Recovery Capital: From Theory to Data

Session Description: Recovery capital refers to an individual’s strengths and barriers that impact one’s ability to achieve substance use cessation. We will outline the theoretical underpinnings of this construct, and then utilized real-world data collected in Iowa to show how it can correlate with substance use- related outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline the 4 domains of recovery capital and provide examples of each
  • Appreciate how psychosocial changes can correlate with changes in substance use

Nicholas Borman, MD
He/Him/His
Addiction Psychiatrist, Mayo Clinic

Nicholas Borman is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Medical director of the Fountain Centers Substance Use Disorder treatment program, which includes an 18-bed men’s residential unit, a 10-bed sober house, and 7 intensive outpatient programs across southern Minnesota.