People In Recovery

There are an estimated 23.5 million Americans living in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. People in recovery, their family members, and other allies are living proof that overcoming addiction is not only possible, but a reality that demands significant increased attention and support. Just like women with breast cancer, or people with HIV/AIDS, courageous addiction recovery advocates are starting to come out of the shadows to tell their true stories and organize various recovery supports in their communities to help others still struggling. There are many paths of recoveryPeople will choose their recovery pathway based on cultural values, socioeconomic status, psychological and behavioral needs, accessibility, and the nature of their substance use disorder. 


Do you need support in your recovery?

Recovery supports have been shown to improve quality of life for people in and seeking recovery and their families.

  • Counseling
  • Housing
  • Prevention
  • Recovery
  • Schools
  • Health & Wellness
  • Legal
  • Research & Policy
  • Treatment

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Your recovery is your own

There are many paths of recovery. There is no right or wrong way for you to find and manage your recovery. People choose their recovery pathway based on cultural values, socioeconomic status, psychological and behavioral needs, and the nature of their substance use disorder.

70,000

There were more than 70,000 overdose deaths according to new data from the CDC.

1000+

Over 1,000 organizers trained by Facing Addiction nationwide.

88%

88% substance use disorder (SUD) treatment gap for those in need.

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