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Category: Long-Term Recovery

Dire Straits: Substance Use Disorder Workforce in Crisis, Legislators Race to improve current Workforce and expand Future Workforce

We must not forget how the pandemic’s social isolation affected people suffering from a SUD. Executive Director of Soroptimist House of Hope, Inc. Rebecca Norton says, “Addiction is running rampant…
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Truth in Advertising: We Must Eliminate False Advertising and Marketing in Addiction Treatment!

People living with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and their families are a vulnerable population that can unfortunately be taken advantage of by unethical treatment facilities. Senate Bill 434 (SB…
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Why The Workforce Needs People In Recovery From The Disease Of Addiction

Entrepreneur and Executive Director of “More Than An Addict,” Tori Utley gives a Ted Talk on why people in recovery from the disease of addiction should not be declined jobs.…
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Last but Not Least: Finally, funding support for families!

A piece of legislation calling for funds to be provided for family-based support resources for those impacted by substance use disorder (SUD) is being introduced in the United States Senate…
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Can Recovery-Friendly Communities Be Founded Upon Prevention?

Historically, prevention activities have been seen as the early off-ramp for potential addictive behavior. It has been seen as the circuit breaker to the development of addiction; the promise of…
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Peer Coaches and Sponsors

As treatment for addiction becomes more mainstream and acceptable to society, professionals, clients, and the public are facing an increasing variety of options for one-on-one support during and after treatment…
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