GREENVILLE – Darke County Recovery/Recovery and Wellness Centers of Midwest Ohio recently was awarded three years of accreditation from CARF International for some of its notable integrated programs for adults, children and adolescents.
Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services in aging services, behavioral health, opioid treatment, child and youth resources, medical rehabilitation and more.
Recovery and Wellness was awarded CARF accreditation in Case Management/Services Coordination, Crisis and Information Call Centers, Crisis Intervention, Outpatient Treatment. Additionally, RWC has been awarded accreditation for its integrated Prevention program for children and adolescents.
“This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be awarded to an organization and shows RWC’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards,” Peggy Follrod, Chief Financial Officer of Darke County Recovery, said.
An organization receiving a three-year accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process and has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit that its programs and services are of the highest quality, measurable and accountable.
CARF is an independent nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the person served. It is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, with offices in Washington, D.C., Canada, and London, England.
Recovery and Wellness Centers of Midwest Ohio is a not-for-profit organization with offices in Eaton, Greenville and Troy. It has provided alcohol and other drug services since 1982. Mental health services were added January 2013 with the acquisition of long-term provider, The Mental Health Clinic Serving Darke and Miami Counties.
More information can be found at www.RecoveryandWellnessOhio.org. New clients can call 937-423-3432 for any of the locations. The Tri-County Crisis Hotline is available 24-hours at 937-335-7148 or 800-351-7347.
RWC is a contract agency of the Tri-County Board of Recovery and Mental Health Services and the Preble County Board of Mental Health and Recovery. Funding is also received through Darke County United Way.