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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:

The Words We Use Matter. Reducing Stigma through Language

National Alliance of Advocates for Buprenorphine Treatment (NAABT)

Posted in: Language & Stigma

Stigma remains the biggest barrier to addiction treatment faced by patients. The terminology used to describe addiction has contributed to the stigma. Many derogatory, stigmatizing terms were championed throughout the “War on Drugs” in an effort to dissuade people from misusing substances. Education took a backseat, mainly because little was known about the science of…

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TIP 61: Behavioral Health Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Posted in: Race, Ethnicity & Culture

TIP 61 provides behavioral health professionals with practical guidance about Native American history, historical trauma, and critical cultural perspectives in their work with American Indian and Alaska Native clients. The TIP discusses the demographics, social challenges, and behavioral health concerns of Native Americans. It highlights the importance of providers’ cultural awareness, cultural competence, and culture-specific…

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Tips for Recovering Parents

William White and Alisha White

Posted in: Parenting In Recovery

Severe alcohol and other drug (AOD) problems have a propensity to be transmitted from generation to generation in vulnerable families. A question we frequently hear from recovering parents is, “What can I do as a parent to lower my children’s risks of developing the problems that have so affected my own life?” We believe there…

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Toward a New Recovery Advocacy Movement 2000 Redux

Bill White

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy, William L. White Publications

I was invited in 2000 to do a presentation for the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment Recovery Community Support Program grantees meeting. I chose for my topic “Toward a New Recovery Advocacy Movement” and prepared a paper to share with attendees that constituted one of the first descriptions of the rise of grassroots recovery advocacy…

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Toward an Addiction-ary: Language, Stigma, Treatment, and Policy

John F. Kelly, Ph.D., Recovery Research Institute

Posted in: Language & Stigma

Presented at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals Conference in Anaheim, CA in June 2016 TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Understanding the Role of Peer Recovery Coaches in the Addiction Profession

NADAAC Presentation (2013). Presented by Patty McCarthy Metcalf.

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

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Utilizing Recovery Management Checkups to shorten the cycle of relapse, treatment reentry, and recovery

Christy K Scott, Michael L. Dennis and Mark A. Foss

Posted in: Recovery Research & Outcomes

Over the past several decades, a growing body of evidence suggests that a subset of substance users suffers from what appears to be a more chronic condition, whereby they cycle through periods of relapse, treatment reentry, incarceration, and recovery, often lasting several years. Using data from quarterly interviews conducted over a 2-year period in which…

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Value of Peers, 2017


Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

Value of Peers; PeerSupport Peers Supporting Recovery from Substance Use Disorders Peers Supporting Recovery from Mental Health Conditions Family, Parent and Caregiver Peer Support in Behavioral Health TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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We need more Recovery Custodians and fewer Recovery Rock Stars

Bill Stauffer and Bill White

Posted in: William L. White Publications

Definition of Custodian – a person who has responsibility for or looks after something. We are in a critical stage of the recovery movement in America, and we need to think carefully on what direction we go as a community and what we do to ensure that we expand recovery opportunities for the next generation….

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Webinar: Innovative Approaches for Addressing Opioid Overdose & Opioid Use Disorders in Hospital ERs

Office of National Drug Control Policy

Posted in: Addiction Treatment Guidance & Policy Resources

This webinar highlighted three successful models that connected emergency department patients who suffered an overdose to treatment. For more information about the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy: TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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