblo del Mar residential facility for recovering addicts. The Center’s Christmas Party was about to begin. Michael was dressed as one of […] read more

Home for the Holidays – December 2015 Newsletter

Christmas table
Posted: Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Check out our December 2015 issue of Sun Street Centers’ Quarterly Newsletter!
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Monterey County Gives! Nov. 12th – Dec. 31st

Beach Cleanup 2015
Posted: Monday, November 9th, 2015

Monterey County Gives is a collaborative effort between Monterey County Weekly, Community Foundation for Monterey County, and Monterey Peninsula Foundation.
The annual Monterey County Gives Campaign kicks off on November 12th, 2015.
Monterey […] read more