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Program Information
Program Name: On Our Own of Montgomery County
Year the Program was Started: 1983
Public Contact Person: Sharon MacDougall
Address: 434 East Diamond Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Telephone #: (240) 683-5555
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Peer Support, Recovery Education, Support Group
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Program Owned or Leased Facility (leased store front, community residence)
Annual Program Budget: $200,000-$400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 3-5
Volunteers: 1-2
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: Individual training, Program brochure, Website
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: Through the principles of wellness and recovery, we encourage each other to strive for increased health, better quality of life, and meaningful,healthy relationships. We strive to build human spirit and self-esteem by fostering acceptance and togetherness. We provide opportunities for personal growth to help each other reach our potential.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Additional Information: Wellness and Recovery Activities Offered: Advocacy, WRAP (Wellness and Recovery Action Plan) Classes, Peer Support groups, Computer Center, Educational workshops, community outings, socialization, resource library, warm line.

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