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April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Here are resources for social workers

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They also provide education around potential harm due to misuse and use treatment modalities that are flexible and work for both harm reduction and abstinence. Moderation Management Non-Profit for Self-Managed Alcohol Moderation. A confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities.

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September is National Recovery Month: Supporting the Journey to Recovery 

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September is observed as recovering from illness concept, background SAMHSA defines recovery as a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives and strive to reach their full potential. Social workers provide counseling and psychotherapy services to patients in recovery.

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September is National Recovery Month: Supporting the Journey to Recovery 

Social Work Blog

SAMHSA defines recovery as a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives and strive to reach their full potential. He recommends that we look at the opioid addiction pandemic through a harm-reduction lens, rather than a punitive one.