For more information or to enroll in the program please contact:
Noah Sharp, CRS, CFRS
Email: nsharp@fswc.org
Phone: 814-368-0664
Dillon Howard
Recovery Support Specialist
Email: dhoward@fswc.org
Phone: 814-558-5149
The Recovery Support Services (RSS) program has been designed to assist individuals who are seeking additional support in their recovery process, for both
those who are currently involved in treatment and those who are not.
This program is designed to help individuals who:
Chronically relapse
Struggle to stay in sustained recovery though assistance with a peer who is also in recovery.
Noah will meet with individuals involved in the program regularly, accompany them in their environments, and assist them in navigating through life’s difficulties. He will also help them build and use the skills necessary and remain in sustained recovery.
Because of their life experience, a Recovery Specialist has an understanding about addiction and recovery that professional education cannot replicate. A Recovery Specialist in not a sponsor, counselor, priest or pastor. They are everyday people living in recovery and have made it their life’s work to help those recovering from addiction find a path to wellness.
A Certified Recovery Specialist will:
Provide outreach for those in recovery, offering guidance in the recovery process
Educate about recovery and what living in recovery means
Offer help with developing a Personal Recovery Plan
Give support during and after treatment
Use recovery-oriented tools to help you address challenges
Introduce clients to other people in our community in recovery, individually and through Recovery Support groups
Motivate, mentor and guide you through the recovery process