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Position statements are one means SCRA uses to communicate its perspective on pressing social issues and matters of public health and well-being. The goal of such statements is to provide clear, succinct summaries of scientific research and accumulated knowledge from practice accompanied by recommendations to policy makers and the general public.
This policy statement involves the role of recovery residences in promoting long-term addiction recovery. The statement was written by: Leonard A. Jason, Amy A. Mericle, Douglas L. Polcin, and William L. White. This statement was also published in the American Journal of Community Psychology. The publication can be found here.
The video below features Leonard Jason discussing a collaboration between DePaul University and Oxford House, a non-profit organization that supports recovery houses.
Work is currently proceeding on three position statements and/or advocacy campaigns:
Anyone wanting to assist in any of these efforts are welcome to contact Brad, Robin or Jen, or Fabricio.