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Deeper Dive into a Recovery Community Organization This is a past event.

Deeper Dive into a Recovery Community Organization

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 2:30pm to 3:45pm

Virtual Event

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The Virtual Learning Series on Substance Abuse is a part of the Iowa Department of Public Health’s Division of Behavioral Health Initiatives that support prevention, treatment and recovery from substance use disorders and problem gambling.

This virtual learning will focus on person centered planning for individuals with substance use disorders and co-occurring conditions, specifically addressing brain injury, intimate partner violence, opioid use disorder and problem gambling.

For more information on IDPH’s initiatives, please visit


This session will shed some light on how the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) developed and where it is today. The evolution and impact of CCAR’s five recovery community centers will also be discussed.


  • Describe the three major roles of a recovery community organization.
  • Distinguish the difference between a recovery community organization and a recovery community center.
  • Identify a minimum of three recovery support services offered in recovery community services.

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