Awareness Raising

Partnership for Recovery (PFR)

Partnership for Recovery (PFR) works to increase education and awareness of dependency disease among members of Congress and the public, and eliminate barriers to treatment for the 22 million Americans struggling with alcohol or drug dependence. It included organizations such as the Betty Ford Rehabilitation Center, Bradford Health Systems, Cumberland Heights, Father Martin's Ashley, Gateway Rehabilitation Center, Hazelden Foundation, Valley Hope Association, and the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers.

Pathways to Promise

Pathways to Promise is an interfaith technical assistance and resource center that offers liturgical and educational materials, program models, and networking information to promote a caring ministry for people with mental illness and their families. These resources are used by people at all levels of faith group structures, from local congregations to regional and national staff.

Portland State University

The Graduate School of Social Work at Portland State University offers the only graduate social work education programs in Oregon accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. The school's three major functions are teaching, research, and community service.

Pennsylvania Recovery Organization - Achieving Community Together (PRO-ACT)

The Pennsylvania Recovery Organization - Achieving Community Togehter (PRO-ACT), a grassroots recovery support initiative in southeastern Pennsylvania (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties), has provided prevention, intervention, and recovery support services, as well as education and advocacy, to the community for 11 years. It provides a growing matrix of peer-to-peer support services, which has led to the opening of three recovery community centers, now a hub for all recovery services.

Project Vox

Project Vox educates society on the disease of alcohol and other drug dependencies. It works to reduce the discrimination attached to the disease and advocates for adequate treatment for those suffering from the disease.


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