The current article provides a summary of biopsychosocial gender differences in alcohol use disorder (AUD), then reviews existing literature on gender differences in treatment access, retention, outcomes, and longer-term recovery. Among psychotherapies for AUD, there is support for the efficacy of providing female-specific treatment and for female-only treatment settings, but only when female-specific treatment is included.
ATTC are very pleased and proud to announce the establishment of the Addiction Peer Recovery Center of Excellence (APR CoE).
Led by a steering committee of peer recovery leaders from across the nation, the centre will provide training and technical assistance related to substance use disorder recovery.
Mental health and addiction Conference “Building Recovery Capital in Canada Virtual Conference” will feature expert speakers presenting on prevention, treatment, workplace wellness, and more.
In response to COVID-19, the in-person 5 city Recovery Capital Conference will take place as a virtual event on a production stage streamed as a virtual conference instead to respect physical distancing protocol.
Measuring Capital in Active Addiction and Recovery: The Development of the Strengths and Barriers Recovery Scale (SABRS)
The international Life In Recovery (LiR) surveys have provided an important message to the public and policy makers about the reality of change from addiction to recovery, consistently demonstrating both that there are marked gains across a range of life domains and that the longer the person is in recovery the better their recovery strengths and achievements.