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On taking our language from In-house to the Outhouse…

Years ago, while sitting around the table at a regular 12-Step meeting that I used to regularly attend, I would inwardly cringe when one person in particular at that meeting was called upon to speak: “Hi, my name is Bart and I’ve got a Ph.D… I’m a Poor Helpless Drunk!”

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Reflections on Teaching the Recovery Peer Services Model

In my teaching experience, I’ve found the video-vignette, The Birth of a New Movement, to be particularly effective in illustrating the recovery oriented systems of care model. This short piece looks at the emergence and mission of the recovery community centers and the support services they provide.

On The Role of Peers in Addiction Recovery

Do peers have a unique way of connecting with clients?

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