Community Factors That Increase Risk of Substance Use Issues
Community Factors That Decrease Risk of Substance Use Issues
Connected neighborhood or community
Community opportunities to engage youth
Policies and practices that support healthy youth programs
Positive, engaged adult figures
Personal recovery becomes collective recovery when someone is able to connect their individual recovery to a larger story or community. By changing “I” to “we” through focus groups or listening forums, we collectively share not only our experiences, but also our strength and hope.