The Recovery Academy Ireland is a co-operative whose members promote and champion the concept of recovery, including:
- people in recovery;
- researchers; and
The Recovery Academy believes that people can move from a dependence on addiction services to a life of fulfilment, wellbeing and full participation in society.
The Recovery Academy is a forum to:
- promote recovery;
- provide support for people in recovery and their families;
- organise recovery activities;
- raise awareness about recovery;
- provide workshops and training on recovery;
- conduct research; and
- advocate on policy.
The Recovery Academy aims to develop community awareness of the benefits of recovery. It does this by:
- building links with existing community groups;
- advocating for ‘recovery houses’ for people who are homeless and in recovery; and
- supporting social initiatives aimed at people in recovery such as a recovery cafe.
Please click on the following links for further information:
Recovery Academy website
Research Keane, McAleenan and Barry (2014)
Research Keane (2011)
Peer Led Action Research: A Community Assets Scoping Exercise in Dublin’s North Inner City; Recovery Academy of Ireland, 2016.