The Role of the Substance Abuse Counselor

Living in this monitored community may be beneficial because the person’s old familiar environment may have influenced their substance use. For most people, the main goal of treatment is maintaining abstinence, as it is significantly linked to a positive long-term prognosis. In an opioid overdose, a medicine called naloxone can be given by emergency responders, […]

The science of recovery capital: Where do we go from here? PMC

Recovery capital is a strengths-based concept representing the sum of an individual’s resources that support recovery. This study (1) describes recovery capital, (2) examines the relationship between recovery capital and treatment duration, and (3) assesses differences by gender in recovery capital among people receiving medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD). Recovery Capital refers to the […]