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Program Information
Program Name: ReConnect
Agency Name: Centerstone
Year the Program was Started: 1994
Public Contact Person: Kathy Kalipetsis
Address: 1101 6th Ave. N
Nashville, TN 37208
Telephone #: (931) 206-1086
Email Address: kathy.kalipetsis@centerstone.org
Website URL: centerstone.org/services/ReConnect-Centers
Program Category: Advocacy, Peer Support, Recovery Education
Target Participants:
Adults
Program Setting:
Other
Annual Program Budget: $70,000-$100,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 5-10
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 1-2
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? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Website
Cost for materials? Yes
Program Goals: To help people with their recovery.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: To prevent and cure mental illness and addiction.
Additional Information: ReConnect Peer Support Centers provide a safe and supportive environment where individuals gain confidence, build social skills, develop new friendships and engage in learning activities with peers. As a peer-operated program, members are involved in all aspects of ReConnect. Activities include: educational classes promoting independence, support groups, meals and dining out, arts and crafts, field trips, sporting events, shopping excursions, music, parties and dancing. ReConnect works in conjunction with Psychosocial Services. This is a free program provided for by a grant from the Tennessee Department of Mental Health.

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