Reasons To Hope Foundation was established to address healthcare disparities among vulnerable populations. We have identified a tremendous need for the full integration of Trauma Informed Approaches, Recovery Oriented and Strengths Based Programming in the District of Columbia Systems of Care.
Peer/Mutual Support Groups
The Wisconsin Association of Peer Specialists promotes recovery, inspires hope, and encourages recovery through community education, creates a professional network of peer professionals and formal peer supports to provide employment opportunities, and creates job opportunities with fair compensation.
The Western Mass Recovery Learning Community (RLC) creates conditions that support healing and growth for individuals and the community as a whole through learning opportunities, advocacy, peer-to-peer support and the development of regional and national networks.
Vermont Psychiatric Survivors is an independent, statewide, survivor run organization that empowers individuals, assists in their recovery, facilitates mutual peer support, and provides advocacy and education. The organization also assists in employment, assists in forming community peer support groups, provides information and referrals, and provides education to reduce discrimination against those with mental and/or substance use disorders.
United Self-Help promotes mental health through education and mutual support.
The Transformation Center promotes the growth and voices of people with lived experience in mental health wellness and freedom from chemical dependencies, individually, in communities and in organizations.
The Empowerment Center creates communities, opportunities, and services based on common experiences, to promote individual and social responsibility, to affirm individual rights and dignity through advocacy, education, and the development of healthy environments.
The Tennessee Mental Health Consumers' Association promotes recovery and community through peer support, education, and advocacy for all mental health consumers in Tennessee.
Project ABLE provides peer services and support to people with mental health and co-occurring issues, helping them come out of isolation and reconnect to the community. Project ABLE provides a path to live healthfully and experience a normal life again without judgement in a safe environment. These services embrace human dignity, expand the capacity for individuals to recover, and promote life-long empowerment.
The Projects to Empower and Organize the Psychiatrically Labeled is a peer-run nonprofit organization that advocates for and provides services to people living with mental health diagnoses.