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Who We Are

Who We Are

Maryland Recovery Organization Connecting Communities (M-ROCC) was founded in March 2012, and operates as a peer-governed, peer-led Recovery Community Organization (RCO).


To advocate, educate, celebrate and support all who seek to access, initiate, achieve and sustain recovery/health and wellness, and an improved life in the community.


Realization and access to a comprehensive and coordinated network of peer-led, person-centered, strength- based, recovery-focused services and supports available to individuals, families and communities seeking to overcome personal or family challenges related to alcohol and drug use and/or mental illness.


Our staff, members, volunteers and supporters are committed to promoting and promulgating a service model and delivery system that adheres to practices, values and services identified by our members as being critical and respectful to anyone seeking to reverse the negative impact(s) of addiction and/or mental illness.

M-ROCC is a recovery community organization (RCO) is an independent, non-profit organization led and governed by representatives of local communities of recovery.

M-ROCC is also a major hub for recovery-focused policy advocacy activities, carrying out recovery-focused community education and outreach programs, and becoming players in systems change initiatives.

As M-ROCC continues to develop and organize for recovery-focused policy advocacy activities, carry out recovery-focused community education and outreach programs, and/or provide peer-based recovery support services (P-BRSS).

Consistent with other National and International RCO’s , M-ROCC shares  a recovery vision, authenticity of voice and are independent, serving as a bridge between diverse communities of recovery, the addiction treatment community, governmental agencies, the criminal justice system, the larger network of health and human services providers and systems and the broader recovery support resources of the extended community.