This brief describes how self-esteem and other strength-based measures of personal growth are better indicators of recovery progress.
self-esteem, recovery, substance use disorder, SUD
Psychiatric and Mental Health | Substance Abuse and Addiction
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The authors would like to thank Megan Ray and Shannon Monnat for edits on earlier drafts. They would also like to thank Dr. Onawa LaBelle, who coauthored the peer-reviewed publication summarized in this brief.
Brennan Nanni, Mariah and McNeill Brown, Austin, "Self-Esteem and Long-term Recovery from Substance Use Disorders" (2021). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 110.
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