R.O.S.S. Birmingham Community Center
3616 5th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35222
Hours of Operation:
We are open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is a Peer Support Specialist?
A Peer Support Specialist is a person living in recovery with a substance use disorder and providing support to others seeking recovery from a substance use disorder.
Who is a Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS)?
Peer Support Services promote:
- Many pathways to recovery
- Self-directed care
- A strength-based approach
- Relationship enhancement
- Emphasis on peer support
- Recovery philosophy
- Holistic Approach
PEER SERVICES INCLUDE:
- Facilitating recovery education groups
- Peer led support groups
- Peer mentoring
- Using life experiences to assist consumers in understanding their diagnosis
- Crisis support
- Relapse prevention planning
- Reconnecting to family and community
- Basic living skills
- Building self-esteem and confidence
- Recreation and social opportunities
- Self-help and self-advocacy skills
- Crisis resolution, problem solving, and goal setting skills
- Assistance in acquiring resources
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Vernon Johnson is a Certified Recovery Support Specialist and proud Veteran who served in the U.S. Navy. Vernon facilitates the Self-Care Support Group at R.O.S.S. Birmingham every Wednesday at 2pm! If you are in need of practicing some self-care, come check it out!
Nikisha Morris is a Certified Recovery Support Specialist and inspiring woman in long-term recovery. Nikisha facilitates the Women’s Support Group at R.O.S.S. Birmingham every Tuesday at 6pm! If you are a woman in need of support from other women, come check it out!
Kelvin Nail is a man in long term recovery who inspires other men to discover their own inner super power. Join Kelvin for the Victory Lane Men’s Support Group every Monday at 5:30pm at R.O.S.S. Birmingham at 3616 5th Avenue South in Avondale!!
Mark Litvine is a person in long term recovery from a Mental Health Diagnosis as well as a Substance Use Disorder. Mark facilitates the Co-Occurring Support Group at R.O.S.S. Birmingham Friday’s at 6pm! Come join us we discover that difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations!