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If you want to be in the know about what’s going on at our organization, you’ve come to the right place. Be sure to check back regularly to get our latest news updates.

Fighting the Stigma of Addiction

January 21, 2015

http://www.drugrehab.org/expert-area/fighting-the-stigma-of-addiction/

Cut the Stigma

December 16, 2014

https://www.thefix.com/content/cut-stigma

Faces & Voices Hires New Executive Director

December 12, 2014

It is with great pleasure that Faces & Voices of Recovery announces the hiring of Patty McCarthy Metcalf as our new Executive Director. A long time Faces & Voices board member, Ms. McCarthy Metcalf is...

Recovery Advocacy and Personal Philanthropy by William White & Greg Williams

July 14, 2014

I have written a good deal about the harmful effects of money on social movements – particularly about how recovery advocacy movements can be harmed by too much money, too little money, ill-timed money and...

Faces & Voices of Recovery to Honor Chris Herren Former NBA Start with National Voice of Recovery Award

June 20, 2014

Over 23 Million Americans Are In Recovery From Addiction — America Honors Recovery Is The Preeminent Awards Ceremony Highlighting The Accomplishments Of The Most Influential Addiction Recovery Advocates WASHINGTON, D.C.—June 25, 2013— Former NBA basketball...

Congratulations To The First Five Organizations To Receive CAPRSS Accreditation!

February 25, 2014

Five organizations have received full accreditation status for their peer recovery support services programs from the Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services (CAPRSS). In its first-ever round of awards, CAPRSS accredited the Association...

The New Face of Faces & Voices of Recovery

February 17, 2014

We’re excited to launch this amazing new website where you can learn, connect & take action. I’m proud to serve as Faces & Voices board chair and work with recovery advocates from across the country...

Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services LLC Established to Accredit Organizations and Programs Providing Peer Recovery Support Services

June 22, 2013

(Washington, DC, July 22, 2013) – Faces & Voices of Recovery has established the Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services (CAPRSS) LLC, the next step in implementing a system to accredit recovery community...

FIRST-EVER NATIONWIDE SURVEY DOCUMENTS DRAMATIC IMPROVEMENTS IN ALL AREAS OF LIFE FOR PEOPLE IN RECOVERY FROM ADDICTION

April 25, 2013

Study highlights the critical need for removal of discriminatory barriers to people with addiction and fighting for recovery – costing nation $343 Billion a year (Washington, DC, April 25, 2013) – The results from the...