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Category: Long-Term Recovery

Is it Harm Reduction or the Process of Recovery

As resources expand to address our nation’s growing substance use disorder (SUD) crisis, public health policymakers are rapidly adopting new approaches to meeting patients “where they are.” Although less controversial…
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Critical Improvements to Behavioral Health Services in California Getting Ready to Take Place

California Assemblyman Jim Wood has set out to initiate significant and positive change with the introduction and hopeful passing of Assembly Bill 942. The bill will implement behavioral health components…
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A Movement for Millions: Reimagining Recovery

Thirteen years ago, I was waiting tables at a restaurant by the pier in Newport Beach when the manager brought out a tray of seasonal cocktails and told the staff…
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Recognizing Moral Injury Within the SUD Care System

I am not sure the first time I heard the term moral injury, I suspect it was probably in the context of military service members in combat situations in which…
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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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