Recovery Support Services Subcommittee
Meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 1:00pm at the Public Health Department, 1901 Alvin Ricken Dr, Pocatello, ID 83201
The Recovery Support Services Subcommittee is temporarily not meeting outside the Region 6 Behavioral Health Board Meetings. Please check the Region 6 Behavioral Health Board meeting agendas for information about the committee business.
If you are interested in more information on being part of this subcommittee or the Region 6 Behavioral Health Board, please contact Effie Jones at or by calling (208)239-5212.
Objective 1 - Distribute and share information I the recovery support resource directory. The resource directory covers a number of areas needed by those in recovery who may be coming out of community treatment, the judicial system, or who have never sought community services.
Objective 2 - Expand our committee support to enhance recovery support services in Region 6.
Objective 3 - Advocate for additional community support such as housing for men and women, education and job training, classes for social and cognitive skills, and resource coordination.
Objective 4 - Support and encourage training for area churches and clergy who are working with individuals in recovery.
Objective 5 - Continue collaboration-building and education within our community.
- We have a high regard for the improvements to the recovery culture which have come about through the efforts of problem-solving courts and other innovative programs.
- We will collaborate with the judicial system of providing recovery support for those in the court system.
- We will share information with the community on options which may be less costly and more effective for individuals needing recovery support.
Objective 6 - Advocate for a community-wide recovery support plan based upon evidence-based research.
Objective 7 - Continue looking for effective alternatives to prison, jail, and residential treatment when appropriate to save money while still providing effective support for those seeking a life of recovery.
Objective 8 - Advocate for money to provide health services for all people in recovery.
Objective 9 - Support providers in need to simplify billing from state agencies.
Objective 10 - Advocate to legislature for increased funding for community treatment.