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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 Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) enforces the nation's controlled substance laws and regulations, works to reduce the availability of illegal drugs, and has a prevention arm devoted to reducing the demand for these drugs. The DEA contributes its "street-smart" perspective and skills to the field and helps to link law enforcement with other providers.

800 K Street NW, Suite 500
Washington, District of Columbia  20007
United States

United Advocates for Children and Families (UACF) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to improve the quality of life for all children and youth with mental, emotional, and behavioral challenges and to eliminate institutional discrimination and social prejudice.

2035 Hurley Way, Suite 290
Sacramento, California  95825
United States

The General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church offers faith-based substance use prevention and advocacy training for local churches, as well as faith-based programs for churches to reduce discrimination against people with chemical dependencies and provide church-wide training on substance use disorders.

100 Maryland Avenue NE
Washington, District of Columbia  20002
United States
Center for Families, Children, and the Courts

The Center for Families, Children, and the Courts is committed to ensuring that the practice of family law in Maryland, nationally, and around the world improves the lives of families and the health of communities.

40 W. Chase Street
Baltimore, Maryland  21201
United States

Voices of Recovery, San Mateo Valley is for people seeking and maintaining long-term recovery. It provides community educational and recovery support services.

400 Harbor Boulevard, Building E
Belmont, California  94002
United States

Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. Through thousands of human services programs, including housing and health care, the group helps nearly two million people in more than 400 communities.

1660 Duke Street
Alexandria, Virginia  22314
United States


Last Updated: 01/08/2018