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What is Recovery? SAMHSA Working Definition

What is “Recovery“?  How can you tell if you are in recovery?  Heading toward it?  Providing helpful support encouraging recovery instead of a punitive system full of obstacles and challenges that make it too easy to fail?  SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)has asked these questions and provided […]

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration's Working Definition of Recovery

The State of Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services

Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (MHAS) Peer Support

The Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (MHAS) site has a page dedicated to peer support resources & agencies in the state. From their site (http://mha.ohio.gov/Default.aspx?tabid=712): Peer support in a recovery-oriented system Peer Support is a process of giving and receiving support and education from individuals with shared life experiences. […]


Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (MHAS) Consumer Operated Services

The State of Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services (MHAS) supports Consumer-Operated Services and has a page dedicated to the guides, locations and stories which have increased access and support of the peer recovery system.  From their MHA.OHIO.GOV site: Consumer Operated Services (COS) encourage personal contact and social relationships to […]

The State of Ohio Mental Health & Addiction Services

The Guide to Mutual Aid Resources - Faces & Voices of Recovery

Faces & Voices Guide to Mutual Aid Resources

Faces & Voices of Recovery promotes legislation, community support and personal recovery.  Their goals (from their site) are: What are Faces & Voices goals? Laws and policies enable recovery, health, wellness and civic engagement for people affected by alcohol and other drugs. Communities are organized and mobilized to address policies, practices […]


About XIX Recovery Support Services

XIX Recovery Support Services believes recovery from addiction is possible for everyone. “Everyone needs a little extra helps sometimes.”   China Krys Darrington was an end-stage, chronically addicted person for 15+ years — through jobs, trying to parent & desperately attempting to stay functional.  But addiction is never satisfied and eventually she lost jobs, […]