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:
Working With Your State Insurance Commissioner: A Guide for Substance Use Disorder and Mental Healrh Stakeholders
This Guide offers specific strategies to help you effectively collaborate and communicate with your State’s insurance commissioner to raise awareness of health insurance regulatory issues that are most important to people with mental health or substance use disorder service needs.
Working with your State Legislature: A Guide for Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health Stakeholders
This Guide offers specific strategies to help you effectively collaborate with your State legislature to raise awareness of issues impacting persons with substance use or mental health needs, to stay informed about legislative developments in your State, and to design successful strategies for mental health and substance use disorder (MH and SUD) prevention, treatment, rehabilitation…
About 275 million people worldwide, which is roughly 5.6 per cent of the global population aged 15–64 years, used drugs at least once during 2016. Some 31 million of people who use drugs suffer from drug use disorders, meaning that their drug use is harmful to the point where they may need treatment.