Florida Recovery Project

Building a Strong Recovery Movement in Florida!

A collaborative approach to capacity building

Faces & Voices of Recovery is pleased to collaborate with the Florida Department of Children and Families, Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association (FADAA), and the Peer Support Coalition of Florida to build the capacity of Recovery Community Organizations (RCOs) through training and technical assistance. For more information or to get involved, please contact us via email here.

Our trainings and resources are now offered VIRTUALLY due to COVID-19 to allow more individuals to get engaged. (On-site trainings will resume when appropriate). See the information below for numerous ways to get involved:

VIRTUAL trainings and resources:

  • RCO Mentorship
  • Learning Community
  • Recovery Ambassador Training
  • RCO Bootcamp Training

Technical assistance is available for individuals and organizations seeking to start Recovery Community Organizations.

Virtual RCO mentorship

A mentor is an experienced Recovery Community Organization (RCO) leader who can provide guidance for the mentee’s organizational path. He/she is also available to the mentee to provide support with four professional coaching sessions per month.  Mentors may also assist mentees with other networking opportunities relevant to their professional careers. The mentor may provide technical assistance in many general ways, but the following is a focused list of technical assistance topics on which the mentor/mentee relationship may provide insight:


  • Mission & Vision Statements
  • Strategic Planning
  • Governance
  • Grassroots Advocacy and Community Organizing
  • Public Education and Awareness
  • Recovery Support Services
  • Recovery Values and Principles
  • Participatory Process

here to sign up for a mentor today.

Training Events

Virtual Monthly Learning Community

WHO: Anyone interested in supporting the development of recovery community organizations is welcome to join! Pre-registration is required.

WHAT: A brief informational presentation followed by updates and discussion regarding the development of recovery community organizations in Florida.

WHERE: This is a virtual learning community that can be joined by following the link below at the scheduled meeting time. If possible, please plan to join via your computer, tablet, or app on your phone.

WHEN: From 11:00-12:00 PM on the 4th Thursday.

Register to attend here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


September 24, 2020-Organizational Management & HR Development


Virtual RCO Bootcamp Training

Recovery Community Organization (RCO) Development Training

FREE two-day training for new and emerging Recovery Community Organizations (RCOs) in Florida. Ideal for new staff, board members, and volunteers. An RCO is a non-profit organization or program led by the addiction recovery community providing advocacy, education, and non-clinical peer-based recovery support services.

LEARN ABOUT: RCO Innovations; RCO Start-up; Board Governance; Peer Leadership Development; Sustainability; Strategic Planning; Ethical Issues; Risk Management; Effective Advocacy; Organizational Wellness; Compassion Fatigue.

NOTE: on-site trainings have temporarily been halted as we continue to navigate COVID-19. Virtual trainings have now been made available for all previously scheduled trainings.


WHEN: From 11:00-5:00 PM, ET, each day, September 14 - 16: Register here


Please email Kristen at kaja@facesandvoicesofrecovery.org or Marianna at mhorowitz@facesandvoicesofrecovery.org for more information.