Since 1996, the Sandusky Artisans Recovery Community Center a Peer Driven, Peer Supported, Grass Roots non-profit has brought Recovery to those with substance use and/or mental health disorders by using Peer Recovery Supporters. Everyone who works or volunteers at the Artisans is a person in RECOVERY.
SARCC envisions a world community where recovery from substance use and/or mental health challenges are viewed as public health issues, SARCC promotes universal access to prevention, treatment and recovery and the immediate resources and support to achieve those goals of health and wellness, to lead a self-directed life and to reach the full potential that long term recovery brings, free from stigma and discrimination.
SARCC is a peer-to-peer operated Recovery Community Center dedicated to organizing and mobilizing peers in recovery, their families, friends, allies of the recovery movement, community organizations and networks that promote access to immediate treatment and the resources to long term recovery through peer-to-peer support services, education, the elimination of stigma and discrimination, the arts and to further the development of the rights and dignity of those in Recovery.
Thousands battling substance use issues and/or mental health challenges have found guidance and support in the East Market Street Building in downtown Sandusky. The center provides Peer Recovery Supporters, daily 12-step meetings, Art programs, Yoga, Meditation, Whole Health Action Management, National Alliance of Mental Illness and many more multiple paths for Recovery all overseen by peers.