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Planning Partners

The Planning Partners help promote and plan Recovery Month, disseminate materials, and sponsor events across the country.

The Planning Partners are involved in planning National Recovery Month (Recovery Month) activities in conjunction with the SAMHSA Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and with support from the SAMHSA Center for Mental Health Services.

Currently, the Planning Partners are comprised of more than 300 federal, state, and local government entities, as well as nonprofit organizations and associations affiliated with prevention, treatment, and recovery of mental and/or substance use disorders.

You are encouraged to involve the national organizations and local affiliates or chapters in your state and ask them to collaborate with your organization on Recovery Month planning. You can find local affiliates or chapters by contacting the national organizations directly.

You can also download the Directory of Single State Substance Abuse Agencies – 2016 (PDF | 191 KB), which is a list of state offices that provide local information and guidance about substance use and/or mental disorders.

Additional Planning Partner Resources

The Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx) is a partnership between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Paths to Recovery program, the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment's Strengthening Treatment Access and Retention (STAR) program, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and a number of independent dependency treatment organizations. It works with dependency treatment providers to make more efficient use of their capacity, and shares strategies for improving treatment access and retention.

1513 University Avenue
Mechanical Engineering, Room 4121
Madison, Wisconsin  53706
United States
608-263-0492

The New York Associaton of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers (NYASAP) is a nonprofit membership association that consists of coalitions, programs, and agencies throughout New York that provide substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and research.

1 Columbia Place
Suite 400
Albany, New York  12207-1006
United States
518-426-3949
Office of Consumer Affairs (OCA)

The Office of Consumer Affairs responds directly to the needs of New York consumers in three distinct diability areas: mental health, mental retardation/developmental disabilities, and chemical dependency. The office has a dual mission: to ensure that consumer voices and perspectives are heard and integrated at all levels, and to empower consumers through education and exposure to resources.

42-09 28th Street, 19th Floor
Queens, New York  11101
United States
212-219-5393
New York City office:

The Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) works to improve the lives of residents of New York by leading a system of dependency services through prevention, treatment, and recovery.

501 Seventh Avenue
New York, New York  10018
United States
Albany office:

The Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) works to improve the lives of residents of New York by leading a system of dependency services through prevention, treatment, and recovery.

1450 Western Avenue
Albany, New York  12203
United States
518-473-3460

Newport Academy is dedicated to providing comprehensive, gender-specific, integrated treatment programs for adolescents in an environment of care and compassion. Supporting teens and their families to recover from the destructive effects of substance use disorders and related behavioral health issues, Newport Academy offers residential facilities and after-school programs in California and Connecticut.

United States
877-431-2926
Division of Mental Health Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse

The Department of Mental Health and Human Services Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services (DMH/DD/SAS) is primarily responsible for leadership, guidance, and management of relationships with the local management entities who contact directly for dependency treatment services. It also collaborates with a wide variety of public and private partners and customers to promote recovery through the adoption of recovery-oriented systems of care and the promotion of a reduction to barriers of services.

2001 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, North Carolina  27699-2001
United States
919-733-7011

The Northern Ohio Recovery Association (NORA) provides faith-based recovery support services across Cuyahoga, Lorain, and Summit counties.

3746 Prospect Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio  44115
United States
216-391-6672 (NORA)

Odyssey Networks is the nation's largest coalition of Christian, Jewish, and Muslim faith groups dedicated to achieveing interfaith understanding through the production and distribution of media.

The Interchurch Center
475 Riverside Drive
New York, New York  10115
United States
212-870-1030

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<h2>Contacts</h2>
<p>Ms. Dona Dmitrovic, Director of Consumer Affairs</p>
<p>dona.dmitrovic@optum.com</p>

1827 OHara Lane
Middletown, Pennsylvania  17057
United States
612-642-7111

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