Today’s episode # 36 is about The New Recovery Advocacy Movement via a conversation with author, educator and father of the movement, William L. White. Bill has worked full time in the addictions field since 1969 as a street worker, counselor, clinical director, researcher and well-traveled trainer and consultant. He has authored or co-authored more than 400 articles and 17 books on the subject of addiction. His book, Slaying the Dragon – The History of Addiction Treatment and Recovery in America has featured him on such celebrated programs as Bill Moyer’s PBS special, Close to Home: Addiction in America and the Showtime documentary, Smoking, Drinking and Drugging in the 20th Century. Bill is also featured on Greg William’s critically acclaimed, feature documentary, The Anonymous People. Bill White’s sustained contributions are an ongoing treasure for Recovery Advocacy.
To learn more about The New Recovery Advocacy Movement and Bill White please see, FacesAndVoicesOfRecovery.org, NCADD.org (National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence) and WilliamWhitePapers.com.