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Fight Substance Abuse, Get Your Student Loans Paid

It’s always exciting to be able to announce a new programs that can provide relief to student loan borrowers. The National Health Services Corp (NHSC), a federal agency, has established a new student loan repayment assistance program that can provide up to $75,000 to eligible borrowers who make a commitment to helping communities struggling with opioid addiction and substance abuse. The program is called the “Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program.”

Here’s how it works. The program is geared towards medical professionals – specifically physicians, registered nurses, licensed clinical social workers, and other similar health care workers. In order to qualify, you must be a health professional and you must agree to make a minimum three-year commitment working at an eligible “treatment site” in an “underserved community.” Treatments sites can include opioid treatment programs and outpatient substance abuse disorder sites. An underserved community is a particular designation provided by the NHSC to describe certain areas and communities that have a significant need for medical professionals; often these are rural, impoverished, or high-crime places. NHSC maintains a list of these high-need, underserved communities.

Borrowers who meet the criteria, are approved for the program, and keep their service commitment can get up to $75,000 in student debt relief – which can make a huge difference for health care workers, who tend to carry high student debt balances. NHSC expects to make around 1,100 awards under the program over the next few years, which would total over $80 million.

 This is a potentially valuable opportunity for student loan borrowers to participate in much-needed efforts to reduce substance abuse while also getting their student debt reduced. However, borrowers should be aware of the potential downside of these types of NHSC repayment assistance awards – if you agree to participate in the program and receive an award, but then become unable to fulfill or complete the minimum three-year service commitment (even if it’s for very good reasons), the award could be converted into a high-interest loan that must be repaid under very strict terms. This can get people into very serious trouble; if the newly-converted loan isn’t repaid quickly as required, it can lead to credit damage and collections litigation. So if you’re going to apply for this program, make sure it’s something you’re able and willing to commit to.

The first round of applications is due by February 21, 2019. You can get more information on the program here.

Source: forbes.com Feb 16, 2019, 10:01am

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Fall In Love With You! Uncover The Power Within Workshop.

Fall In Love With You! Uncover The Power Within

It's Time to stop looking for love in others and fall in love with you. Are you ready to find the greatest relationship you ever had?


Workshop Includes:

  • Instructions to identify and release negative thought patterns
  • Guided Meditation to release self destructive energy
  • Customized affirmation card and raw crystal to affirm your newfound self love

When: Feb 9th, 2019 @ 3pm
Where: 5400 West Atlantic Blvd Margate, FL 33063
Price: $20

Hosted By:

Katie Townsend, BSW, CTLC

Deana Rash, BS, CAP

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Forgiveness Workshop Saturday December 1st 2018

The Forgiveness Workshop: The most wonderful workshop you will ever attend!!!

This upcoming workshop, Saturday December 1st, will be the most meaningful and life-changing of them all.
 
Why? Two simple reasons:
 
1- The topic is forgiving yourself and others.
Every psychological system and every spiritual tradition agree that forgiveness produces more inner healing, more positive change in self-esteem, more release from toxic thinking and behavior, more physical health, more transformation in relationships and more meaningful spiritual and personal growth than any other practice.
 
2- My own special and highly effective non-religious but deeply psychological/spiritual approach to the subject and practice of forgiveness. I have designed a unique combination of brief information bites and creative, powerful meditations/guided imagery/affirmative prayer/proxy interactional healing and sharing that will make this the most meaningful encounter with forgiveness you have ever had.
 
These practices will help you forgive yourself and others at a level you have never imagined. The results will be amazing and possibly even miraculous.

Workshop When, Where and How Much!

Saturday, December 1st from 10 am (Sharp!) until 5 pm.
Please arrive between 9:30 and 10 am for coffee and donuts!
 
Location: 
Fellowship Foundation – Recovery Community Center
5400 W Atlantic Blvd.
Margate, Florida
Go West on Atlantic Blvd towards Margate
Cross Lyons and go less than 1 mile.  Center is on the left.
 
Investment; $40.00 per person 
Payments made to Fellowship Foundation Recovery Community Organization.
 
Note:Please bring your own light lunch.  Water and coffee will be provided.  Three restaurants are within 100 yards of our meeting place but we will allow only 1 hour for lunch.
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Forgiveness Workshop Saturday November 3

The Forgiveness Workshop: The most wonderful workshop you will ever attend!!!

This upcoming workshop, Saturday November 3, will be the most meaningful and life-changing of them all.
 
Why? Two simple reasons:
 
1- The topic is forgiving yourself and others.
Every psychological system and every spiritual tradition agree that forgiveness produces more inner healing, more positive change in self-esteem, more release from toxic thinking and behavior, more physical health, more transformation in relationships and more meaningful spiritual and personal growth than any other practice.
 
2- My own special and highly effective non-religious but deeply psychological/spiritual approach to the subject and practice of forgiveness. I have designed a unique combination of brief information bites and creative, powerful meditations/guided imagery/affirmative prayer/proxy interactional healing and sharing that will make this the most meaningful encounter with forgiveness you have ever had.
 
These practices will help you forgive yourself and others at a level you have never imagined. The results will be amazing and possibly even miraculous.

Workshop When, Where and How Much!

Saturday, November 3 from 10 am (Sharp!) until 5 pm.
Please arrive between 9:30 and 10 am for coffee and donuts!
 
Location: 
Fellowship Foundation – Recovery Community Center
5400 W Atlantic Blvd.
Margate, Florida
Go West on Atlantic Blvd towards Margate
Cross Lyons and go less than 1 mile.  Center is on the left.
 
Investment; $75 per person IF PAID BY WEDNESDAY OCT 31.  Fee is $95 thereafter.  No refunds for cancellations after Oct 31.
Payments made to Matthew Anderson and Associates, Inc.
 
Note:Please bring your own light lunch.  Water and coffee will be provided.  Three restaurants are within 100 yards of our meeting place but we will allow only 1 hour for lunch.

About the Group Facilitator:

Matthew Anderson. B.A., M. Div., D.Min.

Worked as a coach/consultant to couples, individuals, entrepreneurs, and businesses since 1970 with over 45 thousand hours of experience.  Author of four books, the most recent is The Resurrection of Romance: How to create and sustain a world class romantic relationship that lasts a lifetime. Created a variety of CD’s and on line courses including, The Journey of Love, Wake Up and Drive Your Life, Eating to Kill, Why You Want to Be Fat, The David Principle and Life Outside the Box. Lived and worked in South Carolina, Boston, San Diego, Hawaii and South Florida.

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FedUp Goes Local 2018

This year’s Fed Up Goes Local Rally was a success. The event was hosted by the City of Pembroke Pines at the beautiful Charles F. Dodge City Center. Fellowship Foundation along with the City of Pembroe Pines, Liz Fisher, StoppNow, and South Florida Wellness Network collaborated in the creation of the event. All of the agencies involved in the event have been diligently working raising awareness and continue to fight the Opioid Epidemic that has been affecting us at a national level. 

Fellowship Foundation COO Sara Barkley
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