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Recovery Messaging for Young People in Recovery

Here’s language that you can use to talk about recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. This messaging is a result of in-depth public opinion research with members of the recovery community, including young people in recovery, and the general public. We encourage you to use this “messaging” or language whenever you’re speaking –…

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Recovery Support Services Needs Assessment

Faces & Voices of Recovery (2017) Faces & Voices of Recovery, in collaboration with the Association of Recovery in Higher Education, Association of Recovery Schools, National Alliance for Recovery Residences and Young People in Recovery, created a needs assessment for statewide networks to use to determine the needs and priorities for implementing recovery support services…

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Recovery Support Services: A Full Menu for States

Faces & Voices of Recovery (2017) Faces & Voices of Recovery presents a full menu of options for states to consider as they expand recovery support services and recovery advocacy activities.

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Sports-Link: Recovery Community Activities with Baseball Teams and Other Sporting Events

Each September since 2003 people in recovery, their families, friends and allies have partnered with Major League Baseball as part of Recovery Month. SPORTS-LINK was organized by the Johnson Institute as a way to build alliances between the recovery community and employers, health professionals, community-based organizations and government agencies to spread the word about the…

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State of the New Recovery Advocacy Movement

It is always good to be with old friends, friends in recovery and friends of recovery. It is a special pleasure to finally meet some of you face-to-face who I have corresponded with for so many years. As I entered the worlds of addiction treatment and recovery in the late 1960s, I witnessed the end…

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The Recovery Bill of Rights

We will improve the lives of millions of Americans, their families and communities if we treat addiction to alcohol and other drugs as a public health crisis. To overcome this crisis, we must accord dignity to people with addiction and recognize that there is no one path to recovery. Individuals who are striving to be…

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The Science of Addiction & Recovery

Our Goals; 1) Learn the neurobiology of addiction and recovery. 2) Understand why it’s important for recovery advocacy and the recovery community.

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What is an RCO?

Webinar presenters – Patty McCarthy Metcalf, Executive Director, Faces & Voices of Recovery and Brandee Izquierdo, Director of Advocacy & Outreach, Faces & Voices of Recovery

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