Please welcome RCNC’s newest team member, Sherice Byrd, who will serve as our full time Certified Peer Support Specialist/Care Coordinator and Recovery Coach. Sherice has over 14 years of experience as a CPSS and an advocate for those struggling with substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health conditions. She has over 21 years in long term recovery has been trained as a recovery coach via CCAR.
RCNC Presents the the 2nd cohort of our Certified Recovery-Focused Peer Support training in Wake County beginning in March 2020. This curriculum is the first of its kind in the state of North Carolina with the primary focus being on recovery from substance use disorders. There is also a significant amount of material in the curriculum which will cover co-occurring mental health conditions and its connection to substance use disorders. We are now requiring that every potential participant complete the online application ASAP. Read more...
RCNC is offering the 'Peer Support Supervision Workshop Series' for Peer Support Specialists and Recovery Coaches. 1.5 hours CEU will be offered for the trainings, which will begin on March 26th, 2020. These trainings are free and open to the public. Peer Support Specialists can build a fellowship to support each other while increasing their skills. The workshops will take place on the last Thursday of each month at RCNC from 11 AM - 12:30 PM.
In February, RCNC's Executive Director, Dr. Linger met with key stakeholders and team members from RSN and RCNC for youth in recovery initiative strategic planning. RCNC is partnering with Reintegration Support Network out of Carrboro, NC to expand services to youth in recovery from substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health conditions in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham and Raleigh.
This stimulating training is offered to our Recovery Community Support Project –Statewide Network (RCSP-SN) recovery organizations to enhance the level of commitment to the communities we serve. In this one-day training, recovery organization staff will develop critical tools that will deepen their understanding around the importance of developing a personal, team and organizational multi-cultural and anti-racist identity in relation to those we serve.