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Recovery is Possible

Wherever you are in your recovery process, OASAS has information, resources and supports to help you on your journey.
Understanding Recovery
Individuals in Recovery

Wherever you are in your recovery process, OASAS has information, resources and supports to help you on your journey.

Family and Loved Ones

Addiction affects the entire household. Treatment and recovery support help to begin the healing process.

The 30 in 30 Project
Stories from People in Recovery
We're elevating 30 voices of those in recovery every 30 days to help inform, inspire, and motivate anyone contemplating recovery. Hear first-hand how participants have come about recovery in their own way, and find information, resources, and support regardless of where you are in your recovery journey.

Removing Stigma of Addiction from the Workplace
Recovery Tax Credit Program

First of its kind program promotes the hiring of people in recovery, aims to remove stigma of addiction from the job market.

Eligible employers can apply to receive up to $2,000 of tax credit per eligible employee hired in the current tax year, and/or the year immediately prior to that.

Applications are due January 15 of the year immediately following the year for which the tax credit is being claimed.

Recovery at Work

Peer Advocacy

Become a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate
Qualifications

Individuals in recovery who hold a high school diploma may pursue a career as a Certified Recovery Peer Advocate.

Requirements

46 hours of training on a variety of topics and 500 hours of work experience in peer recovery,

paid or unpaid.


 

Certification

Apply for certification and register for the Peer Recovery exam. Certification is issued upon passing the exam.

 

Permanent Supportive
Housing
Stable housing and employment support long-term recovery. OASAS funds permanent supportive housing Providers in several counties across New York State to assist individuals/families affected by addiction to locate and maintain permanent housing by providing rental subsidies. Housing providers also assist in vocational training and employment counseling to help individuals in recovery lead self sufficient lives.

If you are homeless or at immediate risk of homelessness, contact your local Department of Social Services (DSS) or the New York City Human Resources Administration if you reside in the five boroughs.