Coalitions & Workgroups
Board of Directors
A community free of opioid addiction, one person at a time
To prevent and reduce opioid addiction across Calhoun County through education, evidence-based practices and reformed public policies
Harm Reduction Subgroup
- Medicated Assisted Therapy (MAT)/Treatment
- Syringe Services Program
- Media campaigns
- Stigma reduction
Supply & Control Subgroup
- Law enforcement
- Access to care
- MAT in jail
Recovery Oriented Systems of Care
Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC): Creating recovery-oriented systems of care requires a transformation of the entire service system as it shifts to becoming responsive to meet the needs of individuals and families seeking services. To be effective, recovery-oriented systems must infuse the language, culture, and spirit of recovery throughout their systems of care.
Recovery from substance dependence is an ongoing process of change through community support and a voluntarily maintained lifestyle characterized by sobriety, personal health and productive community involvement.
Increase understanding of a system that promotes recovery, advocacy and resilience.
Identify and implement a shared vision for ROSC in Calhoun County.
Enhance the ability of prevention service systems to support and promote health, wellness and resilience of individuals in recovery, their families and their communities in Calhoun County.
Promote health equity in Behavioral Health service systems.
Enhance the ability of people with physical and BH conditions in Calhoun County to initiate their recovery.
Enhance the ability of people with BH conditions in Calhoun County to sustain their recovery.
Ensure and advocate that residents in need of SUD treatment in Calhoun County receive effective services and supports, regardless of the systems they enter.
Mobilize the recovery community to increase the community’s understanding of the effectiveness of recovery in Calhoun County.
Ensure that service integration initiatives and efforts are sustained and become embedded in systems of BH care in Calhoun County.
for meeting times and location
Substance Abuse Council
34 West Jackson Street, Suite 2A
Battle Creek, MI 49017