Launch of Soilse report ‘Addiction Recovery'

The report entitled ‘Addiction Recovery: A Contagious Paradigm!’ sets out the case for a recovery-focused approach to addiction treatment. It was co-authored by Martin Keane, Health Research Board, Gerry McAleenan Head of Services, Soilse and Joe Barry, Professor of Population Health at Trinity College Dublin.

Lord Mayor Christy Burke, said: “As Lord Mayor and first citizen of Dublin, in my time in office, I will promote the need for dialogue around recovery from drug addiction, to highlight and challenge the barriers preventing people getting away from the drug culture and ensure the voices and positive stories of those in recovery echo across our communities, motivating others to reclaim their lives”.

Addiction Recovery: A Contagious Paradigm sets out the international research, the pri nciples of recovery, stakeholder views and case studies to support the case for a recovery based approach to addiction treatment.

Addiction Recovery: A Contagious Paradigm is available to read or download from www.hse.ie