Critical Policy Analysis of Young People in Recovery’s (YPR) Recovery-Ready Communities: Locality Support for People with Substance Use Disorders

June 15, 2022

This is a policy analysis of Young People in Recovery’s Community-ready community model. Its mission is to improve resources and support services for people with substance use disorders within their community The analysis describes the implications and effects produced by the Recovery Ready Community model becoming the federal framework for public health entities and others who work in similar domains. Recommendations are made on the potential impact on a variety of public sectors through fiscal impact statements and comparison analysis. The central focus of the policy analysis will be on five main pillars of the Recovery Ready Community Model. Those are as follows: Harm reduction, Housing, Criminal Justice & Judicial, Recovery Support, and Education.

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