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Program Name: NAZCARE
Year the Program was Started: 2001
Public Contact Person: Roberta Howard
Address: 599 White Spar Rd
Prescott, AZ 86303
Telephone #: 928-442-9205
Fax #: 928-442-3144
Email Address: rhoward@nazcare.org
Website URL: www.nazcare.org
Program Category: Drop-in Center, Employment, Housing
Target Participants:
Co-occurring substance abuse, Families of Children
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: Over $400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 20+
Paid Part-Time: 10-20
Volunteers: 3-5
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: All
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, Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: 2012 Wellness Center Goals Goal 1: Continue to focus on Peer Whole Health. 2012 Northern Arizona Consumers Advancing Recovery by Empowerment, Inc. Board of Director Goals NAZCARE Board of Directors will: Goal 1: Establish gardens in as many NAZCARE facilities as possible. Objective 1: Board Members will assist in building, working in and securing materials for the gardens at each site. Gardens in place: New Hope, Next Steps, Discovery. Objective 2: Board Members will help to manage and market gardens and produce from the gardens. Goal 2: To promote Membership from each center on the Board of Directors. Objective 1: Board Members will contact other centers and recruit qualified Members to participate on the Board. Objective 2: Board Members will assist to recruit by contacting other centers and Center Managers regarding participation even through Web-x. 2012 Training Goals Goal 1: Produce Quality Distance Learning – Media Training. Objective 1: Upgrade Mind Flash’s NAZCARE Training Series • Outcome: To have professional quality Mind Flash trainings. Timeline: Beginning May 2012. Outcome: • Upgrade Mind Flash for internal training • Upgrade Mind Flash to market to outside training and as a marketing tool. Goal 2: Provide Peer Employment Training to Tribal Entities Objective 1: To outreach training to Tribal Entities in NAZCARE Training Series. Outcome: To market Tribal Workforce Development Model to tribes in Arizona Timeline: on-going March 2012 and continuous Objective 2: Provide Support Employment to Tribal Entities Timeline: Beginning in March 2012 and on-going and continuous market the workforce development model to Tribal Entities. Outcomes: • 4 presentations were given for tribal entities ( TO presentation March 15) Objective 1: Place recovery first by using evidence based practice of Peer Whole Health. Outcome: Better Wellness among Members and a better awareness and understanding of recovery. This will be measured through goal achievement. Objective 2: Begin to incorporate health measurements in the steps to integrated health. Outcome: Every Member will have the opportunity to check blood pressure, temperature as part of a daily wellness check and record wellness. Goal 2: Help members to provide one to one support to another member in whole health: blood pressure hypertension, cholesterol, diabetes and weigh control and maintenance. Objective: Educate Members about the importance and need for support in recovery and whole health and how these are linked and related. Outcome: Assist consenting Members to have weekly Peer to Member support among members with or without assigned topics in order to support each other. Members may elect to have peer pairs for better one to one support..
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Peer Whole Health Recovery Support Service Curriculum Support Housing Curriculum Training Outcomes & Employment
Program Mission Statement: NAZCARE RECOVERY SERVICES MISSION Our mission is to provide quality recovery support services to adults with mental, co-occurring and substance use disorders in order to promote recovery. VISION STATEMENT Our vision is to assist and empower all people in discovering and embracing recovery. Recovery definition: Mental health recovery is a journey of healing and transformation enabling a person with a mental health problem to live a meaningful life in a community of his or her choice while striving to achieve his or her full potential. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services/SAMHSA, 2004 NAZCARE Housing Mission Statement NAZCARE, Inc. supportive housing provides safe, affordable, and well-maintained housing facilities which encourage and support recovery programs, services and personal development. Vision Statement NAZCARE, Inc. supportive housing offers a variety of quality housing and wrap around recovery services that are responsive to tenant needs, preferences and lifestyles, as well as their overall integration in recovery. The agency is guided by the principles of recovery and holds these values: 1. Recovery is hope, hope is recovery 2. You are not your disease 3. Do No Harm 4. Place Recovery First 5. You are in charge of your own recovery 6. You change as little or as much as you choose in your recovery 7. You contribute to the recovery environment 8. Flexibility and Compromise are the keys to recovery 9. You become the leader for others in recovery 10. You walk the recovery pathway in the culture of recovery in your own culture and spirituality

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