The CRSS Success Program is a grant-funded program operated through designated post-secondary educational institutions in Illinois.
The CRSS Success Program is designed to support students with lived experience of mental health or substance use recovery to successfully complete all requirements necessary to obtain either the Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) or Certified Peer Recovery Specialist (CPRS) and enter the behavioral health workforce.
The program will also provide support for students to overcome practical barriers to success, such as childcare and transportation, during the time of program completion.
Interested students can apply for the program at the following colleges and universities:
Heartland Community College (Normal)
SIU Edwardsville (Edwardsville)