Pamela Lanhart

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Pam Lanhart is the director of Thrive Family Support, a non-profit that helps families nationally connect to resources, education and support. Pam is also a certified family recovery coach, peer recovery specialist, Invitation to Change and CRAFT practitioner and Arise interventionist. Pam is an unwavering person of faith that is passionate about helping families use evidence based best practices in order to move their loved ones toward change and believes that a healthy family gives their loved ones the best opportunity to activate their own personal recovery. Pam is also the 2021 recipient of the Faces & Voices Vernon Johnson Award honoring her tenacious and outstanding national advocacy and work, devoted to spreading the message of recovery and helping families activate their recovery. She is also a fierce advocate for the humane treatment of those suffering from substance use, the availability of harm reduction and the de-stigmatizing of those suffering from the disease of addiction.