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Heartland Community College

Why Recovery Support Specialist?

Discover the rewarding work of providing community-based recovery support services. As a recovery support specialist you will help others develop, strengthen, and maintain their recovery from substance abuse and mental health disorders. Practitioners can use your life experiences to help others in treatment and recovery to maintain long-term sobriety.  Through this program, students will gain knowledge in professional ethics, advocacy, mentoring, recovery, and wellness.

Why Heartland?

There are many reasons to study at Heartland Community College.

  • Affordable
  • Student focused
  • Dedicated instructors
  • Small class sizes
  • Supportive environment


You will find our graduates in community centers, hospitals, crisis centers, clinical based treatment centers, rehabilitation facilities and criminal justice agencies.

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Applying to Heartland

Applying early is encouraged, so you can get the classes you need at the times you want. Visit to apply today!