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Together We Recover
Recovery Connections of Central Florida, a 501(c)(3), envisions a Central Florida where those seeking recovery have access to needed resources and support. Through compassion, we are committed to connecting individuals and families to resources that offer multiple pathways to long-term sustainable recovery.
8,171 drug overdose deaths in Florida in 2021
Overdose deaths have increased by 55% since 2019
*Data from the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association
Peer support provided by caring, compassionate team members who share their own lived experience recovering from substance use disorder
A safe space for those in recovery to connect, learn, and have fun
Connection to resources to help people grow in their recovery journey
Definitions Cultivating Recovery Champions
A Recovery Coach is a Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS) who self-identifies as a person in recovery. The CRPS credential identifies individuals that used their lived experience and learned skills to help others achieve and sustain recovery.
Click here to learn how to become a CRPS
RECOVERY COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
A Recovery Community Organization (RCO) is an independent, non-profit organization led and governed by concerned community members who have a passion for the recovery movement. To maintain a connection between the organization and the recovery community, 51% of the Board of Directors self-identify as individuals in recovery.
Find your local RCO here.