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As the nation’s leading advocate for recovery from addiction, Faces & Voices of Recovery is frequently called upon as a vast resource in advancing recovery efforts everywhere. We share thought leadership and commentary with recovery communities across the country, to build evidence-based recovery efforts and energize recovery organizations.

Through our monthly Voices & Views newsletter, Public Policy updates, and other communications Faces & Voices of Recovery delivers trending and breaking news, innovations, research and trends impacting the recovery community.

In the News

Empowering Recovery Advocates: Lessons Learned from the Recovery Leadership Summit and Hill Day

By Phil Rutherford | June 29, 2023

Considering Diverse Experiences and Recovery Capital The Recovery Leadership Summit and Hill Day served as a powerful reinforcement of our collective belief that addiction is…

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Advocating for a Recovery-Ready Nation

By Keegan Wicks | June 5, 2023

Uniting for the greater good In its mission to change the way substance use and recovery are understood and embraced, Faces & Voices of Recovery…

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Changing the Way the World Treats Recovery

By Patty McCarthy | June 5, 2023

Transforming the recovery landscape through advocacy, collaboration, and empowerment At Faces & Voices of Recovery, we stand on the forefront of transformative social change in…

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Informing and Empowering the Recovery Collective

By Phil Rutherford | June 5, 2023

Shared purpose: ending the stigma and saving lives In our collective pursuit, the one common goal that unites persons in recovery and Recovery Community Organizations…

Press Releases

Recovery Community Organization (RCO) Certification Program Launches

December 29, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Faces & Voices of Recovery Launches New Recovery Community (RCO) Certification Program This certification program recognizes organizations that champion recovery and support…

Faces & Voices of Recovery launches new digital app through partnership with Elevance Health Foundation

August 30, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FACES & VOICES OF RECOVERY LAUNCHES NEW DIGITAL APP THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH ELEVANCE HEALTH FOUNDATION   Washington, D.C. (August 31, 2023) –…

Faces & Voices of Recovery Launches the Alliance for Recovery Centered Organizations

July 5, 2023

Washington, DC ARCO (Association of Recovery Community Organizations), is the leading membership organization for recovery community organizations dedicated to promoting and supporting recovery from substance…

Faces & Voices of Recovery Celebrates Recovery Month

July 3, 2023

Washington, DC Faces & Voices of Recovery, a leading national organization dedicated to promoting long-term recovery from substance use disorders, is gearing up to celebrate…

2023-2025 Federal Policy & Advocacy Priorities

March 3, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  FACES & VOICES OF RECOVERY ANNOUNCES ITS 2023-2025 FEDERAL POLICY & ADVOCACY PRIORITIES Washington, DC Faces & Voices of Recovery is honored to…

Faces & Voices of Recovery Issues Urgent Call to Action

November 17, 2022

“Unlocking the Potential of Recovery Community Organizations and Peer Recovery Support Services is an important call to action on the future of addiction recovery in…

FACES & VOICES OF RECOVERY TO MANAGE AND LEAD INTERNATIONAL RECOVERY DAY, ADVANCING ANNUAL GLOBAL CELEBRATION

January 13, 2022

Washington, DC  Faces & Voices of Recovery, a national advocacy organization and staple in the recovery community since 2001, is proud to further the work and dedication of International Recovery Day (IRD). Assuming responsibility of…

OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – Summit is going virtual!

September 1, 2021

Faces & Voices Update September 1, 2021 ANNOUNCEMENT The 20th Anniversary Summit is Moving to a Virtual-Only event We’ve been closely monitoring the situation regarding…

The 2001 & 2021 Recovery Summits

August 12, 2021

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…

Virtual Shift

January 22, 2021

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…