Recovery Support Services (RSS)

Recovery support programs offer services such as care coordination, recovery coaching, spiritual counseling, group support, recovery housing and transportation, before, during, after, and in coordination with other substance use disorder service providers.

Recovery support programs are person-centered and self-directed allowing individual’s choice of provider. These services are offered in a multitude of settings including community, faith-based and peer recovery organizations.

Recovery support providers interested in becoming a DMH contacted RSS provider must either obtain DMH certification as a recovery support provider or obtain MCRSP/NARR acreditation for recovery housing. After obtaining certification or accreditation the provider must complete the Information for Bid (IFB) form.

The Department of Mental Health has issued Invitation for Bid # SDA42018002 for Recovery Support Services with the Division of Behavioral Health. The IFB can be downloaded at:

Learn more about Recovery Program Certification

Recovery Support Services — Access Site Regions Map