In addition to our core values, we are also seeking to also:
• Develop leaders, offering opportunities for people in recovery, family members, friends and allies to express their collective voice, learn new skills and responsibilities, and provide a forum for community service.;
• Advocating for meaningful representation and voice for people in long-term addiction recovery and family members on issues that affect their lives;
• Assessing needs related to the adequacy and quality of local treatment’ recovery support services, and other health and social services;
• Assessing strengths, assets, and resources available in the community to support recovery;
• Educating the public, policy makers, and service providers about the prevalence and multiple pathways of addiction recovery;
• Developing human and fiscal resources by expanding philanthropic and public support for addiction treatment, recovery support services, and recovery advocacy and cultivating volunteerism within local communities of recovery; and
• Supporting research that illuminates effective strategies and the processes of long-term recovery and establishes an evidence base for peer and community supports.
Mission: to promote the rights of, and ensure opportunities for, those suffering from the disease of addiction, members of the recovery community, and their family members.
• Commitment to recovery and sobriety
• Sustainability of a substance- and crime-free lifestyle
• Accountability for our actions and mental health
• Courage to do what is right
• Willingness to be of service to others
• Positive regard for others, especially the vulnerable
• Diversity and inclusion in all that we do