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A Decade of Peer Culture, Support & Leadership: Igniting Behavioral Health Transformation in PhiladelphiaPrint MediaFrom Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), this report celebrates the powerful contribution made by peer support staff and people in...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
A Place for Recovery in the CommunityeNewsletter or BlogFrom National Council for Mental Wellbeing, this post was written by Tom Hill, Senior Advisor for Practice Improvement at the time. In it, he explores...Other, RCO Capacity Building
A Primer on Recovery Residences: FAQs from the National Association of Recovery ResidencesPrint MediaRecovery residences have spread rapidly in the United States in recent decades. In 2011, the National Association of Recovery Residences (NARR) was founded to promote...Other
Addressing Opioid Use Disorder in Emergency Departments: Expert Panel FindingsCurriculum or ToolkitIn January 2020, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing hosted a technical experts’ panel (TEP) to identify best and promising practices to engage individuals surviving...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
An Index to Bill White's Recovery BlogseNewsletter or BlogThis is a catalogue of blog postings by William L. White, an Emeritus Senior Research Consultant at Chestnut Health Systems / Lighthouse Institute and past-chair...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Other, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
ATTC Educational Package for Opioid Use Disorders Peer Support WorkersCurriculum or ToolkitThe Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network Coordinating Office (NCO) has designed this competency-based guide to raise awareness of resources available to build the capacity...Evidence Based Practice, Workforce Development
Being Seen: Establishing Deaf to Deaf Peer Support Services and TrainingPrint MediaUsing this paper and its recommendations as a guide, State Mental Health Commissioners/Directors should support the establishment of Deaf to Deaf Peer Support Training and...Integration of Peer Services, Other, Workforce Development
Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center StrategyWebsiteBringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) supported programs, systems, states, territories, and tribes as they implemented effective recovery supports and...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Building Blocks to Peer Program Success: A Toolkit for Developing HIV Peer ProgramsCurriculum or ToolkitFrom the Boston University School of Social Work, Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health, this toolkit was produced as part of the Peer...Evidence Based Practice, Other, Workforce Development
Building Recovery Capital through Digital Health TechnologiesMultimediaThis 4-part recorded video series showcases digital health technologies related to recovery support services for individuals with substance use disorders, thereby helping behavioral health peer...Other, Workforce Development
Building Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care for Drug Court ParticipantsPrint MediaThis fact sheet from the National Drug Court Institute, in collaboration with Faces & Voices of Recovery, outlines how recovery-oriented systems of care for durg...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Other
Building Recovery: State Policy Guide for Supporting Recovery HousingCurriculum or ToolkitThe National Council developed this toolkit, which addresses needs of policymakers and advocates when considering legislative and regulatory approaches. Expert guidance in the development of...Evidence Based Practice, Other
CCAR's "Recovery Matters!" PodcastMultimediaWe love to give freely to others what was freely given to us. With that in mind, the goal of CCAR’s Recovery Matters podcast is...Other
CCBHCs: Are you ready to grow your peer services?eNewsletter or BlogIt takes more than sunshine and water for a robust Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) peer services program to sprout.  CCBHCs are a new...Evidence Based Practice, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics, Peer-Delivered Services and Peer-Operated Agencies: Opportunities for Collaboration and ExpansionPrint MediaIn October 2019, The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) and the New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS) collaborated to convene representatives...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Other, Workforce Development
Collective ImpactJournal ArticleLarge-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, yet the social sector remains focused on the isolated intervention of individual organizations. Large-scale social change comes from...RCO Capacity Building
Colorado's Statewide Strategic Plan for Substance Use Disorder Recovery: 2020-2025Print MediaColorado has a strategic plan to reorient systems, clinical care, and communities to promote recovery. Recovery is a process of change through which people improve...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Compendium of Training and Self-Study ResourcesCurriculum or ToolkitFrom The Florida Certification Board and Florida Department of Children and Families, this is a compiled list of self-paced training resources for Recovery Peer Specialists...Workforce Development
Core Competencies for Peer Workers in Behavioral Health ServicesPrint MediaPeer workers and peer recovery support services have become increasingly central to people’s ability to live with or recover from mental and/or substance use disorders....Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Creating a Learning Agenda for Systems Change: A Toolkit for Building an Adaptive Public Health WorkforceCurriculum or ToolkitThe goal of the Learning Agenda toolkit is to facilitate deeper, more robust stages of learning that can increasingly impact systems change. The Learning Agenda...Other, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Credentialing, Licensing, and Reimbursement of the SUD Workforce: A Review of Policies and Practices Across the NationPrint MediaIn September 2018, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) contracted with the Human...Other, Workforce Development
Cultural Humility Primer: Peer Support Specialist and Recovery Coach GuidePrint MediaThis primer was created as an entry level cultural reference for Peer Support Specialists and Recovery Coaches working in both substance use disorder and mental...Other, Workforce Development
Data-Driven Strategies to Improve Outreach and Treatment Access: Ross County Health District Partnership ProjectPrint MediaThe Ross County Health District (RCHD) is one of the six local communities funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance Partnership to Support Data-Driven Responses...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Other
Deflection and Pre-arrest Diversion Tools and Resources (National Council on Mental Wellbeing)Print MediaPeople involved with the criminal justice system – especially those with substance use disorders (SUDs) – encounter barriers to and delays in receiving evidence-based treatment;...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Other
Demonstrating the Value of Recovery Housing: Technical Expert Panel FindingsPrint MediaIn January 2021, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing hosted a technical expert panel (TEP) to explore ways to best demonstrate the value of recovery...Evidence Based Practice, Other
Dimensions: Peer Support Program ToolkitCurriculum or ToolkitThe Dimensions: Peer Support Program Toolkit was developed by the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, School of Medicine, Behavioral Health and Wellness Program. This...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Effectively Employing Young Adult Peer Providers: A ToolkitCurriculum or ToolkitThis toolkit from the UMass Medical School Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research, outlines and provides materials for the following: Background Young Adults in the...Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Enhancing the Peer Provider Workforce: Recruitment, Supervision and RetentionPrint MediaThis Assessment Guide has been produced by the National Association of Consumer/Survivors Mental Health Administrators, state mental health department senior managers committed to expanding the participation...Workforce Development
Equipping Behavioral Health Systems & Authorities to Promote Peer Specialist/Peer Recovery Coaching ServicesPrint MediaThrough the Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) project, SAMHSA convened an Expert Panel on March 21 – 22, 2012,...Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Essential Skills in Volunteer Management: Mobilizing the Power of the Recovery CommunityMultimediaIn its first year, the PR CoE hosted a six-month learning collaborative for Recovery Community Organization leadership and/or volunteer coordiantors looking for guidance on how...RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Establishing Peer-to-Peer Services for Adult Latinos in Recovery: Providing Strength, Hope, and Overcoming StigmaMultimedia“Recovery Community Support Programs” were originally funded by the federal government and offered peer-to-peer support in order to assist those in recovery find a place...Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Ethical Guidelines for the Delivery of Peer-Based Recovery Support ServicesJournal ArticleThis article is part of Perspectives on Peer-based Recovery Support Services, the third in a series of monographs on recovery management published by the Great...Evidence Based Practice, Workforce Development
Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General's Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and HealthJournal ArticleThis Surgeon General's Report has been created because of the important health and social problems associated with alcohol and drug misuse in America. As described in this Report,...Evidence Based Practice, Other, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Fostering Resilience and Recovery: A Change PackageCurriculum or ToolkitImplementing trauma-informed approaches within primary care marks a fundamental shift in care delivery that supports improved utilization of services, improved patient outcomes, increased staff satisfaction...Evidence Based Practice, Other
Gender In Motion: A Conversation About Trans ExperiencesMultimediaFrom a Region 6 Peer Support Conference, this panel discusses the transformative nature of having equitable access to care and peer supporters with lived experience for...Other, Workforce Development
Guidelines for the Practice and Training of Peer SupportPrint MediaThe introduction provides an overview of the background on peer support and outlines the purpose and preparation of the Guidelines. The document is comprised of...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Other, Workforce Development
HealtheKnowledgeWebsiteHealtheKnowledge is an online learning and continuing education platform for health and behavioral health professionals. There is no cost for membership. Once you register for...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Other, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Helping Recovery Residences Adapt to Support People with Medication-Assisted RecoveryCurriculum or ToolkitMany people with opioid use disorders embrace medication-assisted treatment (MAT) or medication-assisted recovery (MAR) as a pathway to recovery. For some, the role that medication...Evidence Based Practice, Other
How Peer Recovery Coaches Save Lives in the Emergency DepartmentMultimediaAt the Greather Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC), every adult patient who comes through the Emergency Department (ED) is screened for substance use via a series...Integration of Peer Services
How Police and Other First Responders can Create Recovery Pathways for People with Substance Use DisordersMultimediaThis webinar explains how many people begin to misuse both legal and illegal drugs including the impact of childhood trauma, the effects of substances on...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services
Impact of COVID-19 on Peer Support Specialists: Findings from a National SurveyPrint MediaResearchers at Boston University’s Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation, in collaboration with the National Association of Peer Supporters (NAPS), conducted a survey of US-based Peer Support...Other, Workforce Development
Impact of Recovery Support Services on OutcomesPrint MediaChanges in outcomes between a one-year baseline and one-year outcome period were examined for Access To Recovery (ATR) recipients relative to statistically matched clients of...Evidence Based Practice
Implementing Hospital-Based Peer Recovery Support Services for Substance Use DisorderJournal ArticleThe rise in drug overdose deaths in the United States necessitates novel approaches to reduce harms. In response, peer recovery support services for substance use...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services
Implementing Peer Support Services as a CCBHCMultimediaIn this Ask the Expert Series from National Council for Mental Wellbeing, attendees heard from experts and seasoned CCBHC organizations about options to establish successful...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services
Including Family and Community in the Recovery ProcessMultimediaIt is widely understood that addiction affects more than just the individual; it affects the family system and community, as well.  But less is understood...Evidence Based Practice, Other, RCO Capacity Building
Increasing Accessibility with Translation & Interpretation Services ToolkitCurriculum or ToolkitThe PR CoE is pleased to share Increasing Accessibility with Translation & Interpretation Services Toolkit. With the growing number of those with limited English proficiency (LEP), substance...Evidence Based Practice, Other
Infographic: The Value of Peers (General Peer Support) Print MediaSAMHSA / BRSS TACS two-sided infographic depicting the values of peers and peer support.Integration of Peer Services, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Inspire & Think Big: Recovery Communities' Role in Challenging TimesMultimediaThe impact of the COVID 19 pandemic on the behavioral health system of care is still unfolding. In this current time, our addiction treatment and recovery...RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Integrating Recovery Supports into Services for People Experiencing HomelessnessMultimediaThis virtual panel was hosted by C4 Innovations, a partner of the SAMHSA Opioid Response Network, on April 27, 2021, to discuss barriers and successes...Integration of Peer Services, Other
Intentional Peer Support Co-Reflection GuidePrint MediaIntentional peer support (IPS) is a way of thinking about and being in purposeful relationships. In IPS, we use the relationship to look at things...Evidence Based Practice, Other
Introducing Peer Support into Your Organization: Expanding Peer Support in Behavioral HealthCurriculum or ToolkitIt is important that organizations that are not fully familiar with peer support and wish to introduce it into their services, orient their staff to...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services
Key Ingredients in Response to the Pandemic: Peer Support ValueseNewsletter or BlogA year after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Martha Barbone (CPS) reflects on the impact of the pandemic and how peer specialists are uniquely...Evidence Based Practice, Other, Workforce Development
Las Disparidades Raciales en el Tratamiento de la Salud Mental: Investigación y RecursosWebsiteUtilizando datos de la Encuesta del Pulso de los Hogares del Censo de EE. UU., HelpAdvisor.com identificó los estados con las mayores disparidades entre adultos...Other
LEARN about RecoveryCurriculum or ToolkitLEARN about Recovery is a model used to assess community readiness, needs, and assets related to recovery support services. LEARN about Recovery is a useful...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Other, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Leveraging Peer Support Skills in COVID-19MultimediaDuring COVID-19, the lived experience and unique skill sets of peer support workers have been critical in supporting outreach and recovery to the most vulnerable....Integration of Peer Services, Other, Workforce Development
Lived Experience in New Models of Care for Substance Use Disorder: A Systematic Review of Peer Recovery Support Services and Recovery CoachingJournal ArticlePeer recovery support services (PRSS) are increasingly being employed in a range of clinical settings to assist individuals with substance use disorder (SUD) and co-occurring...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services
Meaningful Roles for Peer Providers in Integrated Healthcare - A GuideCurriculum or ToolkitThe purpose of this toolkit is to provide information, helpful tips and examples of how integrated care settings can best hire, train, integrate and retain...Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Mental Health & Wellness Guide for Public Service ProfessionalsWebsiteThis guide explores mental health issues that public service professionals are most at risk for, the common stressors that cause them, and solutions and resources...Other, Workforce Development
National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare: The Use of Peers and Recovery Specialists in Child Welfare SettingsPrint MediaThis brief provides an overview of two models of support for families—support by peers with lived experience of substance use disorders and sometimes child welfare...Integration of Peer Services
National Recovery Month 2021Curriculum or ToolkitThe 2021 National Recovery Month theme, “Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community” reminds people in recovery and those who support them,...Other, Workforce Development
NIATx Third-Party Billing GuideCurriculum or ToolkitWith this guide, learn how to create a billing system from scratch, improve your existing system, and improve your collections from third-party payers. It is...RCO Capacity Building
Options for Peer Support in Frontier and Tribal CommunitiesMultimediaMountain Plains ATTC offered a webinar entitled Options for Peer Support in Frontier and Tribal Communities for our Frontier and Tribal Behavioral Health Treatment Providers...Workforce Development
Oral Health and the Peer-Supported Recovery JourneyMultimediaThis recorded webinar aims to increase understanding of common oral health problems faced by individuals with mental health and substance use challenges. Many may face...Other, Workforce Development
Organizational Self-Assessment (OSA): Integrating Peer-Delivered Services in Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs)Curriculum or ToolkitThe OSA is a performance improvement resource to help engage CCBHCs in a self-reflective process to enhance partnerships to integrate peer-delivered services in CCBHCs. The...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Other
Overdose Prevention Training in ASLMultimediaFrom Voices of Hope in Lexington, KY, this video presents overdose prevention training for the deaf community.Other
Parent Peer Support/Family Partner PanelMultimediaFrom Region 6 MHTTC's Peer Support Conference, expert panelists will discuss the definition and role of the Family Peer and the impact of having this positive...Other, Workforce Development
Parenting Through Your Recovery JourneyMultimediaThe New Voice of SUD is a podcast developed by the Southeast ATTC.  In this episode, we have the pleasure of speaking with Technology Transfer...Evidence Based Practice, Other
PATI Framework: Purpose, Assessment, Tactics, ImplementationPrint MediaFrom the University of Wisconsin-Madison Organizational and Leadership Development Program, this framework provides guidance for organizational development decision-making.Evidence Based Practice, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Peer Recovery Support 101Curriculum or ToolkitThis is a manual that covers peer recovery support basics from Ohio Mental Health & Addictions Services. Peer recovery services (PRS) are community-based services for...Other, Workforce Development
Peer Recovery Support Series, Section 1: Building a Successful Culture in Your OrganizationMultimediaPeer recovery support services are increasingly becoming an important part of the behavioral healthcare workforce. So much so, the growth in opportunity is outpacing the...Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Peer Recovery Support Series, Section 2: Hiring, Onboarding, and IntegrationMultimediaThe structure and process of bringing on Peer Recovery Support Specialist (PRSS) staff should be carefully considered before beginning the recruitment process. The role of...Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Peer Recovery Support Series, Section 3: Understanding the Pathway and the ProcessMultimediaSuccessful recovery is a journey through a process of change. This webinar will explore the process and identify how peer specialists and providers can intervene...Evidence Based Practice, Workforce Development
Peer Recovery Support Series, Section 4: The Participatory Process for Solutions to AddictionMultimediaTo support a cohesive recovery community and addiction field services, there needs to be alignment. The treatment model for addiction has evolved with time. There...Evidence Based Practice, Workforce Development
Peer Recovery Support Series, Section 5: Supervision and ManagementMultimediaTo support a successful peer program, effective supervision is essential. Equipping supervisors with knowledge of the day to day functions, including practice boundaries specific to...Workforce Development
Peer Recovery Support Series, Section 6: A Deeper Dive into Coaching RecoveryMultimediaIn this webinar, Phil Valentine, RCP, Executive Director of the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR), will lead participants into a deeper understanding of the...Evidence Based Practice, Other, Workforce Development
Peer Recovery Support Services - Initiating, Stabilizing, and Sustaining Long-Term RecoveryMultimediaThis webinar explores how people in recovery from addiction can help others by providing peer recovery support services and creating recovery-supportive environments. Many aspects of...Evidence Based Practice, Workforce Development
Peer Recovery Support: Evolving Roles and Settings, A Literature ReviewPrint MediaPeers serve many roles in many settings. There is emerging research that explores the value of using peer recovery support services (PRSS) across these settings....Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Peer Services Toolkit: A Guide to Advancing and Implementing Peer-Run Behavioral Health ServicesCurriculum or ToolkitFrom ACMHA - The College for Behavioral Health Leadership, this Peer Services Tool Kit, is aimed at supporting efforts to advocate and expand the capacity,...Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Peer Support in the ED SettingMultimediaWisconsin Voices for Recovery, Continuing Studies at Unviersity of Wisconsin-Madison, and Wisconsin Department of Health Services partnered to provide free continuing education opportunities for people...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services
Peer Support Roles Across the Sequential Intercept ModelPrint MediaPeer Support Roles Across the Sequential Intercept Model is a two-page tool that provides an overview of how people with lived experience, or peers, can...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Peer Support Services in the Behavioral Healthcare Workforce: State of the FieldJournal ArticleThis article examines how the history and philosophy of peer support services has shaped current mental health and substance use service delivery systems. The growth...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Peer Support Toolkit (City of Philadelphia DBHIDS)Curriculum or ToolkitThis toolkit from Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services, is designed to support behavioral health treatment agencies with the process of integrating...Integration of Peer Services, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Peer Support Workers and Peer-Run Organizations: A Beneficial Resource for Implementing SOARCurriculum or ToolkitSSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) helps states and communities promote wellness and recovery through increased access to Social Security disability benefits for eligible adults...Evidence Based Practice, Workforce Development
Peer Support Workers in Emergency Departments: Engaging Individuals Surviving Opioid Overdoses – Qualitative AssessmentPrint MediaFrom the National Council for Behavioral Health and Providers Clinical Support System: Overview: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that from 1999 to...Integration of Peer Services
Peer Support Workers in Health: A Qualitative Metasynthesis of Their ExperiencesJournal ArticleThe ability of the Peer Support Worker to actively engage with other marginalised or excluded individuals based on their unique insight into their own experience...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services
Peer Support: A Disruptive InnovationMultimediaFrom South Southwest MHTTC: Systemic racism. Police reform. A global pandemic. These have been challenging times. In this keynote address, Pat Deegan will reflect on the...Workforce Development
Peer Support: State Credentials, Continuing Education, and Recruiting/Retention Strategies with Amy Spagnolo and Rita CroniseMultimediaIn this webinar, Rutgers faculty members Amy Spagnolo and Rita Cronise talk about peer support services both in behavioral health and peer-run organizations, funding sources,...Workforce Development
Peer-Based Addiction Recovery Support: History, Theory, Practice, and Scientific EvaluationPrint MediaThe history of addiction treatment and recovery in the United States contains a rich “wounded healer” tradition. For more than 275 years, individuals and families...Evidence Based Practice, Other, Workforce Development
Peer-Centered ProgrammingMultimediaThis is a recording of a webinar hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance's Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) that focuses on...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Peer-Delivered Harm Reduction and Recovery Support Services: Initial EvaluationJournal ArticleRecovery from substance use disorder (SUD) is often considered at odds with harm reduction strategies. More recently, harm reduction has been categorized as both a...Evidence Based Practice, Other, RCO Capacity Building
Peers for Chronic Pain: What Lived Experience Can Do to Help the Pain and Opioid CrisisMultimediaPeer support workers are people who have been successful in recovery from physical or mental health challenges and who help others experiencing similar situations through...Other, Workforce Development
People recover from addiction. They also go on to do good things.eNewsletter or BlogThe news about addiction — rising rates of addiction, record numbers of overdose deaths, and the like — tends to be bleak. As clinicians and researchers,...Evidence Based Practice, Other, Workforce Development
Pillars of Peer Support Services Summit Six: Peer Specialist SupervisionPrint MediaThe Pillars of Supervision outlined in this report can provide useful guidance for the advancement of high quality supervision of peer specialists. The Pillars of...Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Practice Guidelines for Resilience and Recovery Oriented TreatmentCurriculum or ToolkitFrom Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), these guidelines are designed to help systems in delivering services and supports that promote recovery, resilience,...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Priority to Practice - A Faith and RecoveryMultimediaThis virtual presentation is sponsored by the Southeast ATTC Regional Center and will focus on the innovative ways that Tennessee has approached partnering with the faith-based community...Evidence Based Practice, Other, Workforce Development
Professional Boundaries for Peer AdvocatesMultimediaPeer Advocates play an important role in substance use treatment. They use their experiences to improve engagement with new clients and perform a variety of...Workforce Development
RCO Toolkit (Faces & Voices of Recovery)Curriculum or ToolkitFrom Faces & Voices of Recovery, this Recovery Community Organization Toolkit is a must-read if you're interested in starting up a recovery community organization or want...RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Recovery as an Overarching PhilosophyCurriculum or ToolkitThis technical assistance (TA) package discusses the concepts of recovery as an overarching philosophy that supports the recovery journeys of people, families, and communities. Readers...Evidence Based Practice, Workforce Development
Recovery Coach ManualCurriculum or ToolkitThis manual is a companion to the McShin Coaching Curriculum. It is intended to: Provide background on the history and many pathways to recovery from...Evidence Based Practice, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Recovery Coaching Practice GuidelinesCurriculum or ToolkitFrom the Montgomery County Office of Mental Health, these Practice Guidelines are meant to build on required Recovery Coaching training and the ongoing education and...Other, Workforce Development
Recovery Community Organization ToolkitCurriculum or ToolkitThis toolkit, developed by the Friends of Recovery-New York RCO, is based on lessons learned from local and national partners involved in the Recovery Movement,...Evidence Based Practice, RCO Capacity Building
Recovery Community Organizations: Conduits for ChangeCurriculum or ToolkitRecovery community organizations (RCOs) have emerged as important resources for engaging and supporting individuals and families in their recovery in a variety of ways, and...Evidence Based Practice, RCO Capacity Building
Recovery Community Services Program Statewide WorkbookCurriculum or ToolkitThe Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) launched the Recovery Community Services ProgramStatewide Network (RCSP-SN) grant initiative...Evidence Based Practice, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Recovery DialectsPrint MediaThis infographic is a helpful reference guide to use when referring to people who have a substance use disorder, who use drugs and alcohol, who...Evidence Based Practice, Other
Recovery Friendly Workplace ToolkitCurriculum or ToolkitWe believe that employers play a critical role in fighting the disease of addiction, and we want to make it easier for you to better...Evidence Based Practice, Other, Workforce Development
Recovery Management and Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care: Scientific Rationale and Promising PracticesPrint MediaThis monograph, by William White, is regarded as a seminal work in the addictions treatment literature, as it is the first and most comprehensive attempt...Evidence Based Practice, Other
Recovery PlanningMultimediaThis is a recording of a webinar hosted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance's Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant, and Substance Abuse Program (COSSAP) that focuses on...Evidence Based Practice, Workforce Development
Recovery Support Services: Peer Recovery Support CoachingPrint MediaThis guide, put together by SAMHSA, outlines the role of peer services, expected outcomes, and certain requirements.Workforce Development
Recovery Support Tools for Parents and FamiliesWebsiteFamilies affect and are influenced by the recovery experiences of children, youth, and adults with mental or substance use disorders. As caregivers, navigators, and allies,...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Other
Recovery Support Tools for PeersWebsiteBringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy (BRSS TACS) is enriched by the lived experiences of people in recovery, who play key roles...Evidence Based Practice, Workforce Development
Recovery Support Tools for Youth and Young AdultsWebsiteFind resources that support youth and young adult leadership in recovery programs. Youth and young adults are powerful agents of change in behavioral health care. Bringing...Evidence Based Practice, Other, Workforce Development
Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care: A Perspective on the Past, Present, and FutureJournal ArticleThis paper provides a perspective on the recent concept of recovery-oriented systems of care with respect to its origins in the past and its status...Evidence Based Practice, Other
Relapse Prevention for Recovering Counselors/Peer AdvocatesMultimediaThis webinar is from the Northeast & Caribbean ATTC. There has been much written about relapse prevention for persons recovering from alcohol and other drugs. However,...Workforce Development
Remote Support: Tips for Peer Support Specialists Using Technology During the COVID Public Health EmergencyPrint MediaPrivacy, security, and confidentiality issues are essential to peer support services, not just treatment services. Peer Support Specialists or Recovery Coaches that work for substance use...Workforce Development
Rescued Lives: The Oxford House Approach to Substance AbusePrint MediaThis paper explains how to start self-run, self-supported recovery houses in your state. It is a simple concept, based on the Oxford House experience, and...Evidence Based Practice, Other
Resources for the Supervision of Peer WorkersPrint MediaThe resources on this list provide education on peer support practices, best practices in supervision, and recovery-oriented services.Evidence Based Practice, Workforce Development
Role Clarity in Peer Recovery Support Services: Navigating the TermsPrint MediaIn this rapidly growing and ever-evolving field of peer recovery support services (PRSS), language often carries different meanings depending on region, State, or a particular...Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Rural Opioid and Direct Support Services (ROADSS) for Methadone Maintenance TreatmentCurriculum or ToolkitFor people with substance use disorder (SUD), the road to recovery can be long and hard. And in rural communities, where rates of overdose mortality have increased...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Other
Share Your StoryWebsiteAccess resources to help you share personal stories about recovering from mental or substance use disorders. Sharing stories is a way to connect with people and...Evidence Based Practice, Other, Workforce Development
Shared Decision-Making ToolsWebsiteShared decision-making tools help people in treatment and recovery work together with their providers to make the best plan for their needs and situation. Bringing Recovery...Evidence Based Practice, Other, Workforce Development
Sharing Experience Learned Firsthand (SELF) Project - ArticleOtherThe purpose of the Sharing Experience Learned Firsthand (SELF) project was to gain an appreciation from recovering individuals of the role of lived experience of...RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Sisters on a Long Road (What 11 African American Women in Long-Term Recovery Want to Tell Us)Print MediaThe investigator, co-author Dawn Tyus, sought to learn about the realities, needs, strengths, and challenges of African American women in treatment and recovery. And she...Other, Workforce Development
Southern Plains Tribal Health Board Peer Support ToolkitCurriculum or ToolkitSouthern Plains Tribal Health Board developed this toolkit to assist tribal programs in determining how peer specialists can best serve their tribal organizations and communities....Evidence Based Practice, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
Sponsor, Recovery Coach, Addiction Counselor: The Importance of Role Clarity and Role IntegrityJournal ArticleThe recent growth in peer-based recovery support services as an adjunct and alternative to addiction treatment has created heightened ambiguity about the demarcation of responsibilities...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Substance Use Disorder Peer Delivered Services Child Welfare Best Practices CurriculumCurriculum or ToolkitThis curriculum, developed by the Oregon Regional Facilitation Center, is designed to cover ten best practices for peers who work in the child welfare field....Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services
Substance Use Disorder Peer Supervision Peer Supervision CompetenciesPrint MediaVery little has been written about SUD (Substance Use Disorder) Peer Supervision Competencies. In remedy, this competency analysis is offered, using a series of investigative...Workforce Development
Supervision of Peer Practice: The Challenges and Opportunities for Organizations with Peer Recovery Support Services ProgramsPrint MediaPeer recovery support services (PRSS) have emerged as important resources for engaging and supporting individuals and families in their recovery. Contemporary PRSS are non-clinical, strength-based,...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Supervision of Peer WorkersCurriculum or ToolkitPeer support services have expanded to a wide variety of behavioral health environments and within a range of program models. Because peer support services represent a...Integration of Peer Services, Other, Workforce Development
Supervision of Peer WorkersMultimediaThis webinar is from the Northeast & Caribbean ATTC. As peer advocates enter the work force in substance use treatment, many supervisors are not prepared with...Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Supporting Recovery Benchmarks by Understanding BenchmarksPresentation SlidesThis slide deck highlights two articles and a blog about recovery benchmarks and differences in recovery regarding quality of life issues for individuals depending on...Evidence Based Practice, Workforce Development
Telebehavioral Health Group Service Delivery WebinarsMultimediaAt the beginning of the Public Health Emergency (PHE) Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment and recovery support providers had to shift service delivery from a...Evidence Based Practice, Other, Workforce Development
Tell Your Organization's Story: 7 Guidelines to Creating ConnectionCurriculum or ToolkitYour story should make your work stand out among similar organizations and be so memorable that people pay attention and remember you after the story...RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
The Emergence, Role, and Impact of Recovery Support ServicesJournal ArticleVarious community recovery support services help sustain positive behavior change for individuals with alcohol and drug use disorders. This article reviews the rationale, origins, emergence,...Evidence Based Practice
The Impact of Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) & the Peer Recovery Movement: Supporting Homeless and Recovering IndividualsMultimediaThe National CLAS Standards are intended to advance health equity, improve quality, and help eliminate health care disparities. This webinar will discuss how health care organizations need...Other, Workforce Development
The Intersection of Prevention & Recovery - Session 1MultimediaFrom the PR CoE, session 1 of this 2-part webinar series is designed to inform and raise awareness of prevention and recovery community professionals about the...Evidence Based Practice, Workforce Development
The Intersection of Prevention & Recovery - Session 2MultimediaFrom the PR CoE, session 2 of this 2-part webinar series is designed to inform and raise awareness of prevention and recovery community professionals about the...Evidence Based Practice, Workforce Development
The Peer Provider Workforce in Behavioral Health: A Landscape AnalysisOtherThe research report examines the demographics, socioeconomic status, and job mobility of workers by Long Term Care (LTC) sector and occupation. It identifies the characteristics associated...Workforce Development
The Recovery ModelPrint MediaDr. Mark Ragins, MD, has enclosed in this packet several short documents that highlight various aspects of recovery-based transformation, including: The Four Stages of Recovery...Evidence Based Practice, Other
The Rhode Island Peer Recovery Specialist Certification Guide: A Study Guide for the Certification Exam Curriculum or ToolkitA Peer Recovery Specialist is a trained individual who has lived experience with mental illness and/or addiction to alcohol and/or other drugs who provides one-to-one strengths-based...Workforce Development
The Science of What Makes People CareJournal ArticleThe authors of this article delve into the science behind what makes people care. They’ve identified five principles that are supported by research from a...Evidence Based Practice, Other, RCO Capacity Building
The Use of Peer Recovery Coaches to Combat Barriers to Opioid Use Disorder Treatment in IndianaPrint MediaIndiana University-Purdue University Inidanapolis' Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health published this brief in order to illustrate a PRC's essential role in combatting the...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services
Understanding Latino Youth Recovery: Issues, Assets and Creating ResiliencyMultimediaThe body of work of peer support programs targeting youth is heavily focused on mental health models involving young adult peer mentors. In Connecticut, for...Other, Workforce Development
Understanding the Role of Peer Recovery Coaches in the Addiction ProfessionMultimediaThe addiction profession has a strong foundation of peer involvement. In fact, the earliest addiction professionals were the first peer recovery coaches informed by Alcoholics...Integration of Peer Services, Workforce Development
Using Data To Advance Recovery-Focused Decision MakingMultimediaData-driven decision making for recovery and recovery support services is possible. Indiana has made some key policy changes at a state and agency level that...Workforce Development
Video Trainings for the Promotion of Recovery-Oriented Services and SupportsWebsiteVideo Trainings from BRSS TACS:  Access video trainings that promote recovery-oriented services and supports by highlighting new knowledge areas, hot topics, and cutting-edge programs. This webpage...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, RCO Capacity Building, Workforce Development
What Are Your Priorities Right Now? Identifying Service Needs Across Recovery Stages to Inform Service DevelopmentJournal ArticleSubstance use disorders (SUD) are, for many, chronic conditions that are typically associated with severe impairments in multiple areas of functioning. ‘Recovery’ from SUD is...Evidence Based Practice
What Is Recovery?Journal ArticleAlcohol use disorder (AUD) is among the most prevalent psychiatric disorders and is associated with enormous public health costs. Although AUD and other addictive behaviors...Evidence Based Practice
What Peer Recovery Coaches Need to Know about Medication-Assisted Recovery for People with Opioid-Use DisordersMultimediaHosted by BRSS TACS, this is a recording from a webinar series on best practices in peer support and peer recovery coaching. In this recording,...Evidence Based Practice, Other, Workforce Development
Where the Intersection of Prevention and Recovery is WorkingMultimediaThis panel draws from the experiences of multiple recovery and prevention communities to provide models for how successful community-based programs can work within the intersection...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, RCO Capacity Building
Whole Health Action Management (WHAM)Curriculum or ToolkitFrom the National Council for Mental Wellbeing, this peer-led program helps to prepare your peer consultants to improve the health of your clients and counter...Workforce Development
Why and How Peer Services Improve Health and Wellness of People with Mental IllnessMultimediaFor numerous reasons, including several barriers to accessing quality healthcare, people with serious mental illness (SMI) have a mortality rate between 1.5 to 3 times...Evidence Based Practice, Integration of Peer Services, Other
Workforce Recruitment and Retention: Strategies for Rural Areas and Recruiting and Retaining Peer Support WorkersMultimediaThis is the third webinar in a three-part series on workforce recruitment and retention in behavioral health, with a specific focus on the field of...Workforce Development
Youth Peer Support PanelMultimediaFrom South Southwest MHTTC's Peer Support Conference, the panel has a conversation about the current state of Youth Peer Support in our communities and answers...Other, Workforce Development