Historically, intense social stigma and discrimination have kept recovery voices silent. Mass media depictions of people with addiction have filled this vacuum, reinforcing stereotypes about people with a preventable and treatable health condition. There are over 23 million Americans in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. They, their family members, friends and allies are building a grass roots social justice movement. Courageous addiction recovery advocates have come out of the shadows and are organizing to end discrimination and the criminalization of addiction, and advance recovery-based solutions.
A multi-faceted campaign to mobilize people in recovery, family members, friends and allies to advance the addiction recovery advocacy movement
With the release of The Anonymous People documentary film, Faces & Voices of Recovery and our partners are collaborating to launch a new campaign, MANYFACES1VOICE.ORG to engage and mobilize the newly emerging constituency to transform public attitudes and policies affecting people seeking or in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. Whether behind the scenes or on the front line, every recovery voice is needed.
MANYFACES1VOICE.ORG is a collaborative effort and is supported by the following founding partner organizations:
Founding Partner & Sponsor
Transforming Youth Recovery: Transforming Youth Recovery looks specifically at the community, educational and peer networks that influence youth development and achievement, and is both studying and conceiving novel approaches that have the potential to dramatically expand family and school-based prevention, intervention and recovery support services – one community, one school, one student at a time.
The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. It is the nation’s largest nonprofit treatment provider, with a legacy that began in 1949 and includes the 1982 founding of the Betty Ford Center. With 15 sites in California, Minnesota, Oregon, Illinois, New York, Florida, Massachusetts, Colorado and Texas, the Foundation offers recovery solutions nationwide and across the entire continuum of care for youth and adults. It includes the largest recovery publishing house in the country, a fully-accredited graduate school of addiction studies, an addiction research center, an education arm for medical professionals and a unique children's program, and is the nation’s leader in advocacy and policy for treatment and recovery. Learn more at www.hazeldenbettyford.org.
AdCare Hospital of Worcester is New England’s most comprehensive provider of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. AdCare offers nationally-accredited detoxification and rehabilitation treatment at its hospital facility in Worcester, Massachusetts, as well as outpatient services at offices throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. For over 35 years, AdCare Hospital has committed itself to helping individuals and their families cope with addiction one life at a time. Call 1-800-345-3552 or visit www.adcare.com.
SilverSEAL Corporation: In 1988, John Silverman founded SilverSEAL Corporation. For the past 25 years, SilverSEAL has been a leading provider of comprehensive security and private investigative services. Presently, SilverSEAL provides our services in the following continents: North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa.
ValueOptions® is a health improvement company that serves more than 32 million individuals. On behalf of employers, health plans and government agencies, we manage innovative programs that address the challenges of our health care system. With a network of more than 130,000 provider locations, ValueOptions helps people live their lives to the fullest potential. In addition, the company developed Stamp Out Stigma, a corporate initiative to foster dialogue on mental illness and to promote available resources.
Over time, the site will become an online advocacy center and story telling space for people in recovery to expand the growing network of recovery advocates. We thank you for joining us as we collectively spread the word about this new campaign. Please use these online graphics and widgets to spread the word.