The strategy recognizes that treatment alone may not be enough to support long-term recovery. Despite the demonstrated benefits of recovery support services -- such as peer supports, employment and housing services -- various challenges impede their availability and uptake. Enhancing coverage and integration of recovery support services is critical to promoting access to and use of these services. Strengthening the recovery support services workforce is also essential to promoting access and quality.
This page highlights current federal activities that improve recovery support by developing different types of support throughout the lifespan, increasing the quality of services, supporting the recovery workforce, and expanding access to ongoing, affordable, and effective recovery support services.