This is a peer-reviewed article that describes how to do a community needs assessment in the context of creating a “recovery-ready” community.
The Recovery Ready Ecosystem Model (RREM) and Recovery Ready Community Framework build upon the early work of the recovery-oriented systems of care (ROSC). This is a theoretical model.
Ashford, R.D., Brown, A.M., Ryding, R., Curtis, B. (2020) Building recovery ready communities: the recovery ready ecosystem model and community framework. Addiction Research & Theory, 28:1, 1-11, DOI: 10.1080/16066359.2019.1571191