DMHAS: Access To Recovery (ATR)

Managed Services Division
Access To Recovery

ATR Customer Service Center: 1-(866)-580-3922
Colleen Harrington, LCSW, MBA, ATR Project Director, (860) 418-6848 


Alyse Chin, MSW, (860) 418-6904


Mark Vanacore, LPC, NCC, (860) 418-6829


Access to Recovery (ATR) III is a four-year grant program funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). ATR is a presidential initiative which provides vouchers to adults with substance use disorders to help pay for a range of community-based clinical treatment and recovery support services. The goals of the program are (1) Facilitate genuine individual choice and promote multiple pathways to recovery through the development and implementation of a substance use treatment and recovery support service voucher system; (2) Expand access to a comprehensive array of clinical substance use treatment and recovery support services, including those provided through faith-based organizations; and (3) Ensure each client receives an assessment for the appropriate level of services.  All services are designed to assist recipients remain engaged in their recovery while promoting independence, employment, self-sufficiency, and stability.

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