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.

Recovery Friendly Workplace Tax Credit
Removing the Stigma of Addiction from the Workplace

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

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.

30 in 30 Project
Hear From People in Recovery
We're elevating voices of those in recovery to help inform, inspire, and motivate anyone contemplating recovery. Participants share first-hand experiences about finding recovery their way, as well as the information, resources, and support they have learned on their journey to becoming healthier.
Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CPRA)
A Career in Public Health & Advocacy

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


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



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


Recovery at Work

Peer Advocacy

Permanent Supportive Housing
Stable Housing and Employment Support Recovery
We fund 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.