Substance Use Recovery

Someone with a substance use disorder may repeatedly use alcohol or drugs despite the consequences. More than 20 million Americans struggle with substance use, including 8 million people who also have a mental health disorder, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

At Vaya, we see you as a person, not a diagnosis. Founded upon SAMHSA’s guiding principles of recovery, we believe that recovery focuses on

  • Emerges from hope
  • Is person-driven
  • Occurs through many pathways
  • Is holistic
  • Is supported by peers and allies
  • Is supported through relationships and social networks
  • Is culturally based and influenced
  • Is supported by addressing trauma
  • Involves individual, family and community strengths and responsibility
  • Is based on respect

Recovery does happen

In North Carolina and nationwide, people in recovery have discovered healthy and rewarding lives that are free of alcohol and drugs. Learn more about recovery classes like Wellness Recovery Action Plan® and Peer Support Specialist Training.

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