A CRS is a Certified Recovery Specialist who works closely with individuals in recovery to offer peer recovery supports along with the Case Management staff to assist clients. The main goal of a CRS is to focus on the recovery process.
The CRS support individuals into early recovery and positions them for long term success.
They work closely with an individual and their treatment provider to facilitate seamless transitions through changes in treatment to ensure that the individual remains engaged in a continuum of care.
A CRS will provide assistance accessing various community resources, such as, education, housing, transportation, recovery supports, and more.
Gives guidance on the recovery process and recovery education.
Helps to develop a Personal Recovery Plan.
Will provide Telephone Recovery Support.
Introduce and engage the client in the recovery community.
Provide support before, during, and after treatment.
Will do advocacy work.
Will provide outreach to individuals in early recovery.
Assists with Recovery Support Groups.
Makes referrals to the Case Management Services.
To search for AA meeting’s in your area, go to: aa.org
AA meeting 24-Hour Toll-Free Hotline: 866-851-8459
Local Meetings: aa-swestpa-dist23.org
For meeting by zip code, go to: sobrietyonline.org
To search for NA meetings in your area, go to: na.org
For NA meeting by zip code, go to: sobrietyonline.org
To search for DRA (Dual Recovery Anonymous) meetings in your area, go to: draonline.org
To search AL-Anon and Alateen meeting in your area, go to: pa-al-anon.org
To search for Nar-Anon meetings on the web, go to: naranon.com
To search for DRA (Dual Recovery Anonymous) meetings on the web, go to: draonline.org
Our mission is to address issues related to drug and alcohol addiction by providing informational support to children and families by raising awareness one person at a time.
Lost Dreams Awakening (LDA):
Lost Dreams Awakening, a recovery community organization, is a resource for those in or seeking recovery from addiction. LDA offers education/training, support and socialization to the recovery community and their family and friends. “Helping People Help Themselves”
Comprehensive Recovery Resources Inc.
Bolivar Community Center
736 Lincoln Street
Bolivar PA 15923
FAVOR is a recovery community organization, and is a resource for those seeking recovery. FAVOR offers educational groups, family support groups, trainings and much more. They are advocates and passionate in fight against the Opioid Epidemic.
338 Main Street
Latrobe PA 15650
Faith Forward is a 501(c)(3) organization and has been serving Westmoreland and the surrounding communities since 2013. They provide Christian Counseling, addiction recovery support, employment and housing assistance, life coaching, and prison release support.