Making the World a Better Place

The Addiction Recovery Communities of California is a centralized resource in California for all things recovery. Whether you are contemplating a life in recovery, are new to recovery, or are in long term recovery, we are here to help you navigate the recovery community by connecting you with others in recovery and providing access to area support services.
Living in recovery from alcohol or other drugs is a never ending journey, and wherever you are in that journey, we are here to help you meet your recovery goals. HRV means Human Redemption Value.

What is Addiction?

Addiction can be difficult to understand. Is it a disease? How does it affect the brain and body? How does one become an addict? There is good news!
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Find a recovery residence near you?

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Find a treatment program near you?

...or maybe learn about our advocacy efforts?

Find a DUI Program

Need a DUI Program? Get your license back! Use this link to find a licensed program near you.

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Become a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS)

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, a peer provider (e.g., certified peer specialist, peer support specialist, recovery coach) is a person who uses his or her "lived experience" of recovery from mental illness and/or addiction, plus skills learned in formal training, to deliver services in behavioral health settings to promote mind-body recovery and resiliency.

CCAPP trains and certifies Peer Support Specialists. Use the links below to find out more.

Peer Support Training and Placement Program

Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS)

Economic Benefits to Long Term Recovery

Because of long term recovery, individuals are able to better their own lives, the lives of others, and their respective communities. By advocating for an expansion of recovery services, every citizen can contribute to the successes long term recovery brings.

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Recovery Happens

National Recovery Month is celebrated every September. For more information on the 2018 Recovery Happens event in Sacramento, visit

Recovery Happens Rally & Activities at the State Capital.