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Resilience Annotated Bibliography: SAMHSA’s Partners for Recovery Initiative

A great deal of literature exists in both the mental and substance use disorder fields about building, enhancing, and activating resilience in persons at risk for and with mental and/or substance use disorders. Many of the resilience studies that have been conducted have focused on children, adolescents, and young adults—populations that are greatly influenced by family, peers, and social environments revolving largely around the individual‘s school, community, and neighborhood.