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How to Build Recovery Capital

Connecting Real Lives to the Concept

We are excited to welcome you back and continue our annual Working Recovery series in celebration of both Labor Day and National Recovery Month. Join us on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (EST) for a webinar event.

You will hear from experts about their lived experience building recovery capital for themselves and others. You will learn what recovery capital is, the components that make up an individual’s recovery capital, and how to better support individuals in your community.

WORKING RECOVERY: 2021 Symposium
Why Employment is Pivotal to Sustained Addiction Recovery

This virtual symposium held on September 14, 2021 explored employment as an essential tool for recovery from substance use, and as a key support to sustaining long-term recovery.

Discover concrete ideas, resources and examples to begin using employment as a recovery tool, and building a high-quality, recovery-oriented workforce development program.

Israel Rosa, 2020 ATR Graduate

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ANSWERING THE WHY: What Does the Research Say about the Importance of Employment to Recovery?

Learn from international scholars why employment is so vital to the addiction recovery process. 

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BANDING TOGETHER: Cross Systems Collaboration is Key

Leaders discuss how working with people in recovery has encouraged them to adapt their respective organizations.

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RALLY EMPLOYERS: Now is the Time to Advance “Recovery Ready” Workplaces

This presentation outlines the philosophy, policies, and practices that make a workplace “recovery ready.” 

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WHAT WE DO AND HOW WE DO IT: A Groundbreaking Approach — the ATR Model for Customized Employment Supports for People with Substance Use Disorders

Learn about ATR’s unique model that is revolutionizing on-ramps to employment and enhancing recovery progress for this population.

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CALL TO ACTION: Next Steps to Carry Us Forward

Review key takeaways and recommendations from all prior panels, focusing on recommendations at the individual, program, and policy levels of our work.

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This virtual symposium, WORKING RECOVERY, is sponsored by Massachusetts Access to Recovery (ATR), a project of Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. (AHP), and funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health/Bureau of Substance Addiction Services (BSAS).