Mission: Recovery resources is a sec. 501(c)(3) not-for-profit entity whose mission is to help people triumph over mental illness, alcoholism, drugs and other addictions. Populations served include homeless, hiv positive or aids afflicted, the elderly, women and children and individuals involved with the criminal justice system.
Programs: Addiction services:in addition to serving the general population, recovery resourcesspecializes in delivering addiction treatment to many specializedpopulations, including women and families, older adults, adolescents,clients living with hiv or aids, and clients diagnosed with concurrentsubstance abuse disorders and mental illnesses. The agency is also arecognized leader in gambling addiction and provides training,prevention, and treatment in this area. During the year, over 32,000 addiction services were provided to nearly 5,000 clients.
employment services:the purpose and intent of our employment/vocational services is to promote sustained recovery by helping clients with substance abuse or mental health diagnoses to secure and maintain employment, and by providing training and skill development that is goal-oriented, ability-based, and incorporates individual choice. During the year, over 5,000 employment services were provided to nearly 800 clients.
mental health programs:doctors, nurses, licensed therapists, and other mental health professionals provide group and individual behavioral health counseling, community psychiatric supportive treatment, and pharmacological management services to those diagnosed with a mental illness. During the year, nearly 22,000 mental health services were provided to over 2,500 clients.
I was recruited to be a founding member of the Associate Board of Recovery Resources a dozen or more years ago. I remain committed as a member of the Board of Directors because of the compelling mission of the organization, the inspiring stories of recovery I have witnessed and the compassionate and dedicated staff of professionals I am pleased to support. To know the people of Recovery Resources is to love them.