Over 23 million Americans are in recovery from addiction to alcohol & other drugs
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Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2014
The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) 2014 is the most expansive federal, bipartisan legislation to date for addiction support services, designating between $40 million and $80 million toward advancing treatment and recovery support services in state and local communities across the country, which will help save the lives of countless people.
I have written a good deal about the harmful effects of money on social movements - particularly about how recovery advocacy movements can be harmed by too much money, too little money, ill-timed money and agenda-tainted money.
This article: (1) briefly reviews the history of these traditional recovery supports, (2) describes the recent emergence of new recovery support institutions and a distinctive, all-inclusive culture of recovery, and (3) discusses the implications of these recent developments for the future of addiction treatment and recovery in the United States.
Stay tuned for more information regarding 2015 Rally for Recovery!