In 2004, a group of individuals committed to serving individuals affected by homelessness, addiction and other mental health challenges opened the Recovery Cafe in Seattle to provide long term recovery support.
A 2 page document that explains the Recovery Cafe Network and its process to help communities establish community recovery centers modeled after the Recovery Cafe in Seattle.
This 1 page briefing paper summarizes the findings from a study of participants in In the Rooms, an online social network site for the recovery community. The study showed that recovery-specific social network sites show promise as part of the modern recovery community. More research into whether these sites help
This collection features resources to assist substance use disorder (SUD) treatment providers, health care systems, and community organizations create and manage peer support programs.
Addressing substance use disorder (SUD) and the trauma that often precedes it in youth is a priority for treatment providers, parents, caregivers, and community leaders. Many leaders have found that youth have a special ability and role to play in helping their peers. In this collection, CLOUD provides resources that focus on youth providing peer support to other youth and young adults.
To recognize September as National Recovery Month, CLOUD’s current featured collection centers around recovery resources. In this featured collection, CLOUD is proud to highlight these specific recovery-related topics…
The COVID-19 public health emergency is particularly challenging for people in treatment for substance use disorder, people in recovery, and people who use drugs. This collection features educational resources that can be adapted for local settings, specific guidance on harm reduction, recovery housing and providing peer support services during the pandemic, and links to websites that provide high-quality information, data, and/or examples for local communities to adopt.
Recovery support groups have been an important part of many people’s recovery, providing a safe space to seek support and provide mutual assistance to peers.
Providing effective treatment for substance use disorder (SUD) in pregnant and parenting women is a priority for many policymakers, community leaders and clinicians. Untreated SUD can lead to harms for both mothers and their children,while providing effective treatment and recovery supports can change the trajectory for the entire family. In this collection, we place a spotlight on effective models for treating SUD in pregnant and parenting women.
Recovery organizations have increasingly been focused on engaging their communities to create recovery supportive environments. This collection features the following resources highlighting community programs: