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Spotlight on North Carolina: Best Practices and Next Steps in the Opioid Epidemic

Source: American Medical Association et al.

This 2019 report provides an analysis of the state of North Carolina”s efforts to address the opioid crisis by providing a focused look at state efforts in 3 areas: substance use disorder treatment, pain management, and harm reduction. Part of a series looking at efforts in 4 states prepared by the American Medical

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Spotlight on Mississippi: Best Practices and Next Steps in the Opioid Epidemic

Source: American Medical Association et al.

This 2019 report provides an analysis of the state of Mississippi”s efforts to address the opioid crisis by providing a focused look at state efforts in 3 areas: substance use disorder treatment, pain management, and harm reduction. Part of a series looking at efforts in 4 states prepared by the American Medical

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Spotlight on Colorado: Best Practices and Next Steps in the Opioid Epidemic

Source: American Medical Association et al.

This 2019 report provides an analysis of the state of Colorado”s efforts to address the opioid crisis by providing a focused look at state efforts in 3 areas: substance use disorder treatment, pain management, and harm reduction. Part of a series looking at efforts in 4 states prepared by the American Medical

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Spotlight on Pennsylvania: Leading-Edge Practices and Next Steps in Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Source: American Medical Association et al.

This 2018 report provides an analysis of the state of Pennsylvania’s efforts to address the opioid crisis by providing a focused look at state efforts in 3 areas: substance use disorder treatment, pain management, and harm reduction. Part of a series looking at efforts in 4 states prepared by the American Medical

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The Recover Out Loud Movement

Source: The Recover Out Loud Movement

The mission of the Recover Out Loud movement is to speak honestly about the experiences of people who have achieved recovery from addiction and bridge the gap between the recovery community and the community at large. This website details the work of the Movement and highlights the stories of those recovering

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Recovery Out Loud: A 2018 Documentary

Source: The Recover Out Loud Movement

The Recover Out Loud movement in Atlanta produced this powerful documentary on the reality of the experience of addiction and recovery. Real people tell their stories of survival, “real, and with no regrets.” For more information, please visit http://recoveroutloud.org/documentary/.

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A Primer on Recovery Residences: FAQs from the National Association of Recovery Residences

Source: National Association of Recovery Residences

This 2012 document from the National Association of Recovery Residences (now known as National Alliance of Recovery Residences) is a primer on recovery residences answering 39 frequently asked questions on such topics as what are recovery residences and how are they regulated and governed? What do people

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SAMHSA Recovery and Recovery Support Information Page

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service’s web-page on recovery which provides basic information and emphasizes the need to incorporate cultural competence and actively work to reduce health disparities when providing recovery support services.

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The Surgeon General’s Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health – Recovery: The Many Paths to Wellness

Source: Office of the U.S. Surgeon General

In 2016, the U.S. Surgeon General’s report on addiction in American included this chapter with detailed information about recovery. The chapter discusses what recovery as a concept means and reviews the published research on mutual aid groups and recovery support services.

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National Summit on Recovery Conference Report: Description of Systems of Care Elements

Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

More substance use disorder treatment providers are adopting the principles of a recovery-oriented, systems of care approach to treatment. This one page document describes the elements of a recovery-oriented system of care framework.

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