The 2001 & 2021 Recovery Summits

A Historical Summit  by: Bill White In 2001, more than 130 recovery advocates from more than 30 states gathered in Saint Paul, Minnesota at the invitation of the Johnson Institute’s…

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Virtual Shift

2020 was a challenging time. It may have looked different. We may have had less hugs and more virtual high-fives, but we were still able to accomplish amazing things. This…

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The Words We Use Matter – Part 2

Change the Names – Remove “Abuse” Policymakers in all levels of government have an opportunity and a responsibility to work towards eliminating stigma by using non-stigmatizing terms for addiction. Individuals…

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The Words We Use Matter – Part 1

Recovery Voices Count As we enter the final month of the 2020 election cycle, it becomes more vital that we include the faces and voices of recovery at all levels…

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National Recovery Month Annoucement

National Recovery Month 2020 National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) is an international observance held every September to educate people about how substance use and mental health services can enable individuals and their families to live healthy…

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