Recognising that being understood is a catalyst to success in early recovery, the addictions recovery support programs at Whitecrow Village create opportunities for lifestyle changes associated with addiction and FASD through peer support, research initiatives, education, and encouragement and appropriate training of existing supportive roles within the greater community. Specifically, Whitecrow programs aim to build a bridge of understanding between people with FASD, their friends and families and the mainstream recovery community. Whitecrow Village Addictions Recovery Support Programs encompass:
- Support meetings designed to benefit persons with FASD
- Consultation and mentorship services for local agencies and professionals
- Research & publication initiatives pertaining to FASD appropriate addictions support materials
Whitecrow Village is working to broaden the understanding of addictions in the context of FASD through peer support, training for the mainstream recovery community, and the development of multi-media materials for agencies, facilitators, and program participants. Continuing to research the implications of FASD for addictions recovery, the Whitecrow Addictions Recovery Support Programs strive to create a more understanding recovery community in which persons with FASD and addictions issues can find effective support on their walk together toward sustained success.