Addiction, whether to drugs, alcohol, tobacco
or involving other substances or actions, is a disease that can be effectively
allowing individuals and those around them to recover their lives.
The Coalition is a broad-based, diverse,
not-for-profit organization that advocates on behalf of people with addictive disorders. Our
mission is to promote recovery through advocacy, public education and service.
Our online resource guide for Treatment
and Self-Help continues to get local,
state and national recognition for its breadth and depth of available resources
from around the country. We've included several new links - be sure to check
them out! If you find any additional resources we should include, please let
Shifting our Focus and Vocabulary: Recovery
Our new U.S. Recovery Czar Mike Botticelli recently talked with 60 Minutes
about a shift he's leading to focus more on a "war of recovery" instead
of a "war on drugs." Here is a clip from those interviews:
Recovery Coach Training
IAIC & Project PEERS is developing an infrastructure for peer recovery
support services in Indiana.
Project PEERS will result in:
Development of a state-accepted credential for Peer Recovery Specialist
Training of Peer Recovery Coaches
Development activities for Recovery Community Organizations to increase
their use of Peer Recovery Support Services