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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:

Advocacy Action Area

Faces & Voices of Recovery

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy

Recovery celebrations are important for so many different reasons – they’re an opportunity to put a face and a voice on recovery and to advance our advocacy agenda. Faces & Voices believes that we should never bring an army of people together without asking them to fight for something meaningful. In 2007, as part of…

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Advocacy Toolkit

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy

Long term, effective advocacy is built on positive, trusting, strategic relationships with elected officials and their staff, the media and your own constituents. These tips specifically relate to building relationships with elected officials and their staff.

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Advocacy with Anonymity

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy

There are tens of thousands of men and women across our country just like you who want to speak out about their recovery experiences while honoring the principles that have worked so well for so many. This pamphlet answers questions that people who want to speak out are asking as they think about how to…

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Advocating for Your Recovery When Ordered Off Addiction Medication

Legal Action Center

Posted in: Medication Assisted Recovery

This guide explains how people in MAT, their treatment programs, and advocates can fight for their right to get in or stay in the treatment they need.People receiving medication-assisted treatment (“MAT”) for opioid addiction often are forced by courts and other government agencies to stop taking their addiction medication. A judge or probation officer might…

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Advocating for your Recovery When Ordered off Addiction Medication

The Legal Action Center

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy

People receiving medication-assisted treatment (“MAT”) for opioid addiction often are forced by courts and other government agencies to stop taking their addiction medication.

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Agency Readiness to Employ Parent Support Providers

National Federation of Families

Posted in: Children & Families

This brief reviews the steps an agency might take in preparation for beginning a parent-to-parent program and hiring Parent Support Providers. As part of the steps, the agency readiness includes developing a structure for the on-going support, supervision and evaluation of the program.

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American Health Care Act letter from 435 organizations

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy

The undersigned organizations are writing to share our views on the most recent version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). We are very concerned that 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 substance use disorders and…

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An Environmental Scan: Certified Peer Specialists/Recovery Coaches in the Substance Use Disorders Field

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

Since the formation of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) in 1935, and the modern addictions recovery movement, the support of peers has been recognized as an essential part of recovery. As the recovery movement evolved, the role and the competencies of peer providers have been further defined. To some, however, the involvement of peers has not been…

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Attorney Guide to Addiction Medication and Your Client

Legal Action Center

Posted in: Medication Assisted Recovery

Criminal justice and child welfare agencies sometimes require people to stop taking prescribed medication to treat opioid addiction. Often, they do this because they misunderstand the nature of opioid addiction and its effective treatment. The consequences can be devastating, including relapse, overdose, and increased risk of communicable disease. This guide provides answers to frequently asked…

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Attorney’s Guide: Addiction Medication and Your Client

The Legal Action Center

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy

Criminal justice and child welfare agencies sometimes require people to stop taking prescribed medication to treat opioid addiction. Often, they do this because they misunderstand the nature of opioid addiction and its effective treatment.

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