The recovery movement and its implications for policy, commissioning and practice

The recovery movement and its implications for policy, commissioning and practice

David Best, Stephanie Judith, and Donna Burdett

Posted in: Race, Ethnicity & Culture
The recovery movement is not a homogenous phenomenon, with differing philosophies and approaches informing its evolution, and it can be seen as an uneasy alliance of abstinence and medication-based models, specific philosophies and theories (12-step and Therapeutic Communities) and between a diverse range of proponents including family members, people in recovery (or recovered), practitioners, policy makers and a diverse range of other stakeholders.