This is the 2012 Recovery Month
Toolkit, the 2013 toolkit will be available in early summer.
The Resources section provides guidance on raising year-round awareness for Recovery Month. Share these resources with community members so they can be active participants in the treatment and recovery movement and volunteer to help educate and reach others.
The Resources section features the following:
Mental and Substance Use Disorders: Fast Facts – A fact sheet that includes a list of the top-line statistics about mental and/or substance use disorders.
Download the PDF version of “Mental and Substance Use Disorders: Fast Facts” (967 KB).
Develop Your Social Network – A guide that provides ideas on how to build social media programs from scratch or enhance an existing program.
Download the PDF version of “Develop Your Social Network” (1414 KB).
New Media Glossary – A piece to help you engage the online community and reach this year's target audiences (e.g., military, criminal justice system, families and friends, and people in recovery).
Download the PDF version of “New Media Glossary” (900 KB).
Build Community Coalitions– A document that explains how to form community coalitions or partnerships, including the research process to identify groups and individuals to partner with.
Download the PDF version of “Build Community Coalitions” (1504 KB).
Planning Partners Directory – A list of organizations that meet regularly throughout the year to plan Recovery Month celebrations. These groups are potential collaborators or resources as you plan your own activities.
Download the PDF version of “Planning Partners Directory” (3.71 MB).
Single-State Agency (SSA) Directory – A list of State offices that provide local information and guidance about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, treatment, and recovery in your community.
Download the PDF version of “Single-State Agency Directory” (11.51 MB).
Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Resources – An extensive document that features mental and/or substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery resources which cover a wide range of support services.
Download the PDF version of “Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Resources” (3.46 MB).
Customer Satisfaction Form – A feedback form to share successes during Recovery Month and offer feedback to improve future Recovery Month materials.
Download the PDF version of “Customer Satisfaction Form” (602 KB).