RECOVERY

FOR-NY
Friends of Recovery - New York

"We envision a world in which recovery from addiction is not only common, but celebrated; a world in which the entire spectrum of effective prevention, treatment and support services are available and accessible to all.”    Quote by Friends of Recovery - New York

SAMHSA
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Working definition of “recovery” by SAMHSA

 

"A process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential."

RCO

 Recovery Community Organization (RCO)

An RCO is an independent, non-profit organization led and governed by representatives of local communities of recovery.  RCOs engage in recovery focused education and advocacy through organizing and mobilizing people in recovery and impacted family members and allies, i.e., the recovery community. They may engage in direct, peer-based recovery supports via outreach and/or services based within a Recovery Community Center (RCC). 

Short Survey & Contact Form:

Please fill out our short survey indicating your interest in an RCO for Oswego County to be added to our Mailing List.

All information is provided for your convenience only.  The VOW Foundation has not rights nor endorsements to any of it.