Peer Recovery Program

The Peer Recovery Program, formerly known as OORP, provides recovery support services for all patients with substance use disorder, including opioid use disorder.

The goal of the Peer Recovery Program is to fully address the chronic disease of addiction by linking individuals with substance use disorder to the appropriate level of care while providing peer-based recovery support and clinical case management.

The program serves participating RWJBarnabas Health hospitals 24 hours a day, 7 days per week to support individuals on the journey to long-term recovery. Integrated in Emergency Departments since 2016, our Peer Recovery Specialists work hand-in-hand with doctors, nurses and social workers, making tremendous strides in how substance use disorder is viewed.

"If there's a heartbeat, there's hope," says RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery Peer Recovery Specialist Daniel LaPointe. Peer Recovery Specialists from RWJBarnabas Health Institute for Prevention and Recovery share more about substance use disorder and the journey to long-term recovery.

PRP Team

Recovery Specialists:

Recovery Specialists are in long-term recovery from substance use disorder. They provide bedside intervention and peer recovery support.

Patient Navigators:

Once the patient agrees to enter into a treatment program, a clinically-trained Patient Navigator links that individual to the appropriate level of care.

Case Managers:

The Case Manager conducts a needs assessment with the client to identify wellness needs, create a comprehensive case management plan and coordinate with community agencies to address any needs that arise. Case Managers work in conjunction with recovery specialists to support long-term recovery and overall wellness.

Recovery Support Educators:

The Recovery Support Educators are responsible for planning, developing, implementing and evaluating education and training on the Peer Recovery

Program (PRP).

For more information and non-urgent program information, contact us at:

833-233-IFPR (4377).

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