Resource Library

Recovery Resource Library

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:

Faith Matters

John M. Wallace, Jr., Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh, School of Social Work Center for Race and Social Problems Valerie L. Myers, Ph.D. University of Michigan, School of Public Health Esohe R. Osai University of Michigan, School of Education

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The Problem of Substance Abuse Substance abuse is America’s number one health problem—a problem that touches the life of every American child, family, congregation and community. Contrary to popular perception, America’s substance abuse problem results not only from illegal drugs like crack cocaine, but also from the “recreational” use of so-called “soft” drugs, like marijuana,…

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Family to Family Resource Guide

Friends of Recovery - New York

Posted in: Children & Families

The FOR-NY Family to Family Recovery Resource Guide was created in response to requests for help from families across New York State struggling with addiction. It has been designed to assist and support families as they navigate their way from active addiction to Recovery. TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Family, Parent and Caregiver Peer Support in Behavioral Health

SAMHSA

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

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Federal Confidentiality for RCO’s

Legal Action Center

Posted in: Recovery Community Organizations

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Federal Resources for Rural Communities to Help Address Substance Use Disorder and Opioid Misuse

Office of National Drug Control Policy and U.S. Department of Agriculture

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy

In May 2018, the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) stood up a Rural Opioid Federal Interagency Working Group to help address the opioid crisis by improving coordination of and reducing potential overlap among the Federal responses in the Nation’s rural communities. The IWG is co-chaired by ONDCP and USDA. This document is the…

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Fact Sheet

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Posted in: Parenting In Recovery

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) are a group of conditions that can occur in a person whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy. These effects can include physical problems and problems with behavior and learning. Often, a person with an FASD has a mix of these problems. What can I do if I think my child…

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Final Report- The President’s Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and The Opioid Crisis

The President's Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and The Opioid Crisis

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy

The primary goal of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis is to develop an effective set of recommendations for the President to combat the opioid crisis and drug addiction in our nation. Many of the recommendations that follow will require appropriations from Congress into the Public Health Emergency Fund, for…

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Financing Recovery Support Services

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

For many individuals with substance use conditions and their families, the provision of recovery support services (RSS) is critical to achieving a greater quality of life. Yet, RSS are often insufficiently funded throughout the prevention, treatment, and recovery continuum of care largely due to funding constraints and a lack of information about alternative funding options….

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Finding Quality Treatment for Substance Use Disorders

SAMHSA

Posted in: Addiction Treatment Guidance & Policy Resources

This fact sheet serves as a guide for individuals seeking behavioral health treatment. It provides three necessary steps to complete prior to utilizing a treatment center and the five signs of a quality treatment center, which include a review of the accreditation, medication, evidence-based practices, position on the role of families, and support networks. TweetShareSharePin0…

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From Collegiate Recovery Studies

Thomas Bannard, MBA, Thomas Kimball, PHD, Jan M. Brown, MSC, & William L. White, MA

Posted in: Collegiate Recovery Communities, William L. White Publications

A lot is happening in the world of addiction recovery. The growth and international dispersion of secular, spiritual, and religious recovery mutual aid organizations. The exponential growth of online recovery support resources. The emergence of resistance, resilience, and recovery as alternative organizing concepts for policy, planning, and funding bodies. Increased representation of people in recovery within addiction-focused policy and planning venues….

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