The REC is committed to providing valuable support and guidance to the peer recovery workforce. On this page, you will find resources from trusted sources to enhance your work.
In general, people from Hispanic and Latino communities are less likely to seek substance use treatment and are less satisfied with treatment services than non-Hispanic Whites. Providing strengths-based services that recognize and respond to the ways Hispanic and Latino cultural …View More
On average, people with disabilities are more likely than people without disabilities to develop substance use disorders or to experience poor mental health. This informational sheet includes resources about improving access to recovery support services for people with disabilities.View More
Core competencies are the basic or foundational knowledge and skills needed to do a specific job well. These are the core competencies recommended for peer workers in behavioral health services, including peer recovery coaches, peer recovery specialists, and dozens of …View More
Underrepresented student populations with mental health issues and/or substance use disorders have distinct recovery support needs. Here is some information about how to support these students in collegiate recovery program spaces.View More
This issue brief examines the experiences of Black young adults with mental illness or substance use disorders and makes recommendations for improving outreach and engagement through culturally responsive and developmentally appropriate practices.View More
This toolkit is meant to help develop a culture of harm reduction in Boston by providing information on the history of harm reduction, engaging the community, and how to offer harm reduction services and apply harm reduction programming using a …View More
The Massachusetts Peer Recovery Support Centers (PRSC) are free accessible peer-led spaces that provide individuals in recovery from substance use, as well as families and loved ones affected by addiction, the opportunity to both offer and receive support in their …View More