Sun. May 22nd, 2022

Valid Certification Agencies by State

Alabama Association of Christian Recovery Ministries

Regional Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselor Training Program (RADACT)

Wellbriety Training /White or

Alaska, Juneau
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence – Juneau (N.C.A.D.D.)

Arizona, Phoenix
Recovery Innovation of Arizona, Inc. (RIA)

Recovery Opportunity Center (ROC)…/for-peer-specialists/

Recovery Opportunity Center (ROC)…/for-peer-specialists/

California, Sacramento
Sober Gurus

California, San Diego
Recovery Innovations

California, Santa Barbara
East Meets West Recovery Coaching Training

California, Ventura
Recovery Innovations

Colorado, Boulder
Wellbriety Training/White or

Colorado, Colorado Springs
Springs Recovery Connection

Colorado, Denver
Advocates for Recovery


Connecticut Community of Addiction Recovery…/

Florida, Broward
Broward Regional Health Planning

Florida, Del Ray and Ft. Lauderdale
Addiction Academy – On Line and Classroom…

Florida, Del Ray Beach
The Sober Network

Florida, Lauderhill
Journey to Well-Being, LLC

Florida, Spring Hill
GORSKI-CENAPS – Relapse Prevention Training

Georgia, Decatur
Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, Inc.

Georgia, Atlanta and Morrow
Georgia Council on Substance Abuse
CARES – Selection Committee

Hawaii to Maryland

Hawaii Department of Health
Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division – Access to Recovery (ATR)

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare

Idaho, Boise and Nampa
Supportive Housing and Innovative Partnerships (SHIP).

Illinois, Chicago
State of Illinois Department of Human Services

Illinois, University Park
Governors State University FREE TRAINING…/for-peer-specialists/

Indiana, Indianapolis, Ft. Wayne
IAIC-Indiana Addiction Issues Coalition


Iowa, All areas
Iowa Department of Public Health

Elite Continuing Education

Kansas, Burlingame, Iola
Allen Community College

Kansas, Lawrence
Consumers as Providers Training Program (CAP) University of Kansas

Kentucky, Hazard
Hazard Community and Technical College – Substance Recovery Coach Training

Maine Association of Substance Abuse Programs

Maine, Machias
Recovery Support Network-Supporting Women in Transition and Recovery

Maine, Portland
Portland Recovery Community Center-PRCC

Maine, Augusta
Maine Alliance for Addiction Recovery-MAAR

Maryland, Montgomery County
Recovery Partners In Montgomery County Maryland…

Massachusetts to New Jersey

Recovery Opportunity Center (ROC)…/for-peer-specialists/

Massachusetts – On Line
University of Massachusetts – Addictions Counselor Education Program…/spring/nc/corporate/treatment/

Massachusetts, Boston, Hampden and Suffolk County
Massachusetts-Access to Recovery – Recovery Coach Learning Community – MA-ATR

Massachusetts, Holyoke, Springfield, Greenvile, Pittsfield
The Western Mass Recovery Learning Community (RLC)

Massachusetts, Worchester
New England Institute of Addiction Studies
Summer School Training in: Worcester State University

Michigan Department of Community Health,
Bureau of Substance Abuse and Addiction Services,4612,7-132-2941_4871_55008—,00.html

Michigan, Ada
Recover Resources

Michigan, Detroit
Marygrove College
Peer Recovery Mentor Certificate Program Coordinator…/peer-recovery-mentor-certificate…

Michigan, Flint
Genesee Health System

Michigan, Frazer
CARE of Southeastern Michigan Partners
with the Macomb County Office of Substance Abuse (MCOSA)


Michigan, Native People
The Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan – Anishaabek Healing Circle –
ATR – Recovery Coach Institute

Minnesota, Minneapolis
Minnesota Recovery Connection

Minnesota, Minnetonka
Starting Point…/

Recovery Opportunity Center (ROC)…/for-peer-specialists/

Missouri, Kansas City
Kansas City Substance Abuse Treatment and
Recovery Support Coalition (KC-SATRSC)

Missouri, Jefferson City
Missouri Recovery Network

Missouri, Branson West, Stone County
Missouri Recovery Network

Montana, Butte, Helena, Livingston
Montana Peer Network…/peer-support-specialist-training

Nebraska, Lincoln, North Platte
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services…/Pages/beh_mh_mhadvo.aspx

Nevada, Las Vegas
Instep Recovery Services – CCAR Recovery Coach Training…/

Foundation for Recovery (FFR) – Peer Recovery Support Center

New Hampshire, Concord
Hope for NH Recovery…/category/coach-academy/

New Hampshire, Keene
MADAC – Monadnock Alcohol and Drug Abuse Coalition

New Hampshire, Waterville Valley
New England Institute of Addiction Studies

New Jersey, All areas
Mental Health Association of NJ – Consumer Connections…/consumer-connections-core-training/

New Jersey, Blackwood and Camden
Camden County College
Chemical Dependency Associate/ Peer Recovery Coach Certificate Training LeRoy Stanford, Director of the Addiction Counseling Program

New Jersey, East Brunswick
New Jersey Certification Board
Chemical Dependency Associate/ Peer Recovery Support Training
NJ Certification Board is moving to new offices in the fall of 2015
Executive Director: Rich Bowe

New Jersey, Trenton – Hamilton area
City of Angels
Raymond Dwier Center –
392 Church Street,
Groveville, New Jersey

New Jersey, Newark and On Line
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, School of Health Related Professions,
Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Counseling Professions…/p…/documents/CertWellCoaching.html

New Jersey, Patterson
Eva’s Village

New Mexico to South Carolina

New Mexico
Behavioral Health Services Division, NM Human Services Department…/OCACertPeerSpecialistTraining.…

New Mexico, Sante Fe
The Life Link Institute

New York, All areas
New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS)

Friends of Recovery New York (FOR-NY)

New York, Delaware and Oswego County
Friends of Recovery of Delaware and Oswego Counties (FOR-DO)…/rca-description/

New York, Long Island
Veterans Administration – Healthspan

New York, New York City, Amherst and Brooklyn
Resource Training Center’s Recovery & Life Coaching Academy

New York, Rochester
East Meets West Recovery Coach Training

North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Behavioral Healthcare Resource Program, School of Social Work

North Carolina, Henderson/5 Counties
Recovery Innovations of North Carolina – Wellness City of New Bern

North Carolina, Winston-Salem
CenterPoint Human Services (CenterPoint) and Forsyth Tech

The Mazie S. Woodruff Center or…/

North Dakota, Bismark
North Dakota Department of Human Services (NDDHS)
The Recovery Council – Division of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services

North Dakota
Mental Health America of North Dakota’s Inmate Peer Support Program

Ohio, Cleveland
Northern Ohio Recovery Association (NORA)

Ohio, Columbus
The Ohio Empowerment Coalition, Inc.

Ohio, On Line (Free)
EBased Academy
Free, online career development resource for health and human service professionals
and educators in the state of Ohio

Ohio, Southwest Region
Mental Health America of Northern Kentucky & South West Ohio

Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Mental Health Recovery Division of the Oklahoma Department
of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services


Oregon, Eugene
Willamette Family Treatment Services

Relief Nursery

Oregon, Portland
Portland Community College – Addictions Peer Specialist Training

The Miracles Club Each One Teach One – Certified Recovery Mentor (CRM) Training

DayStared Education
Walking the Talk – Addiction Peer Support Specialists Training

Central City Concern – Addiction Peer Support Specialists Training

Oregon, Medford
Love Foundation – CCAR Recovery Coach Training

Oregon, Salem
Project A.B.L.E – Addictions Peer Support Specialist Training

Oregon, Sherwood
Community Connections
Intentional Peer Support (IPS) Addiction Peer Support Specialists…/amh/pd/Pages/approved-training.aspxs

Oregon, West Linn
MindMap, LLC
Addiction Recovery Mentoring 101…/consumer-connections-core-training/

Recovery Opportunity Center (ROC)…/for-peer-specialists/

Pennsylvania, Alleghany County
The Allegheny County Coalition for Recovery

Pennsylvania, Bristol
ProAct – Southern Bucks Recovery Center

Pennsylvania, New Britain
ProAct – Women’s Recovery Center

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania/ ProAct…/p…/recovery-support-trainings/

Pro-Act Philadelphia Recovery Community Center

Rhode Island, Pawtucket
RICARES – Rhode Island Communities for Addiction Recovery Efforts

Anchor Recovery Community Center

Rhode Island, Woonsocket
Community Staffing Resources, Inc.…/recoveryspecialist.html

Rhode Island, Warwick
Anchor Recovery Community Center II…/recoveryspecialist.html

South Carolina, Greenville
FAVOR Greenville Center

Tennessee to Wyoming

Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Tennessee Certified Peer Recovery Specialist Program

Tennessee, Memphis, Knoxville, and Jackson
Recovery Within Reach
Office of Consumer Affairs and Peer Recovery Services
Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
5th Floor Andrew Jackson Building
500 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243
Gerald Pitts and Michaelle Webster
(615) 741-7693 (office)
Registration Information —

Tennessee, Memphis area and Nationwide
Recovery Within — Consulting and guidance toward long lasting recovery
Vik Moore, MS, PHDc
Contact through LinkedIn:

Texas Department of State Health Service

Texas, Austin
TAIRCOS Peer Recovery Coach Institute
Texas Association Of Integrated Recovery Community Orgs & Services, (TAIRCOS)…/Texas-Association-Of-Integr…

Communities for Recovery (CFORR) Peer Recovery Support Center

Institute of Chemical Dependency Studies

Texas, Dallas
Association of Person Affected by Addiction

Texas, El Paso
Recovery Alliance

Texas, Houston
Council on Alcohol and Drugs Houston – Classroom

Montrose Center

Continuing Education Courses

Dillon West

Texas, Longview
ETCADA – East Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse – Classroom

Vermont Recovery Coach Academy…/vermont-recovery-coac…/

WRAP Training – Wellness Recovery Action Plan…/wrap-facilitator-training

Vermont, Bradford
Valley Vista

Recovery Opportunity Center (ROC)…/for-peer-specialists/

Virginia, Richmond
McShin Foundation

Recovery Opportunity Center (ROC)…/for-peer-specialists/

Washington, Seattle
Recovery Cafe…/recovery-caf%C3%A9-brings-rec…

Coach Supervision Academy


Washington, Spokane
Community Minded Enterprises

West Virginia
Department of Health and Human Resources – Behavioral Health & Health Facilities

West Virginia, Huntington
Healing Place of Huntington

Recovery Opportunity Center (ROC)…/for-peer-specialists/

Wisconsin, Baraboo
White Bison, Inc., Wellbriety Training…/event-registration/…

Wisconsin, Madison
Wisconsin Recovery Community Organization – WIROCO….html

Wyoming, Casper
12-24 Club, Inc.

Wyoming, Cheyenne
Recovery Wyoming

Nationwide and International



WRAP Training – Wellness Recovery Action Plan…/wrap-facilitator-training

International Association of Peer Specialists

The National Indian Health Board – Warrior Down Program
Re-entry program for Native Americans

Altarum Institute – Access to Recovery (ATR) Program- Grant Program for Services

Recovery Innovations Academy

Diversified Intervention Group


United Kingdom
Foundation for Recovery and Wellness Coaching


United Kingdom, Suffolk
Recovery Coach Training & Consultancy Limited…

Peer Zone


Australia, Queensland
Coaching with Substance

New Zealand
Peer Zone


Peer Zone


Canada, Ontario, Kingston
Wellness Support Network Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFLA)

Online: SMARTrecovery

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