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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

As a sponsor of Recovery Month, the Center for Mental Health Services seeks to improve the availability and accessibility of high-quality community-based services for people with or at risk for mental illnesses and their families. It collects, analyzes, and disseminates national data on mental health services designed to help inform future services policy, and program decision-making.

5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, Maryland  20857
United States

As a sponsor of Recovery Month, the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) brings effective substance use prevention to every community nationwide. Its discretionary grant programs—whether focusing on preschool-age children and high-risk youth or on community-dwelling older Americans—target states, communities, organizations, and families to promote resiliency, promote protective factors, and reduce risk factors for substance use.

5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, Maryland  20857
United States

As a sponsor of Recovery Month, the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) promotes the availability and quality of community-based substance use treatment services for individuals and families who need them. It supports policies and programs to broaden the range of evidence-based effective treatment services for people who misuse alcohol and drugs, and that also address other dependence-related health and human services problems.

5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, Maryland  20857
United States

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of mental and/or substance use disorders on America's communities.

5600 Fishers Lane
Rockville, Maryland  20857
United States
877-SAMHSA-7 (726-4727)
800-487-4889 (TTY)

The International Nurses Society on Addictions (IntNSA) is a a professional specialty organization offering education and certification for nurses interested in the advancement of excellence in nursing care for the prevention and treatment of drug and alcohol dependency for diverse populations across all practice settings through advocacy, collaboration, education, research, and policy development.

3416 Primm Lane
Birmingham, Alabama  35216
United States
A Program of the Jewish Board of Family and Children Services (JBFCS)

This program's mission is to help both individuals and the Jewish community at large effectively treat and prevent alcohol and drug dependency. JACS/JBFCS provides a suppoortive network of those in recovery as well as the communal professionals, clergy, and educators who help them. The organization is a resource center where individuals, families, groups, and community institutions can turn for helpful, comforting guidance.

135 West 50th Street, Sixth Floor
New York, New York  10020
United States

Join Together is a national resource for communities working to reduce substance use disorders offering a comprehensive website, daily news updates, publications, and technical assistance.

352 Park Avenue South, Ninth Floor
New York, New York  10010
United States

The Kansas Consumer Advisory Council for Adult Mental Health, Inc. (Kansas CAC) is a consumer organization serving the geographical area of Kansas and dedicated to improving the lives of people with serious mental illness. The organization is entirely made up of people who self-identify as current or former consumers of mental health services.

238 North Mead
Wichita, Kansas  67202
United States

By effectively providing education and a community of recovery support in a culture of high-risk behaviors, the Kennesaw State University Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery advocates for students seeking health and wellness from substance and co-occurring disorders while pursuing a college degree.

430 Bartow Ave NW MD 2403
Kennesaw, Georgia  30144
United States

LifeRing, an international nonprofit organization, offers sober, secular self-help. Members rely on the strength of each individual and the influence of sober conversation to sbstain from alcohol and drugs. This organization brings people together via face-to-face and online support groups, and provides sobriety tools through original books, publications, and interactive online resources.

1440 Broadway, Suite 312
Oakland, California  94612
United States


Last Updated: 01/08/2018