Department of Behavioral Health/Mental Retardation. The Tools for Transformation Series are resource packets produced by the DBH/MRS to provide tools and a greater understanding of key recovery concepts for persons in recovery, family members, service providers and DBH/MRS staff as part of the Philadelphia DBH/MRS Recovery Transformation.
Connection to community is viewed as integral in long-term recovery. Extended Recovery Support includes connections with peer-based recovery support groups; recovery conducive educational, vocational and residential settings; and recovery support from family and friends. Peer culture and peer leadership is a pivotal force in advancing the development of a recovery-oriented system of care.