Medication-Assisted Recovery Essay Contest Winners

The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) National Office, in partnership with Faces & Voices of Recovery and the National Alliance for Medication-Assisted Recovery (NAMA Recovery), announced the top three winners of the 4th annual “In My Own Words…” essay contest focusing on recovery from addiction using medication. Almost 130 individuals from across the U.S. and the United Kingdom participated in the contest.

Contestants described, in their own words, how medication-assisted treatment supported their recovery from addiction and why they continue to be committed to recovery.

Darlene DeMore (Pennsylvania) won 1st place writing about her experiences on methadone maintenance treatment.

The essays can be accessed at:

Source: Addiction Technology Transfer Center – December 15, 2011