Recovery Is Happening ED Program was established in response to Minnesota’s communities impacted by the opioid crisis.
Our Emergency Department (ED) Program connects individuals admitted into the emergency room for a substance use disorder with Certified Peer Recovery Specialist. Under this initiative Peer Recovery Specialist are volunteering their services and are on call advocates to emergency departments every day (24/7).
Prior to being released, a Peer Recovery Specialist from Recovery Is Happening meets with the individual to introduce them to recovery supports and resources. Peer Recovery Specialist play an important role in helping individuals develop a proactive recovery plan.