What is Peer Recovery Support?
Peer Recovery Support is the act of people who have had similar experiences with substance use disorders giving each other encouragement, hope, assistance, guidance and understanding, all which aids in recovery. It can be done anytime or anywhere when two or more peers are in a mutual, supportive relationship.
Peer Recovery Support Specialist at COSA-NCADD
Since 2010, COSA-NCADD has utilized Peer Recovery Support Specialist to provide services to individuals in recovery. Currently, Specialists are conducting new client in-takes, completing community referrals, facilitating group meetings, conducting training and implementing prevention and recovery programs.