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Program Information
Program Name: Recovery and Hope Network (RAHN), Inc.
Year the Program was Started: 2004
Public Contact Person: Kendall Simmons
Address: 1009 New Hampshire
Suite D
Lawrence, KS 66044
Telephone #: (785) 856-1222
Fax #: n/a
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Drop-in Center, Peer Support, Support Group
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $70,000-$100,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
Volunteers: 10-20
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: Majority
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: To help people along their journey to recovery from severe and persistent mental illness through peer support.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: We perform consumer surveys on a regular basis. Positive results tend to be above 90%.
Program Mission Statement: RAHN provides a supportive environment in Lawrence and Douglas County for people living with mental illness, so that they may learn to lead full and productive lives and advocate for mental health.

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