CarePlus NJ Launches Counseling for Practitioners, Peer Recovery Specialists

Addiction Professional (August 26, 2021) covering CarePlus NJ launching counseling for practitioners.

Integrated primary and behavioral health services provider CarePlus NJ has been awarded a $250,000 grant by the New Jersey Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services to launch counseling and wellness services for peer recovery specialists and substance use disorder treatment providers in the state.

The Opiate Provider Treatment for Individualized Care and Support (OPTICS) Program is offering services to peer recovery specialists and treatment providers working in OUD treatment facilities and recovery centers. Services are provided by licensed clinical professionals to 150 peer specialists and treatment professionals who work for DMHAS-funded programs, recovery centers and community peer programs. CarePlus NJ is now actively providing services and accepting referrals for OPTICS.

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