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Faces and Voices of Recovery releases federal policy and advocacy priorities

Faces and Voices of Recovery recently released their federal policy and advocacy priorities for 2021 and 2022. Federal policy priorities include enacting and funding the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) 2.0, the Family Support Services for Addiction Act, and the Honoring Recovery Month Act. In addition, the organization is prioritizing legislation that requires a black, indigenous, and people of color set-aside for recovery support services and legislation that secures telehealth funding and eligibility for peer recovery support services. Faces and Voices also released advocacy priorities including expanding community-based recovery support services, supporting and protecting individuals’ right to treatment and recovery support services, elevating the role of harm reduction and low-threshold barriers for recovery, and rejecting harmful practices for justice-involved individuals.

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