Recovery Coach/Care Manager for Justice-Involved Adults
Information on Service Adjustments During the COVID-19 Emergency
HHS is the County’s largest department with more than 700 employees who work at many sites throughout Marin. Many HHS offices have reopened with limited staffing to the public. Staff will continue to provide services remotely when possible for safety reasons, and residents in need of HHS services should consider conducting conversations over the phone or email when possible. Please call ahead if you have an appointment or require in-person assistance.
Recovery Coaches/Care Managers are based on the Evidence Based Practice of Peer-to-Peer Recovery Support Services. The purpose of the Recovery Oriented Coach/Care Manager is to:
- Help individuals involved in the criminal justice system gain access to needed resources, services, or supports that will help them achieve recovery from their substance use disorder and other co-occurring issues;
- Identify, evaluate, inventory and collaborate with public and private community agencies to assist criminal justice clients with referrals and linkages to these services; and
- Ensure that clients are supported through the criminal justice process in order to: Increase the likelihood of retention in co-occurring treatment and long-term success.
Mental Health and Substance Use Services (MHSUS) changed its name to Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS). As such, all references in existing departmental policies and procedures to MHSUS can be understood to reference BHRS as well.