Policymakers & Community Leaders

Community Listening Forum Toolkit: Taking Action to Support Recovery in Your Community

Source: Faces & Voices of Recovery

Between 2010 and 2011, Voices and Faces of Recovery hosted community listening forums in 4 states to identify barriers individuals face in accessing recovery services in their communities.  They produced this toolkit to help others host forums in their own states or communities. It includes a checklist of steps for organizing and promoting the

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Patients & Caregivers

Continuing Care: A Parent’s Guide to Your Teen’s Recovery from Substance Abuse

Source: Partnership for Drug-Free Kids

This Interactive website for parents and caregivers of children and youth with substance use disorder focuses on how to support children and youth after acute treatment in the recovery or continuing care phase. A downloadable PDF version is also available.

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Patients & Caregivers

Recovery Resource Hub

Source: Capacitype

The Recovery Resource Hub is a website that provides help in accessing what patients and caregivers need when accessing treatment for a substance use disorder or in supporting someone in recovery. The website helps find services such as counseling, treatment, housing, or recovery supports with a focus on youth.

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Patients & Caregivers

In the Rooms: A Global Recovery Community

Source: In the Rooms

In the Rooms is an online social network for individuals in recovery across the globe. The site requires users to create a log-in to access live online recovery meetings as well as other resources, although all services are free and confidential.

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Policymakers & Community Leaders

MAT-Capable Recovery Residences: How State Policymakers Can Enhance and Expand Capacity to Adequately Support Medication Assisted Recovery

Source: National Alliance for Recovery Residences

The National Alliance for Recovery Residences published this guide to supporting the use of medication assisted treatment (MAT) in recovery housing programs in 2019. Directed at state and local policy makers, the report describes the challenges of adding MAT to recovery residence programs and proposes strategies for expanding recovery housing overall and specifically housing programs that can support residents on MAT.

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