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We are dedicated to organizing and mobilizing the over 23 million Americans in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, our families, friends and allies into recovery community organizations and networks, to promote the right and resources to recover through advocacy, education and demonstrating the power and proof of long-term recovery.

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The Transformative Effect of Belonging and Empowerment

June 30, 2020

Belonging and empowerment have been some of the most powerful factors in both my personal recovery and professional work for the past 30 years. The sense of belonging within a peer group, a family, a...

When a Matter Matters Most

June 30, 2020

Today, matter has a new meaning. By definition, a matter is important and significant.  For many, their recovery matters most, as does mine.  In years past, I have had the opportunity to go to Washington,...

Facing the Phases—Together

May 5, 2020

These are troubled yet hopeful times. Under guidance and ultimate trust, we have acted to protect lives from being taken by an invisible vicious villain. In important ways we find ourselves being together yet being apart. The economic costs defy comprehension. All lives are precious and there is...

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Together, we can eliminate the stigma and discrimination so often faced by individuals and families impacted by alcohol and drug addiction. Supporters like you make it possible to celebrate recovery and make a better future for generations to come.