Welcome to the Recovery Center of Hamilton County!
HOURS OF OPERATION:
M-F: 9:00 - 3:45
Monday and Wednesday at Noon
(No appointment needed)
1. Hamilton County Resident
2. 18 years of age or older
3. Have a direct, lived experience with a mental health disorder.
4. Be actively engaged in your recovery
The Recovery Center of Hamilton County is a Peer Run Organization that supports residents of Hamilton County (Ohio) who are working on their recovery from mental health disorders.
Our Mission is to offer an environment of learning that promotes wellness and personal growth designed to empower individuals in recovery to live more meaningful lives in the community.
Our Vision: To be a leader both locally and nationally by sharing our expertise in helping individuals recover from mental illness. Our goal is to improve the quality of life and increase empowerment for people living with mental illness by utilizing leading edge practices and educational resources.
Our Values: We treat all individuals with dignity and respect.
We value, respect and embrace all cultural backgrounds, values and perspectives.
We value peer support, education and community volunteerism.
We have a will to succeed at what we do.
We are committed to ensuring the safety of our employees and members.
We are dedicated to excellence and continuous improvement in all we do.
We understand and meet the needs of our members.
Our goal is to be a stepping stone to a fulfilling and successful life beyond the mental health community...to help individuals develop natural supports in their community that initially enhance, but eventually replace, the peer support that we offer.
Want to learn more about becoming certified as a Certified Peer Recovery Supporter? Click on the OhioMHAS logo on the right for more information.
The Recovery Center is a proud recipient of a Statewide Wellness
and Advocacy Networking Grant through funds provided by OhioMHAS.
The scope of work for the grant focuses on Wellness and Advocacy for people in recovery
from mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Each month The Recovery Center
will share helpful Wellness and Advocacy information in this section of the website.
News and Announcements
Peer Scholarship Fund Opportunities
Through The Recovery Center
The Recovery Center is pleased to announce that it has funds available to financially support attendance for Hamilton County residents who are individuals in recovery from mental illness at relevant conferences and training events. These funds are made available through the Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board (HCMHRSB) and are designed to enhance mental health system planning and development through informed peer participation. In the past, various advocacy, wellness, recovery and peer support trainings and conferences have been supported.
The objectives of the scholarship fund opportunities are:
A. To support the growth and development of peers interested in peer advocacy and leadership roles.
B. To allow peers to go to conferences which they would otherwise be unable to attend.
C. To support the empowerment and recovery of peers.
D. To insure that peers receive information relevant to advocacy, wellness, recovery, peer support and other
Individuals are expected to apply for any available scholarships and/or reduced rates provided by the conference itself.
Certain priorities and other restrictions apply, as funding is limited.
Please contact Chris Pedoto at the Recovery Center for an application (241-1411), or click here to download it.
Recovery Center Staff and Members Volunteer with Maslow's Army
Eight staff and members of the Recovery Center recently spent a Sunday afternoon downtown volunteering with Maslow's Army.
Maslow's Army's end vision is to offer hope to the cities less fortunate and homeless population by providing the skills needed to become self sufficient.
Recovery Center of Hamilton County Named One of the Top Places to Work in Ohio
The Recovery Center of Hamilton County has been recognized as one of the top companies to work for with less than 50 employees. This is the first year that the RC has made the list and we would like to thank our wonderful staff for making this possible!
The Recovery Center is proud to have been featured in a Local12 story about member David Schumacher, and the role that the Recovery Center has played in his recovery as a result of our focus on health and wellness. Click on the image on the left to watch the video on Local12's website. Chris Pedoto and Maria Adkins are also featured. The Recovery Center is proud of what we do and grateful for this opportunity to share our mission with the community.
Three members of the Recovery Center share their stories of recovery and what the Recovery Center has done for them. Click here to read Steve, Alice and Brian's testimonials.