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:

Recovery Resource Library

What are your priorities right now? Identifying service needs across recovery stages to inform service development

Substance use disorders (SUD) are, for many, chronic conditions that are typically associated with severe impairments in multiple areas of functioning. “Recovery” from SUD is,…

What Do You Say Before You Relapse? How Language Use in a Peer-to-peer Online Discussion Forum Predicts Risky Drinking among Those in Recovery

Increasingly, seeking and providing support for relapse-prevention occurs in online environments and through mobile technologies. Communication in these environments may not only have an impact…

What Does the Future Hold for the Recovery Community?

Featured Panelists: Christina Love, Dharma Mirza, and Meghan Hetfield   Christina Love, Advocacy Initiative Specialist, Alaska Network on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (ANDVSA)  …

What Individuals Need to Know About Wellness

A study by the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) found that individuals with severe mental illness (SMI) die years earlier than…

Whether, when, and to whom?: An investigation of comfort with disclosing alcohol and other drug histories in a nationally representative sample of recovering persons

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White Paper: Opioid Use, Misuse, and Overdose in Women

This White Paper was developed to serve as a starting point for a September 2016 national meeting hosted by the U.S. Department of Health and…

WIRCO Dane County Recovery Support Center Manual

Creating Your Recovery Support Center Manual- You are welcome to use the WIRCO Dane County Recovery Support Center Manual as a template for your RSC…

Wisconsin Certified Peer Specialists Employer Toolkit

In anticipation that you are reading this Wisconsin Certified Peer Specialists Employer Toolkit as a precursor to hiring a Certified Peer Specialist, I must thank…

Words Matter: How Language Choice Can Reduce Stigma

This resource examines the role of language in perpetuating substance use disorder stigma, followed by tips for assessing when and how we may be using…

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…

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…

World Drug Report 2018

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.…

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