The American Psychological Association recognizes Compeer as a best practices model for recovery. This means Compeer meets certain requirements and is included in the National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP). The NREPP is a searchable database of mental health and substance-abuse programs that have been rated for the quality of research supporting intervention outcomes and the availability of training and implementation resources. The purpose of NREPP is to help the public learn more about mental health and substance-abuse programs and determine which of these may best meet their needs. Compeer has been included in the NREPP directory since 2013.