Recovery Support

Synonyms
Peer Support
Peer Recovery Mutual Aid
Recovery Supportive Housing
Recovery Community Organization
RCO
Recovery Community Center
RCC
Recovery Coaching
Navigator
self-help

Peer Crisis Documents

These documents from the South Southwest MHTTC provide information about Peer Specialists in crisis settings.
Posted Date
04/12/24

Financing Peer Recovery Support: Opportunities to Enhance the Substance Use Disorder Workforce

The report Financing Peer Recovery Support: Opportunities to Enhance the Substance Use Disorder Workforce was prepared for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Financing Reform and Innovation (CFRI) and provides background history of the development of Peer Recovery (PR), including an overview of the current landscape of PR Programs. This report also provides a description of the variation in peer recovery rates, supervision, credentialing, and substance use disorder vs mental health.
Posted Date
04/05/24

The Role of the Peer Specialist

The Peer Recovery Center of Excellence has developed a document to provide a brief overview of the role of peer specialist. It can help summarize the role of a peer specialist and how peer support can assist those in recovery.
Posted Date
01/19/24

Counseling Approaches To Promote Recovery From Problematic Substance Use and Related Issues Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has published the new resource "Counseling Approaches To Promote Recovery From Problematic Substance Use and Related Issues". This Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) provides guidance to counselors, administrators, and supervisors about recovery-oriented services, supports, and care, allowing them to better serve individuals in or seeking recovery from problematic substance use.
Posted Date
11/17/23

Recovery-Ready Workplace Toolkit

The Recovery-Ready Workplace Toolkit: Guidance and Resources for Private and Public Sector Employers was created  through the efforts of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the Domestic Policy Council, and 12 federal departments and independent agencies. It is designed to help businesses and other employers prevent and respond more effectively to substance misuse among employees, build their workforces through hiring of people in recovery, and develop a recovery-supportive culture. 
Posted Date
11/09/23

Recovery Month 2023

The Bureau of Justice Assistance’s (BJA) Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Use Program (COSSUP) has provided events and resources throughout September 2023 for National Recovery Month.
Posted Date
09/25/23

Best Practices for Recovery Housing

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has updated the 2018 document which outlines best practices for implementing and operating recovery housing. Assisting individuals with recovery housing is critical in the journey of recovery and can lead to the improvement of health, reduce overdose risks, and sustain recovery.
Posted Date
09/08/23

Recovery Road Map and Workplace Survey

Two reports are now available from Fors Marsh, a research and communications firm who's reports work to highlight system problems like SUD. The "Road Map for Advancing a Recovery-Ready Nation" report examines recovery research and covers issues such as support services, housing, employment, workforce, stigma, etc. The "2022 Workplace Recovery Survey Report" covers background and understanding recovery in the workplace, policies, culture, experiences, and much more. 
Posted Date
09/04/23

RSV 2023 Session: Affordable Housing and Recovery (Day 1)

Rural communities are finding innovative ways to combat dual crises: an affordable-housing shortage and the overdose and substance misuse epidemic. This presentation highlighted (1) federally subsidized housing regulations related to affordable housing for residents with a history of SUD and (2) cross-sector approaches to providing housing and support services to residents in recovery.
Posted Date
07/26/23

RSV 2023 Session: Recovery Housing: Back to the Basics: Building Capacity in Rural Communities (Day 1)

This session covered multiple aspects of establishing and operating recovery housing in rural America, from planning to funding and through staff hiring, development of policies and procedures, and building program support. Dr. Fletcher and co-presenters will discuss outcomes, the impact on families and individuals, and working with communities to address NIMBY and other concerns.
Posted Date
07/26/23