- Indiana RCO Certification Launch
The Indiana Recovery Network is proud to announce the launch for recovery community organizations to become state-certified in Indiana.
Benefits of being a Certified RCO:
– Certified RCO’s, if eligible will be able to apply for Recovery Works funding for individual spport services
– Certified RCO’s ensures best practices and quality assurances
– Certification opens doors or potential funding opportunities, both state and federally.
– BUT MOST OF ALL providing connections to Hoosiers for sustainable recovery support services.
- Work for Indiana: Financial Analyst
This role supports the FSSA Controller in providing assurance as to the integrity of financial data related to the Division of Mental Health and Addiction. You will be responsible for monitoring expenditures, reviewing contracts, developing, and monitoring programs and budgets, developing and monitoring funding sources, preparation of financial reports, adherence to grant requirements, and analysis and research of financial data for agency use.
The ideal candidate will have five years’ experience in accounting, auditing, business administration, financial management/analysis, related experience, or accredited college training in a related area. PeopleSoft experience preferred. Learn more
- Muncie will host a new Syringe Disposal Box
We are happy to announce that through a grant from Aspire Health, Muncie will host a new Syringe Disposal Box that will help community members safely dispose of used needles and other sharps. This box will be installed on the property at Friends Memorial Church at 418 W. Adams Street, alongside a Naloxone distribution box.
The ACDC is requesting pledges from community partners to cover a $500 installation fee that will be used to pour the slab of cement for installation of the Syringe Disposal Box. We already have our first $100 donation and are looking for donations to cover the rest. Learn more
- DMHA has an open position for Bureau Chief of Recovery Support Services
The ideal candidate will be someone with lived experience in either mental health and/or substance use who has sustained recovery for a substantial amount of time and is passionate about giving back to the recovery community. A knowledge base with contract creation and management is preferred but not mandatory. I am looking for an individual with a successful work history and a deep desire to learn and grow in a team setting. Learn more
- FSSA announces pilot program to integrate mental health, addiction peer recovery professionals in Indiana county jails
The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration’s Division of Mental Health and Addiction today announced the launch of a pilot program designed to engage incarcerated individuals with mental health and substance use disorders with certified peer professionals and wraparound services. Learn more
- Housing and Homelessness Certificate Training
Through a grant from the Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA), CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing) has developed a Housing and Homelessness Certificate Training to equip currently dually certified CRS/CHWs (Certified Recovery Specialists and Community Health Workers) to help individuals experiencing homelessness and housing instability navigate and access permanent affordable housing resources including supportive housing. The training will also provide information on how to help individuals remain stably housed.
We need your help in identifying potential training candidates! The training is free to participants and the training curriculum will include 2 half-days of content, with additional supplemental self-paced learning modules. Training will be offered in both virtual and regional in-person formats. Training dates will start in August 2022 and be scheduled through early 2023. If selected, candidates will be contacted regarding options for training dates.
The process to apply requires candidates to complete the application and email it to Indiana.Institute@csh.org by December 31, 2022. Additional details are included in the application. We look forward to the application being heavily shared across the state and reaching as many CRS/CHWs as possible. Please share this with individuals you know are CRS/CHWs and who would be interested in this training opportunity, as well as your provider partners and colleagues. To those of you receiving this email who are CRS/CHWs, we hope you will consider applying for this training opportunity.
If you have any questions, please contact Lia Hicks at 317-499-4773 or email@example.com.
- CareSource Foundation Awards Grant to Overdose Lifeline
The CareSource Foundation has awarded Overdose Lifeline, Inc. a more than $178,000 grant to improve the prevention of and response to opioid overdoses in Indiana schools. These funds will provide school partners with the emergency, life-saving medication naloxone, develop a custom training course for school staff and connect schools to evidence-based prevention programs. Learn more