Recovery-Oriented Concepts, Values and Practices are Widely Accepted in the Addiction Profession, but Gaps Still Remain
Director of Training and Professional Development, NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals, USA
- *Corresponding Author:
- Misti Storie
Director of Training and Professional Development
NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals
1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 201, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Tel: 703-741-7686 ext. 126
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: April 21, 2014; Accepted date: July 23, 2014; Published date: July 28, 2014
Citation: Storie M (2014) Recovery-Oriented Concepts, Values and Practices are Widely Accepted in the Addiction Profession, but Gaps Still Remain. J Alcohol Drug Depend 2:165. doi:10.4172/2329-6488.1000165
Copyright: © 2014 Storie M. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Recovery concepts have always run through the fabric of the addiction profession, the members of its workforce, and the services they provide, albeit with varying strength over time. The addiction profession, founded by individuals in recovery, laid the groundwork to provide addiction services within a recovery orientation.