Stigma kept people with substance use disorders “in the shadows.” Now, they’re fighting to “recover out loud.”

A recent article featured on CBS News discusses the new federal data that states approximately 72.2% of more than 29 million Americans with substance use disorder are living in Recovery. This week was the Mobilize Recovery Conference in Washington, D.C., the conference aimed at promoting political action and support for those in Recovery. Faces & Voices of Recovery had several staff present at the conference on various subjects.

Kim Govak, a programs manager at Faces & Voices of Recovery, said that she was thrilled the event “put a spotlight on recovery” and hoped that the momentum of the event, as well as national efforts, would lead to change around the country.

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