Race, Ethnicity and Culture
Paramabandhu Groves, 2014
The wisdom side of enlightenment includes a detailed understanding of the workings of the mind, as well as practices to help move towards enlightenment. Over the last twenty years, the value of elements of this for the treatment of addiction, have begun to be explored in the West.
Tom Hill and William White, 2015
For participants of the current recovery advocacy movement, there is much to learn from previous social movements. Lessons of considerable import can be gleaned from the movements that intersected in the 1960s, including the civil rights movement, the black power movement, the new left and anti-war movements, the women’s movement, and the gay liberation movement. While all of these are worthy of study, the gay liberation movement holds certain parallels, strategies, and lessons that may be of particular interest.
Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery: A health-led response to drug and alcohol use in Ireland 2017-2025
An Roinn Slainte, Department of Health, 2017
Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery emphasizes a health-led response to drug and alcohol use in Ireland, based on providing person-centered services that promote rehabilitation and recovery. A person-centered approach means giving people a say in their own treatment and supporting them to play a role in their own recovery. This approach also requires services to work together so that people do not fall through the cracks, as they navigate the different services required to meet their specific needs.