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Rule 5122-29-16 | Peer run organization.


(A) "Peer run organization" means any service or activity that is planned, developed, administered, delivered, and evaluated by persons, a majority of whom have a direct lived experience of a mental health or substance use disorder.

(B) "Recovery" as used in this rule has the same meaning as defined in paragraph (C) of rule 5122-29-15 of the Administrative Code.

(C) Peer run organizations include but are not limited to consumer operated services, recovery community organizations, peer drop-in centers, and club houses.

(D) Peer run organizations shall:

(1) Have a primary goal of enhancing the quantity and quality of support available to individuals seeking recovery from mental health or substance use disorders;

(2) Be grounded in three core principles: a recovery vision, authenticity of voice, and accountability to the recovery community;

(3) Promote the strategies of public awareness and education, personal empowerment, and peer based- and other recovery support services and activities which may include: peer recovery support, telephone recovery support services, all-recovery meetings, structured volunteer/work activities, groups, social activities, or wellness activities;

(4) Be responsive to the needs of individuals participating in services and be based on local needs as identified by the individuals participating in the service.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 5119.36
Amplifies: 5119.36
Five Year Review Date: 6/30/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1991, 7/15/2001