Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care: A Perspective on the Past, Present, and Future

Davidson, L., Rowe, M., DiLeo, P., Bellamy, C., & Delphin-Rittmon, M. (2021). Recovery-oriented systems of care: A perspective on the past, present, and future. Alcohol Research: Current Reviews, 41(1).

ROSC or Recovery Oriented System of Care is a coordinated network of community-based services that is person-centred and builds on the strengths and resilience of individuals, families and communities (1). 

Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC) Resource Guide

The purpose of this resource guide is to share an overview of ROSC and illustrate how these systems are an integral part of the new health care environment. This guide will align the tenets of health care reform to the benefits, framework, and history of ROSC, and the steps for planning and implementing ROSC. Following each section of the guide’s narrative, you will find websites to direct you to specific resources that will assist you

Walking Alongside: Strategies to Support Parenting in Recovery


Wednesday, December 15, 2021 @ 3:00-4:30pm ET

This webinar invites a new approach to the practice of focusing on recovery before parenting. Healthy and safe parenting within the context of a supportive community is a means of achieving and sustaining recovery. Participants will hear from a mom who will share how motherhood was a catalyst to her recovery.

Substance Use Disorders Recovery with a Focus on Employment and Education

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The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has issued Evidence-Based Resources Guide Series. The Guide Series is a comprehensive and modular set of resources intended to support health care providers, health care system administrators, and community members to meet the needs of individuals at risk for, experiencing, or recovering from Substance Use Disorders. 

Mechanisms and mediators of addiction recovery

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"Addiction recovery is a complex, dynamic and non-linear process of change on multiple life domains, and in substance use patterns in particular."

In this special issue of Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, researchers from around the world explore the range of mediators and mechanisms that play a role in an individuals recovery trajectory.


INL's Webinar Week- Recovery-Ready Workplaces


The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) presents the third annual event on partnering with the private sector to address the world drug problem.

The private sector can play a major role in preventing and combating the manufacture, diversion, sale, and misuse of drugs and precursors by mobilizing its unique resources, technologies, and expertise.

2021 MCA Symposium on Alcohol & Health


The MCA Annual Symposium is a key event in the alcohol and health field. The symposium attracts delegates from clinical, policy and research backgrounds and across all the health specialties and disciplines.

The 2021 MCA Symposium is on the theme of Interventions and Recovery and includes a programme of world-class speakers.

Recognising the human need for community in addiction treatment

Over the past two years, in an attempt to reduce the spread of coronavirus, countries around the world have imposed a range of restrictions and social distancing measures. For social scientists and practitioners, this has led to discussion around the importance of connectedness and what happens when physical contact with each other is limited. This article explores the impact for people who use substances, which includes a shift in drug markets, an increase in isolation