Recovery to Practice

Recovery to Practice is an initiative that promotes the understanding and use of recovery-oriented services in psychiatry.


Collaboratively developed by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the AACP.

This 10 module curriculum provides a basic understanding of recovery from mental illness and substance use disorders and recovery-oriented care, and to contribute to bringing recovery-oriented practice into the mainstream of professional practice.

Click here to access all 10 modules


Continuing Medical Education (CME)

SAMHSA's Recovery to Practice Project is pleased to introduce the on-demand continuing medical education (CME) series:

Clinical Decision Support for Prescribers Treating Individuals

with Co-occurring Disorders

This two-course series offers information and resources for physicians, clinicians, and other practitioners serving individuals with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse disorder.

Each course is approved for 1.5 AAFP (American Academy of Family Physicians) prescribed credits at no cost.

Click HERE to access both courses.

For more information from SAMHSA regarding Recovery to Practice, click HERE.


SAMHSA's Recovery to Practice Project offers 12 webinars each year. Webinars are free and open to all who are interested. Presented by national experts and designed for a diverse audience, the webinars cover practical applications of recovery principles. Resources and supplemental materials often accompany the webinars.

To stay informed of future webinar dates and registration, sign up for the RTP Newsletter.