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Running head: Substance abuse recovery1Substance Abuse Recovery: An Asset-based ApproachWanda GaleAshworth College
Substance abuse recovery2Substance Abuse Recovery: An Asset-based ApproachThere is strong evidence for the value of the asset-based approach regarding health issuesand a growing interest in how to protect, promote and sustain community assets in order tobenefit individuals and citizens. The asset-based approach when used for substance abuserecovery would bring to light the strengths and interconnections between service providers,recovery groups, and community residents. Community assets, social networks, local groups andcommunity organizations, are the building blocks needed for a successful substance abuserecovery plan (Glasgow Center for Population Health [GCPH], 2011).The strengths of an asset-based approach are recognized by leveraging collective assetsand resources that empower communities to thrive. Inviting the community to participate allows

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Nursing, Assignment 4, Substance Abuse Recovery, asset based approach

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