Recovery-Oriented System of Care

Recovery residences exist within a continuum of care. A full spectrum is needed, because addiction is a chronic health issue and because individuals needs’ range and vary overtime. This may look like an individual moving across and/or between acute care stabilization and long-term recovery support. In response to market needs, a variety of recovery residences have been developed. What actually exists in a particular marketplace varies based on a range of factors including policy barriers and gaps in the local continuum of care.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will come to know the key values of Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC)
  • You will be able to identify the NARR levels of support
  • You will understand recovery as a nonlinear process