An Overview of the Adolescent Recovery Oriented Systems of Care Project
Sponsored by the National Drug Court Institute and its partners, the Adolescent Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (AROSC) project is a multi-year endeavor for juvenile courts that wish to lead the field in applying the principles of recovery capital to improve operations and enhance positive youth development. While there are several models, recovery capital generally refers to the varied internal and external resources that a person needs to build and maintain recovery for the long term. For most youth, the recovery process requires a range of supports across multiple domains to reduce risk. This overview details the AROSC project's focus on building recovery capital for youth in four specific areas: human, social, community/cultural, and financial.