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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:

Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction

National Institute on Drug Abuse, July 2018

Posted in: Addiction Treatment Guidance & Policy Resources

For much of the past century, scientists studying drugs and drug use labored in the shadows of powerful myths and misconceptions about the nature of addiction. When scientists began to study addictive behavior in the 1930s, people addicted to drugs were thought to be morally flawed and lacking in willpower. Those views shaped society’s responses…

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Dying of Morbid Shyness? Social Anxiety and Addiction Recovery

Bill White

Posted in: William L. White Publications

Social anxiety/phobia, often mischaracterized as extreme shyness, constitutes a potential pathway into addiction and a major obstacle to addiction treatment and recovery. Robert and Kaisha could not be more different at a quick glance, but they shared the curse of what others perceived as extreme shyness. Robert and Kaisha dreaded any social situation filled with…

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Effectiveness of Family Organizations in Maintaining Children’s Mental Health and Wellness

National Federation of Families For Children’s Mental Health

Posted in: Children & Families

Parent Support Providers offer parents the necessary support to maintain hope and positive use of formal services and natural community-based support. Parent Support Providers share a history of similar experiences with their own child or youth or emerging adults and they know about practical possible solutions. TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Elements of Organizational Effectiveness Model

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

The EOE Model and approach focuses on building capacity by empowering the people of the organization to understand what is necessary to achieve sustainability, and to coach and guide them to pursue it. The primary interface technique is on-site coaching and role-modeling; however, not every organization requires the same level of engagement and assistance. TweetShareSharePin0…

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Emerging Peer Recovery Support Services And Indicators of Quality

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) funds grant projects under the Recovery Community Services Program (RCSP). In Federal Fiscal Year 2005, 28 local projects across the country received funding. TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Enhancing the Peer Provider Workforce: Recruitment, Supervision and Retention

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

Peer support is an evidenced based practice that is an important workforce component in behavioral health care. Although peer services have been around for many years, Georgia was the first state to implement peer services as a Medicaid billable service in 1999, and as of July 1, 2014, 32 states plus Washington, D.C., also allow…

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Enhancing the Peer Provider Workforce: Recruitment, Supervision and Retention

Posted in: Peer Recovery Support Services

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Ensuring Health Plans Meet ACA Standards for Access to Needed Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services: A Toolkit for State-Level Advocates

Coalition for Whole Health

Posted in: Advocacy & Public Policy

The purpose of this toolkit is to provide advocates with the materials they need to advocate with state officials responsible for health plan certifications, licensing, and oversight. TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Environmental Scan of Measures of Recovery

Laudet, PhD., Alexandra and Abt Associates

Posted in: Recovery Research & Outcomes

This report provides a brief background summarizing the status of the concept of recovery in the addictions field and describes the approach used to identify and to select recovery measures. A summary of findings and recommendations are offered as closing statements. TweetShareSharePin0 Shares

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Equipping Behavioral Health Systems & Authorities to Promote Family Recovery From Mental Health Conditions & Addictions

Expert Panel Meeting Report

Posted in: Children & Families

Through the Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) project, SAMHSA convened an expert panel on September 25 – 26, 2012. The goal was, to learn more about the needs of behavioral health systems and authorities as they strive to promote and support the role of the family in assisting a…

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