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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:

Casey’s Law (Indiana)-Court Ordered Treatment

Description of Casey's Law as Found on Operation Unite Website

Posted in: Legal Issues & Drug Courts

What does this law provide? The act provides a means of intervening with someone who is unable to recognize his or her need for treatment due to their impairment. This law will allow parents, relatives and/or friends to petition the court for treatment on behalf of the substance abuse-impaired person. TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Opioid Misuse Strategy 2016

CMS

Posted in: Addiction Treatment Guidance & Policy Resources

The mission of CMS’s Opioid Misuse Strategy is to impact the national opioid misuse epidemic by combating non-medical use of prescription opioids, opioid use disorder, and overdose through the promotion of safe and appropriate opioid utilization, improved access to treatment for opioid use disorders, and evidence-based practices for acute and chronic pain management. TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Changing the Language of Addiction

Office of National Drug Control Policy

Posted in: Language & Stigma

This document draws attention to terminology that may cause confusion or perpetuate stigma around substance use disorders. It is not intended to serve as a glossary of clinical terminology, nor does it offer a comprehensive list of all the potentially stigmatizing words used in association with substance use disorders. In addition, while this document aims…

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Characterization and Evaluation of Addiction Recovery Community Centers

John F. Kelly

Posted in: Recovery Research & Outcomes

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Children of Addicted Parents: Important Facts

National Association for Children of Alcoholics

Posted in: Children & Families

Alcoholism and other drug addiction have genetic and environmental causes. Both have serious consequences for children who live in homes where parents are involved. More than 28 million Americans are children of alcoholics; nearly 11 million are under the age of 18. This figure is magnified by the countless number of others who are affected…

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CMS Guidance 2007 Peer Support Services

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

The purpose of this letter is to provide guidance to States interested in peer support services under the Medicaid program. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recognizes that the mental health field has seen a big shift in the paradigm of care over the last few years. Now, more than ever, there is…

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CMS Guidance Document on Peer Support Services (2007)

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, US Department of Health and Human Services

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

As States develop behavioral health models of care under the Medicaid program, they have the option to offer peer support services as a component of a comprehensive mental health and substance use service delivery system. TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Collegiate Recovery Students and Programs: Literature Review from 1988-2017

Austin Brown, Robert Ashford, Anne Thompson Heller, Jason Whitney, and Thomas Kimball

Posted in: Collegiate Recovery Communities

There has been dramatic growth in the development of collegiate recovery programs and communities (CRPs) over the last five years (Laudet, Harris, Kimball, Winter, & Moberg, 2014). The rapid growth in CRP development has made it difficult to identify consistent guidelines for what constitutes an established CRP, as opposed to an emerging collegiate recovery program…

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Comparing life experiences in active addiction and recovery between veterans and non-veterans: A national study

Center for the Study of Addictions and Recovery, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc., New York City, NY

Posted in: Recovery Research & Outcomes

This knowledge can help refine treatment and recovery support services. Capitalizing on a national study of persons in recovery (N = 3,208) we compare addiction and recovery experiences among veterans (N = 481) and non veterans. TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Posted in: Addiction Treatment Guidance & Policy Resources

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is issuing this final rule to update and modernize the Confidentiality of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Patient Records regulations and facilitate information exchange within new health care models while addressing the legitimate privacy concerns of patients seeking treatment for a substance use disorder. These modifications also help…

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