R.O.S.S. Marshall county
Billy Guffey is a Certified Recovery Support Specialist at our R.O.S.S. Marshall County Recovery Community Center. Billy facilitates the Chemical Dependency Support Group at R.O.S.S. Marshall County every Wednesday at 7pm! Come join us on Wednesdays we love people to a better life!
R.O.S.S. Marshall County Community Center
1280 Hwy 431 Suite B
Boaz, AL 35957
Hours of Operation:
We are open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
At our R.O.S.S. Recovery Community Centers, individuals come and go as they like and choose to either attend a support group, engage in social activities, fill out online job applications, or help to build their resume. R.O.S.S. is a safe, supportive, and fun environment for the people we serve to be in. If someone doesn’t have a place to go for the holidays or to watch a game, they can come to R.O.S.S. and share a meal.
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
For those struggling with addiction, support from others can mean the difference between progress and relapse. That’s why the Recovery Organization of Support Specialists (ROSS) was formed to advocate, empower and collaborate for any individual seeking recovery… sandmountainreporter.com
Such an amazing article by the Sand Mountain Reporter on our Marshall County R.O.S.S. Recovery Community Center!