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Office of Recovery

The Office of Recovery Services was created though a collaborative vision towards System Transformation. Community stakeholders identified the requisite to earmark resources that would focus on expanding and enriching Virginia’s recovery support services.

The Office of Recovery Services (ORS) is staffed with persons with lived experience and self identify as being in Recovery. ORS is represented on DBHDS’s Leadership Team and is involved in developing policy and plans that support a recovery oriented system of care.

ORS serves as a liaison and promote collaboration within the peer recovery service provider community as well as provide technical assistance for recovery based and peer to peer based services. This includes services provided by and for individuals with lived experience with mental health, substance use and co-occurring issues as well as family to family peer support.

Office of Recovery Services Staff:

Becky Sterling, Director Becky.Sterling@dbhds.virginia.gov

Mark Blackwell, Program Specialist Mark.Blackwell@dbhds.virginia.gov

Becky Sterling, Director of Recovery Services, 804 774-2277