Florida Recovery Schools of Central Florida was created by a group of passionate volunteers utilizing research and support from the Association of Recovery Schools. In addition, Florida Recovery Schools of Central Florida was developed thanks to the path laid out by those who created the first recovery school in Florida, River Oak Center, located in Jacksonville.
Recovery high schools work! Research shows that students that attend a recovery high school versus returning to a traditional school post treatment reduce their risk of a recurrence of use by 40%. Through partnerships and your financial support Florida Recovery Schools of Central Florida looks forward to expanding recovery high schools in Central Florida.
Honesty · Empowerment · Achievement · Respect · Teamwork · Service
To provide a safe and supportive learning environment to meet the individual educational needs of adolescents in recovery.
Adolescent recovery is supported and celebrated.
Honesty - Being honest with oneself and others.
Empowerment - Assisting students achieve their personal goals.
Achievement - We expect progress, not perfection.
Respect - Respect of self, family, friends, and community.
Teamwork - Working together to support everyone’s goals.
Service - We value giving back to our community.