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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 National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors (NACBHDD), a nonprofit membership organization, promotes national policies that recognize and support the critial role counties play in caring for people affected by mental illness, drug and alcohol dependence, and developmental disabilities.

25 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 500
Washington, District of Columbia  20001
United States

The National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) seeks to reduce substance use, crime, and recidivism by promoting proven strategies within the judicial system that empower people who have used drugs to change their lives. NADCP will not rest until there are drug courts, veterans treatment courts, DWI courts, and other problem-solving courts within reach of every American in need.

1029 North Royal Street, Suite 201
Alexandria, Virginia  22314
United States

The National Association of Public Child Welfare Administrators (NAPCWA) is committed to ensuring that children in the public child welfare system have safe, permanent homes by supporting and enhancing the system's ability to successfully implement effective programs, practices, and policies.

810 First Street NE, Suite 500
Washington, District of Columbia  20002
United States

As the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

750 First Street NE, Suite 800
Washington, District of Columbia  20002
United States

The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD) supports the development of effective alcohol and other drug misuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every state.

1919 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, M-250
Washington, District of Columbia  20006
United States

The National Association on Alcohol, Drugs, and Disability (NAADD) promotes awareness and education about substance use disorders among people with physical, sensory, cognitive, and development disabilities.

2165 Bunker Hill Drive
San Mateo, California  94402
United States

The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) is the only nationwide entity that brings together all the professional disciplines needed to study and combat the misuse of all substances—alcohol, nicotine, as well as illegal, prescription, and performance-enhancing drugs—in all sectors of society.

633 Third Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, New York  10017
United States

The National Civic League (NCL), a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization, is dedicated to strengthening citizen democracy by transforming democratic institutions. It fosters innovative community building and political reform, assists local governments, and recognizes collaborative community achievement.

190 E. 9th Ave. Suite 200
Denver, Colorado  80203
United States

The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR) ensures that consumers and survivors have a major voice in the development and implementation of health care, mental health, and social policies at the state and national levels, empowering people to recover and lead a full life in the community.

2121 K Street, NW
Suite 650
Washington, District of Columbia  20037
United States

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) is a bipartisan organization that serves the legislators and staff of the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths, and territories. It provides research, technial assistance, and opportunities for policymakers to exchange ideas on the most pressing state issues.

444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 515
Washington, District of Columbia  20001
United States


Last Updated: 01/08/2018