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China Krys Darrington – 2017 NEORTC “Trainer of the Year”

NEORTC congratulates China Darrington who was named the 2017 NEORTC Trainer of the Year by our county training liaisons. China has been a trainer for the OCWTP since 2010. Jodie Hembree had the extreme pleasure of hearing China speak at a Child and Family Leadership event. Jodie approached China after […]

China Krys Darrington - NEORTC 2017 Trainer of the Year

Recovery Coaching

Understanding and Implementing the Recovery Coach Role

by | Apr 08, 2017 The relatively new role of “recovery coach” in primary care will be explored in an interactive format during a Sunday session designed to help attendees envision the position in their own practice. Through “Integrating Recovery Coaches into General Medical Settings,” which takes place from 8:30 […]


Akron Library “Looking For A Way Out” – Resource for Addiction Treatment & Recovery Resources in Summit County, Ohio

Happy Thanksgiving!!! This resources detailing our local Summit County, OH resources available in educating, treating & helping folks recover from substance (drug) abuse and addiction is available at all Akron Summit County Public Libraries.  This post is from their site: Looking for a Way Out: Addiction Treatment and Education Resources in Summit […]


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. […]