COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

People in recovery have overcome much adversity so in many ways they are uniquely prepared mentally and emotionally to cope with the difficulties they are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.  However, what they are not used to in recovery is isolation and social distancing.

At Faces & Voices of Recovery, we are incredibly proud of the way the members of the Association of Recovery Community Organizations (ARCO) have stepped up to the challenge of keeping their peers engaged in recovery support services despite the countless obstacles they are facing.  We’ve spotlighted several ARCO members and their amazing efforts here.  Find an RCO near you and visit their websites to see what they're doing to provide virtual peer support here.

Below, you'll find additional resources our team has worked to compile.

COVID-19 Risk for People in Addiction Recovery

Nov 13, 2020

Health and psychosocial risks associated with COVID-19 fall disproportionately on historically marginalized populations. I recently reviewed published studies on preliminary findings related to COVID-19 among people experiencing or recovering from…

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Veterans in Recovery (A Landmark Study)

Nov 5, 2020

The problems men and women of the U.S. military experience upon re-entry to civilian life receive considerable research and media attention. Far less common is information on their resilience to…

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The Ecology of Recovery Revisited

Oct 29, 2020

For more than two decades, advocates with lived experience of addiction recovery have tried to shift the conceptual center of the addictions field from a focus on addiction-related pathology and…

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Recovery: People, Places, and Time

Oct 16, 2020

Readers who have followed this blog series are aware of my sustained interest in the ecology of recovery, particularly the role of recovery space/landscapes within local communities, and the stages of long-term…

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Reflections on Recovery Representation

Sep 11, 2020

Since its inception in the late 1990s, a central goal of the new recovery advocacy movement has been assuring the representation of recovering individuals and families in the decision-making venues…

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