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Since 2001, Faces & Voices of Recovery has been producing position papers, infographics, reports, toolkits and much more.  Click on the link below to view our publications:

“Life in Recovery”: Report on the Survey Findings

Prepared by Alexandre Laudet, Ph.D. for Faces & Voices of Recovery

Posted in: Recovery Research & Outcomes

As a first step to documenting the benefits of recovery to the individual and to the nation, Faces & Voices of Recovery (Faces & Voices) conducted the first nationwide survey of persons in recovery from alcohol and other drug problems. The survey was developed, conducted, and analyzed in collaboration with Alexandre Laudet, Ph.D., Director of…

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10 Reasons to Fund Peer Recovery Support Services

Faces & Voices of Recovery

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

Infographic designed to assist with advocacy efforts to fund and sustain recovery support services.

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2012 Recovery Capital Scale Psychometrics

Groshkova T, Best D, White W

Posted in: Recovery Research & Outcomes

Sociological work on social capital and its impact on health behaviours have been translated into the addiction field in the form of ‘recovery capital’ as the construct for assessing individual progress on a recovery journey. Yet there has been little attempt to quantify recovery capital. The aim of the project was to create a scale…

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2017 Census and Definitions for Recovery Support in Higher Education

Transforming Youth Recovery

Posted in: Collegiate Recovery Communities

The research undertaken by Transforming Youth Recovery for the 2017 Census and Definitions for Recovery Support in Higher Education includes activities intended to update definitions and descriptions for the services and resources that directly support students in recovery at institutions of higher education. A census was undertaken to ascertain the number of institutions offering services…

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2018 Recovery Voices Count Toolkit

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy

The Recovery Voices Count campaign is part of Faces & Voices ongoing work to build a powerful recovery advocacy movement by supporting nonpartisan civic engagement in local, state, and national elections. The goal is simple: to support recovery community organizations and their communities in developing and sustaining a constituency of consequence – an organized voice…

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2019 National Drug Control Strategy

Office of National Drug Control Policy (January 2019)

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy

The Strategy provides the strategic direction necessary for the Federal government to build a stronger, healthier, drug-free society today and in the years to come by drastically reducing the number of Americans losing their lives to drug addiction. The overarching goal of the Strategy is to save lives by engaging in a comprehensive approach that…

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38 Assets For Building Collegiate Recovery Capacity

Transforming Youth Recovery

Posted in: Collegiate Recovery Communities

These assets reflect the potential college specific people, places, and groups that can be assembled into practices to help students in recovery thrive in the fullness of the college experience.

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A Lesson from Recent Vaping Deaths

Bill White

Posted in: William L. White Publications

Federal officials have tentatively identified the potential source of recently reported vaping-related respiratory illnesses and deaths. The culprit appears to be vitamin E acetate, a substance long used as a nutritional supplement and topical skin treatment but whose oily consistency may make it quite toxic when inhaled via vaping. While these findings are preliminary and…

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A National Survey of Criminal Justice Diversion Programs and Initiatives

Center for Health and Justice at TASC

Posted in: Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement

Across the United States, criminal justice systems are managing record numbers of people with rates of substance use and mental health disorders that are exponentially higher than those of the general public. In recent years, a confluence of factors has created fertile ground for broad-based improvements to criminal justice policy and practice, including overburdened courts,…

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A Public Health Strategy for the Opioid Crisis

Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy

Drug overdose is now the leading cause of injury death in the United States. Most overdose fatalities involve opioids, which include prescription medication, heroin, and illicit fentanyl. Current data reveal that the overdose crisis affects all demographic groups and that overdose rates are now rising most rapidly among African Americans. This publication provides a public…

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