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Letter to Congress on American Health Care Act

March 2017 Faces & Voices of Recovery joined 415 other organizations in sharing our concerns with Congress about the American Health Care Act. The AHCA’s proposed changes to our health care system will result in reductions in health care coverage, particularly for vulnerable populations including those suffering from addiction and mental illness. We told Congress that…

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Life in Recovery Survey

Faces & Voices first-ever nationwide survey of persons in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs was conducted by Alexandre Laudet, PhD and documents dramatic improvements in all areas of life for people in recovery from addiction.

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Policy Position Paper on Criminal Justice Recovery Advocacy

The purpose of this paper is to offer a succinct and informative perspective for policy makers and the public as we move into a new service delivery landscape, with the underlying premise that increased access to treatment and recovery supports is a wise investment. It pays to get people help before they encounter the criminal…

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Policy Position Paper on Discrimination

Discrimination is a broad concept and often interconnects with terms like stigma, prejudice and bias. For the purpose of this policy position, we are focused on those legal and administrative obstacles that serve to exclude or deny benefits to people in or in need of recovery because of that status.

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Recovery Advocacy Toolkit

When Faces & Voices of Recovery was launched in 2001, our founding goal was to celebrate and honor recovery in all of its diversity. We believe that everyone has a right to recover from addiction to alcohol and other drugs and that there is no one path to recovery. Recovery from addiction to alcohol and…

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Recovery Community Organization Toolkit

The Recovery Community Organization Toolkit is a must read if you’re interested in starting up a recovery community organization or want to think about the next steps for your group. Find out about the core strategies that grass roots organizations around the country have used to develop strong local and statewide groups.

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Recovery Community Organization Toolkit Resources

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

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Recovery Community Organization Toolkit Resources – NON-PROFITS

RESOURCES FOR NON-PROFITS

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Recovery Community Organizations SOCIAL MEDIA TOOL KIT

Shannon Egan; USARA Development Director Social Media is a powerful way to connect individuals in longterm recovery–and those currently seeking recovery from drug and alcohol addiction– to their local recovery community. It’s also a powerful way to spread the message of recovery, eradicate shame and stigma, advocate for change, and promote and strengthen the National…

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Recovery Idol Toolkit

Over 18,000 people watched as the 2012 Recovery Idol finalists performed at Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia in September. After the judges declared Robert Washington the Recovery Idol winner, the crowd roared and Washington received his prize of time in a recording studio. Since then, he’s been performing at events all over the city.

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