RECOVERY SUPPORT SERVICES
Faces & Voices of Recovery (2016)
Infographic designed to assist with advocacy efforts to fund and sustain recovery support services.
Sue Bergeson, VP, Consumer Affairs, OptumHealth
The Center for Medicaid Services in its 2007 letter to states indicates that “Peer support services are an evidence-based mental health model of care which consists of a qualified peer support provider who assists individuals with their recovery from mental illness and substance use disorders." CMS recognizes that the experiences of peer support providers, as consumers of mental health and substance use services, can be an important component in a State’s delivery of effective treatment.
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, US Department of Health and Human Services (2007)
As States develop behavioral health models of care under the Medicaid program, they have the option to offer peer support services as a component of a comprehensive mental health and substance use service delivery system.
A ROSC is a coordinated network of community-based services and supports that is person-centered and builds on the strengths and resilience of individuals, families, and communities to achieve abstinence and improved health, wellness, and quality of life for those with or at risk of alcohol or drug problems. (CSAT)