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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

Stepping Stone of San Diego provides treatment and recovery services focusing on San Diego's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities.

3767 Central Ave
San Diego, California  92105
United States

The goal of Steppin' Out Radio is to produce powerful radio broadcasts and provide an outlet for participants in 12-step meetings to share their stories.

P.O. Box 328
Sparkill, New York  10976
United States

The Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC) Ecucation Development Center provides prevention support, training, and resources to assist organizations and individuals to develop suicide prevention programs, interventions, and policies, and to advance the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention.

1000 Potomac Street, NW
Suite 350
Washington, DC, District of Columbia  20007
United States

Support for Addictions Prevention and Treatment in Africa Foundation (SAPTAF) is a nonprofit organization focused on support for prevention and treatment in Africa from alcohol and other drug use issues, serving as a resource to improve the well-being of individuals, families, and communities.

1040 Main Street
Suite 103
Napa, California  94559
United States

This private, nonprofit organization produces and broadcasts weekly television programming dedicated to promoting behavioral health awareness, treatment, and recovery. Additionally, Talk Therapy TV promotes creative and innovative ideas that generate public dialogue and discussion, and reduces the misconceptions associated with these disorders.

9521 106 Street
Ozone Park, New York  11416
United States

TASC, Inc. of Illinois is a nonprofit organization that conducts research, advances public policy, and provides services to ensure that individuals with mental and/or substance use disorders receive treatment and access to recovery.

700 S.Clinton Street
Chicago, Illinois  60607
United States

Teen Challenge International, USA, a network of 240 centers throughout the United States, and 1,100 centers in 100 countries, provides youth, adults, and families with effective and comprehensive faith-based solutions to life-controlling alcohol and drug issues. The training principles to help students and families become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well, and spiritually alive. Teen Challenge services are offered at minimal or no cost to participants.

Contact: Reverend Snow Peabody (, National Representative to Washington, D.C.

Teen Challenge
8464 N. Oracle Rd.
Tucson, Arizona  85704
United States

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSA) improves the health and well-being of Texas residents by providing leadership and services that promote hope, build resilience, and foster recovery.

United States

The Academy for Addiction Professionals is a leading addiction counselor education institution and an approved education provider for both the Florida Certification Board and NAADAC. Addiction Counselor Certification Training courses as well as Continuing Education classes are held at two locations in South Florida and serve the nation 24x7 online.

6555 NW Ninth Ave #210
Fort Lauderdale, Florida  33309
United States

The Legal Action Center, a nonprofit law and policy organization, fights discrimination against people with histories of substance use disorders, HIV and AIDS, or criminal records, and advocates for sound public policies in these areas.

225 Varick Street
New York, New York  10014
United States


Last Updated: 01/08/2018