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SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration's Working Definition of Recovery

What is Recovery? SAMHSA Working Definition

What is “Recovery“?  How can you tell if you are in recovery?  Heading toward it?  Providing helpful support encouraging recovery instead of a punitive system full of obstacles and challenges that make it too easy to fail?  SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)has asked these questions and provided […]


Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (MHAS) Peer Support

The Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (MHAS) site has a page dedicated to peer support resources & agencies in the state. From their site (http://mha.ohio.gov/Default.aspx?tabid=712): Peer support in a recovery-oriented system Peer Support is a process of giving and receiving support and education from individuals with shared life experiences. […]

The State of Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services

The State of Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services

Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (MHAS) Consumer Operated Services

The State of Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (MHAS) supports Consumer-Operated Services and has a page dedicated to the guides, locations and stories which have increased access and support of the peer recovery system.  From their MHA.OHIO.GOV site: Consumer Operated Services (COS) encourage personal contact and social relationships to […]


Faces & Voices Guide to Mutual Aid Resources

Faces & Voices of Recovery promotes legislation, community support and personal recovery.  Their goals (from their site) are: What are Faces & Voices goals? Laws and policies enable recovery, health, wellness and civic engagement for people affected by alcohol and other drugs. Communities are organized and mobilized to address policies, practices […]

The Guide to Mutual Aid Resources - Faces & Voices of Recovery

Addiction Doesn't Discriminate

VIDEO – “Addiction Doesn’t Discriminate”

XIX founder, China Krys Darrington, participated in the 2010 video produced to support the Community Health Center‘s efforts to serve Summit County (Akron) residents with their addiction, substance use & treatment needs.  The video “Addiction Doesn’t Discriminate“ depicts how addiction cuts across racial, gender, ethnic and socioeconomic lines.  Addiction doesn’t care who you are of where […]