Recovery Coaching

Removing barriers and building recovery capital for individuals, families and communities

What Is It?

So, you've worked hard to be in recovery. But maybe there is still something in your way... something you have been wanting to work on. We understand. It can be hard to pick up the phone or take that first step. Reach out today and we will use our experiences in recovery to help you achieve your goals. We help people like you stay in recovery...and live their best life!

How Does It Work?

We know you have many strengths! You can use your strengths to achieve your goals...let us help you with our free recovery coaching services. 

Through weekly meetings, we can help you with issues like:
*Creating or managing your recovery plan
*Finding a safe and stable place to live
*Proceeding through drug court 
*Re-building your relationships and social networks
*Working toward your long-term career goals 

 

 

Participation is FREE thanks to our generous donors. Enrollment is completely optional and can be voluntarily discontinued by the participant at any point.

How Can I Become A Participant?

If you are in recovery from substance use disorder and you’re 18 or older, you can sign up for a recovery coach meeting. It’s easy… Just contact us by calling (859) 303-7671  or clicking the Sign up for Coaching button above. 

 

What Is the Evidence Base for Peer Recovery Support Services?

Scientific evidence is growing in support of the beneficial effects of peer recovery support services and health outcomes that help people manage their recovery from addiction and other health conditions. Key studies include the following:

- Individuals receiving recovery support services have enhanced long-term recovery outcomes, increased physical/emotional/social/spiritual functioning, and reduced health care and societal costs 1,2,3,4

- Individuals receiving a combination of clinical treatment and recovery supports have had improved recovery outcomes 5,6,7

1. Emrick, C.D., Lassen, C.L, & Edwards, M.T. (1978). Nonprofessional peers as therapeutic agents. In A. Gurman & A. Razin (Eds),  Effective psychotherapy: A handbook of research. New York: Pergamon.

2. Godley, M.D., & Godley, S.H. (in press). Continuing care following residential treatment: History, current practice, critical issues, and emerging  approaches. In Jainchill, N. (ed.), Understanding and treating adolescent substance use disorders. Kingston, NJ: Civic Research Institute.

3. Faces & Voices of Recovery (2010). Addiction recovery peer service roles: recovery management in health reform. Accessed  October 25, 2012 from: http://www.facesandvoicesofrecovery.org

4. Hill, T., McDaid, C. Taylor, P. (2012) Peer recovery support services: evolving community-based practices and infrastructure.  Presented to the Betty Ford Institute Annual Conference on Recovery.

5. Jason, L.A., Davis, M.I., & Ferrari, J.R. (2007). The need for substance abuse after-care: Longitudinal analysis of Oxford House.  Addiction Behaviors, 32, 803-818.

6. Gulf Coast ATTC (2007). Interim evaluation report: creating access to recovery through drug courts. Texas Department of  State Health Services Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Section.

7. McKay, J.R., Lynch, K., Shepard, D., Pettinati, H. (2005). The Effectiveness of Telephone Based Continuing Care for Alcohol  and Cocaine Dependence: 24 Month Outcomes. Archives of General Psychiatry. 62 (199-207).

Voices of Hope will not discriminate against anyone applying for or receiving assistance or services based on race, color, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political beliefs, disability or veteran status or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity  or any other the classification protected by federal, state and local laws.