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Recovery Resource Center

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The Recovery Resource Center is a Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery Center (PRRC) whose aim is to promote recovery, education, and adjustment into communities  for those veterans who have a primary diagnosis of Serious Mental Illness (SMI). 

The PRRC is an outpatient, transitional, learning environment that is specifically designed to teach skills that are needed for defining and achieving self-chosen mental health recovery and community integration goals.

Getting Started

Veterans will attend an orientation class and complete an intake. The intake of the PRRC consists of a health screening and a psychosocial assessment. During the intake, PRRC staff gain an understanding of Veterans’ needs and the best treatment for them. Veterans will be assigned to a PRRC staff member, called a Recovery Coach. Recovery Coaches help determine recovery goals and will complete a recovery plan in the first month of the program. Veterans are able to choose groups they would like to attend. Please note: Veterans will continue to see their psychiatrist, medical provider, and other mental health/substance abuse providers as scheduled or as needed.

Types of Services Available

We have a number of groups available that should meet Veterans’ individual needs. *Please see the links  below for our schedule and group descriptions*
Our schedule changes every three months to keep content current and fresh.

Services include, but are not limited to…

  • Education – Veterans will learn about mental illness, including the effects of stress, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
    • Work/Volunteer
    • Communication
    • Enhancing Relationships
    • Self-Advocacy
    • Daily Living Activities
    • Healthy Living
    • Community Resources & Public Transportation
    • Leisure & Recreation
  • Illness & Addictions Management (i.e., controlling symptoms, maintaining abstinence/sobriety)
  • Peer Support
  • Individual & group counseling
  • Wellness Monitoring
  • Supported Employment
  • Service Referral
  • Coordination of care between multiple service providers
  • Family/Supporter education and skills development

Telehealth Services

The Cleveland VAMC Recovery Resource Center (PRRC) is proud to offer services in the Akron/Canton area by using Telehealth technology.

Veteran patients can receive:

  • In person meetings with Peer Support staff to develop an individual plan to identify goals and receive local community resource information.
  • Meetings with licensed clinicians, either in person or by video, to make sure all needs are being addressed.
  • Groups covering many of the topics described in our general program brochure.

More Information on Telehealth Services (Print Version)

Telehealth Services are provided at:

Akron Community Resource & Referral Center (CRRC)
111 E. Voris Street
Akron, OH 44311

Map to Akron CRRC (Print Version)

For more information on the PRRC contact:

VA Community Resource and Outreach Services
Recovery Resource Center (PRRC)
7000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 202
Cleveland, Ohio 44103
(216) 391-0264 Ext. 7772 (PRRC)

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Contact Info

Location

  • Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center Community Resource Services
    7000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 202
    Cleveland, Ohio 44103

Contact Number(s)

  • 216-391-0264 Ext. 7772

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm