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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:

Defining a Recovery Community Organization

William L. White

Posted in: Recovery Community Organizations

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Definition of a ROSC (Recovery-Oriented System of Care)

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

A ROSC is a coordinated network of community-based services and supports that is person-centered and builds on the strengths and resilience of individuals, families, and communities to achieve abstinence and improved health, wellness, and quality of life for those with or at risk of alcohol or drug problems. (CSAT) TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Developing Enlightened Self-Interest

SMART Recovery

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

The ability to act in your own interests follows on from self-acceptance and confidence. As we shall see, it is also important to take into account the interests of others. TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Digital Recovery Management: Characterizing Recovery-Specific Social Network Site Participation and Perceived Benefit

Brandon G. Bergman, Nathaniel W. Kelly, Bettina B. Hoeppner, Corrie L. Vilsaint, and John F. Kelly

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Bergman, Kelly, Hoeppner, Vilsaint, & Kelly, 2017 (Digital Recovery) TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Disaster Relief and People in Recovery

Michael Galipeau with commentaries from Ryan Hampton and Bill White

Posted in: William L. White Publications

Michael Galipeau recently shared with me his experience of being denied access to disaster relief for his business due to past drug offenses during his addiction years. I encouraged Michael to write an essay on his experience as it reflected what I had heard from others in long-term recovery whose businesses have been disrupted by…

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DRAFT: Health Research and Development to Stem the Opioid Crisis: A National Roadmap

Posted in: Recovery Research & Outcomes

Fast Track Action Committee on Health Science and Technology, October 2018 TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Dragon/Monster/Serpent/Devil Images & Addiction Recovery

Bill White

Posted in: William L. White Publications

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup.—Suzanne McMinn For more than two centuries, autobiographical accounts of addiction and recovery have portrayed the enormous struggle for self-preservation within both experiences. This struggle is sometimes characterized as an internal battle between twin sides of the self—a Dr….

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Driving on Methadone or Buprenorhpine (Suboxone): DUI?

The Legal Action Center

Posted in: Legal Issues & Drug Courts

Individuals who take methadone or buprenorphine-naloxone (Suboxone) for opioid addiction under a doctor’s supervision are sometimes arrested and charged with “driving under the influence” (DUI) merely because they take these medications. Is that legal? TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Driving on Methadone or Buprenorphine (Suboxone): DUI?

Legal Action Center

Posted in: Medication Assisted Recovery

Individuals who take methadone or buprenorphine-naloxone (Suboxone) for opioid addiction under a doctor’s supervision are sometimes arrested and charged with “driving under the influence” (DUI) merely because they take these medications. Is that legal? TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States (2009 – 2016)

Centers for Disease Control

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy

Deaths from drug overdose are an increasing public health burden in the United States. This report uses the most recent data from the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) to update trends in drug overdose deaths, describe demographic and geographic patterns, and identify shifts in the types of drugs involved. TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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