Recovery is defined as, “a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential.” (SAMHSA, 2012)
The four major dimensions that support a life in recovery: (SAMHSA, 2012)
  1. Health
  2. Home
  3. Purpose
  4. Community

Recovery Support Services

Sage’s Army employs a team of Certified Recovery Specialists and Certified Family Recovery Specialists who have specialized training through the Pennsylvania Certification Board which provides them with the training to offer one-on-one peer support to people who use drugs and their family members. Recovery Specialists are also people with personal, lived-experience in recovery and are able to share a unique perspective with those with similar life experiences.


  • A Recovery Specialist provides support and walks with the person along their journey of recovery.
  • A Recovery Specialist advocates for the individual, the recovery system, recovery-oriented services and assists to identify and reduce stigma.
  • A Recovery Specialist helps connect the person to outside supports to enhance the four dimensions of recovery – Health, Home, Purpose, Community.
  • A Recovery Specialist makes outside referrals to other agencies and organizations that assist the person in their recovery process.
  • A Recovery Specialist embraces multiple pathways of recovery and harm reduction strategies.
  • A Recovery Specialist supports the person in increasing their 4 domains of recovery capital; physical, human, social, cultural. 
  • A Recovery Specialist helps to reduce barriers, supports the person while overcoming obstacles, helps to increase natural supports, and build community.
  • A Recovery Specialist maintains confidentiality at all times and follows ethical guidelines while providing services.


Recovery Specialist services are FREE of charge. 


If you are interested in connecting with one of our Recovery Specialists or would like make a referral for CRS services, please email our CRS Supervisor Janice Olson or call our 24/7 HelpLine at 724-863-5433.


Additional Services

  • Narcan

We always have Narcan available if you would like to begin carrying it or need to replace an expired box. If you do not know how to use Narcan, one of our staff members can assist you in learning how to properly use it in the event of an overdose. Narcan is always free of charge. Save a life! Carry Narcan!


  • Vivitrol

Through a partnership with Positive Recovery Solutions (PRS), individuals residing in Westmoreland County can receive their injection at our Greensburg Recovery Center. Vivitrol is a monthly injection used to treat alcohol dependence and prevent a recurrence of opioid use. This service does require insurance. For more information, contact Positive Recovery Solutions (844-9 PRSCARE), call our 24/7 HelpLine, or visit


  • Hep-C and HIV Testing

Through a partnership with Central Outreach Wellness Center, on the second Tuesday of each month from 9am-3pm, residents of Westmoreland County may stop by the Greensburg Recovery Center for free, easy, & confidential Hep-C and HIV screening. Testing is a finger prick and results can be seen in as little as 20 minutes. If positive, blood work can be completed and a treatment plan can be discussed. Hep-C and HIV are both treatable, so Central Outreach can provide resources and medication to assist you with the treatment process. Don’t delay. Know your status.     

Sage’s Army 24/7 HelpLine



Sage’s Army, Inc. was founded in 2012 by Carmen Capozzi following the death of his son, Sage. Sage’s Army is committed to providing a safe and inclusive recovery environment for all people.


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