NRAP

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You helped me feel seen, before I even knew what that meant. I will always honor and remember everything you’ve done for me and countless others. Thank you, Kylie

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Congratulations Meri on your well deserved retirement! From what I have noticed, you are working just as much since your retirement began, but I suspect, that is just how it was meant to be for you. I have enjoyed so much getting to know you a little better on the NRAP Network Board and I…

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I have not met many people out in the field who have not been influenced and guided by Mary at some point in their education. Every one of them refers to the lessons and guidance regarding not just their profession but how they approach life. Mary, you have made such an impact throughout not just…

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Meri, Congratulations on your retirement! Whenever I talk about my graduate program, you are the first person that I mention. The connection I felt with you and the ways in which you helped me academically, socially and mentally, will stick with me for the rest of my life. You gently nudged me into adulthood and…

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“Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.” – Dalai Lama Meri, you are such a gift to the community, and your impact is far reaching. You have been an amazing mentor for almost 20 years now. I am so grateful for…

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I took a class from Meri and I learned so much about myself and my family. Meri was so patient as a professor, she has such a gentle and calming attitude. She made me want to be a better person. Thank you for everything you have done to make the world better, Meri. Nora…

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There are so many memories that it’s hard for me to pick one. Meri, you will always be in my thoughts and prayers. The wonderful things you have done for CASAT and NRAP will never be forgotten. You are an inspiration to all of us. May the good Lord continue to bless you with good…

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Over thirteen years ago, you took a chance on a LOA who taught for the School of Social Work and who wanted to teach about addictions. You kept me on after the first semester, and kept asking me to come back year after year. I appreciate you support, honesty and guidance in all the years…

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Heaven sent!! Dear Dr Shadley, one of the best memories in my life was the moment you came into my life. I met you at a time I gave up trying to get my therapist license. If it wasn’t for you, my dream would not have come true!! Thank you, I am forever grateful Tamara…

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Meri! Thank you for being a part of my academic career, professional career, and family for this past decade. You created a great place for me to learn about who I am and want to be and also challenged me to reevaluate that often. I know I have a lot more to learn with you.…

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