The New Recovery Movement

Many people will be aware that the term 'new recovery' has been slowly seeping it's way into the AOD and BBV sectors in Australia recently. This seems to be on the heels of the UK Government's complete policy re-write of the way in which they address drug and alcohol issues to a 'new recovery' agenda and if exported wholesale into Australia, many drug users will be in for a difficult time ahead.

The 'new recovery' pardigm has divided the AOD and BBV sectors in Australia and internationally but with some Australian State Governments already implementing policy in this direction, AIVL felt it necessary to begin documenting the various perspectives being put forward.

Below are a collection of documents, policy papers and other relevant links based on the 'new recovery' agenda predominatly from Australia, but also internationally.

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