Joan Leary Counseling
400 Office Park Drive
Birmingham, AL 35223
Recovery Coaches have become important new professionals working in the fields of Mental Health and Substance Abuse. Alternative names for this new profession are; Peer Support Specialists, Peer Mentors, Peer Leaders.
These new professionals receive a certification from either a Mental Health or Substance Abuse credentialing body upon completion of Peer Coaching Training. Some of the topics which Peer Mentors learn about are; Ethics and boundaries in working with clients or patients, the disease and recovery concepts which are defined by a variety of entities, family systems and awareness of sharing one's own experience, strength and hope in a therapeutic context.
SAMHSA has some good resources which define ROSC-Recovery Oriented Systems of Care and definitions of Recovery from both Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders.
If you are in Recovery from a Behavioral Health issue, please explore the possibility of becoming a Recovery Coach to aid someone else in achieving a new health way of living.
Joan Leary offers training for Peer Recovery Coaches through the University of Alabama Training Institute.
Some of the identifying addictions we offer treatment for are Alcoholism, Opiates and Opioid, OxyContin, Cocaine, Meth, Heroin and Prescription Drug Addictions. To speak one of our treatment advisors or to learn more about our easy admission process call us at 1 (844) 762-3701 and we can begin to help you get on to the road to recovery.