Want to make a difference? Support others in their journey to recover? Consider attending the Peer Recovery Specialist Academy.

People don’t recover in treatment.  They recover in their communities. Peer Recovery Specialist can be key in helping to sustain recovery for individuals and for their family members. Developing well-trained professional Peer Recovery Specialist with expertise in addiction recovery. Peer Recovery Specialist Academy RIH operates a training and certification program for Peer Recovery Specialists that is recognized by Minnesota Certification Board and the Department on Human Services. Click on the links below for Peer Recovery Specialist Academy Pre-Training Assignments:

Pre-Training Assignments’ List
Assessing Your Heritage Tool
Getting to Know You Tools
Relapse is Not Part of Recovery Understanding Alcoholism Scale Recovery Coach Core Skills Self-Assessment Recovery Capital Scale and Plan
The Recovery Community Organization What Are Peer Recovery Support Services?Peer Recovery Support: It Works!
RIH Volunteer Handbook

Peer Recovery Specialist

Peer Recovery Specialist are Partnerships in wellness and recovery, built upon shared human experience, create empathy and trust that in turn, build the foundation for ongoing therapeutic work and growth agency-wide. RIH actively engages in the recruiting and hiring of persons with lived experience who have maintained stable recovery at many of RIH’s programs. Get involved!

Telephone Recovery Support

Telephone Recovery Support Services are a critical service offered by RIH. We provide weekly check-in calls to individuals enrolled in the program to help them maintain their recovery from drugs and/or alcohol. These calls provide crucial connections to assist individuals in connecting with recovery supports and addressing obstacles and barriers in their recovery.