About CAPRSS

What Does CAPRSS Offer?

Rapid changes are happening in the healthcare industry, including the integration of mental health and addiction services with primary care, brought about by the Affordable Care Act. Recovery community organizations and programs that provide peer recovery support services have significant opportunities and challenges in this changing landscape.

To ensure your ability to the meet demand for your services--and to access new and diverse sources of funding--you will need to demonstrate that you:

The CAPRSS Promise

We commit to provide asset-based accreditation (TM) that is (1) based on recovery principles;  (2) fair, balanced, contemporary, and focused on the “real world”;  (3) inclusive of information and data from peers, leadership, and the recovery community served;  (4) respectful and authentic; (5) designed around organizational function and mission;  and (6) based on strengths, opportunities for improvement, and emerging evidence-based practices.

Mission and Philosophy

The Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services (CAPRSS) is the only accrediting body in the US for recovery community organizations (RCOs) and other programs offering addiction peer recovery support services (PRSS).

CAPRSS offers a recovery-oriented accreditation program that: