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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 McShin Foundation is Virginia's fastest-growing peer-to-peer recovery community organization. Founded in 2004, this is a nonprofit organization committed to serving individuals and families in their fight against substance use disorders.

2300 Dumbarton Road
Richmond, Virginia  23228
United States

The Partnership at, a nonprofit organization, helps parents prevent drug and alcohol use and find treatment for their children. Bringing together renowned scientists, parent experts, and communications professionals, this public health nonprofit translates current research on teen behavior, parenting, dependency, and treatment into easy-to-understand resources. Additionally, they build healthy communities, advocating for greater access to adolescent treatment and recovery support, as well as funding of youth prevention programs.

405 Lexington Avenue
16th Floor
New York, New York  10174
United States

The Providence Center is the largest community behavioral health center in Rhode Island providing comprehensive services to adults, adolescents, and children experiencing mental health, substance use, emotional, and behavioral difficulties.

528 North Main Street
Providence, Rhode Island  02904
United States

The RASE Project in south central Pennsylvania provides recovery support services , events, training and education, supportive housing, and intervention services. This project also offers the Buprenorphine Coordinator Program, providing recovery support for those in medication-assisted treatment for opioid dependence.

8 S. Hanover St.
Suite 204-206
Carlisle, Pennsylvania  17103
United States

The Resource Training Center provides the highest quality of training in alcohol dependence and substance misuse for those choosing to serve individuals living with alcohol or drug dependence and their families. By encouraging these workers in the field to pursue Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services-approved Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor credentials, they seek to validate their dedicated efforts as helpers while insuring qualitative treatment for those struggling with the effects of chemical dependency.

482 39th Street
Brooklyn, New York  11232
United States

The Substance Abuse and Addicition Recovery Allliance (SAARA) is a community-based grassroots membership organization of individuals in recovery from substance use disorders, their families, friends, and committed community supporters across Virginia.

306 Turner Road, Suite P
Richmond, Virginia  23225
United States

Treatment Communities of America (TCA) provides services to the community to assist people in achieving wellness and to live a self-supportive lifestyle. It provides social services, public health programs, and culturally specific solutions to meet people's needs.

1601 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Suite 803
Washington, DC, District of Columbia  20009
United States

Turning Point has served the Minnesota community since 1976, providing African Americans with a holistic approach to counseling and treatment.

1500 Golden Valley Road
Minneapolis, Minnesota  55411
United States

Two Dreams Outer Banks is a comprehensive wellness program that provides individualized care for those who dream of recovering a healthy lifestyle. The facility is located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina and customizes an array of treatment components, therpeutic services, and recreational activities to help its guests achieve emotional peace, physical health, and personal productivity.

P.O. Box 635
Corolla, North Carolina  27927
United States
1-877-355-DREAM (3732)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), an independent federal government agency, receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State. The agency suppports long-term and equitable economic growth and advances U.S. foreign polity objectives by supporting economic growth, agriculture, and trade; global health including programs that address both the physical and mental health needs of people living with HIV or AIDS; and democracy, conflict prevention, and humanitarian assistance.

Ronald Reagan Building
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20523
United States


Last Updated: 01/08/2018