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Program Name: On Our Own of Prince George's County
Agency Name: On Our Own of Maryland
Year the Program was Started: 1992
Public Contact Person: Daphne Klein
Address: 6513 Queens Chapel Road
University Park, MD 20782
Telephone #: (301) 699-8939
Fax #: (301) 699-5378
Email Address: Daphne@OnOurOwnPG.org
Website URL: www.OnOurOwnPG.org
Program Category: Advocacy, Drop-in Center, Peer Support
Target Participants:
Co-occurring substance abuse, Trauma Survivors, Persons w/ Criminal Justice Issues, Persons who are Homeless
Program Setting:
Other
Annual Program Budget: $100,000-$200,000
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: 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: Program brochure
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: Our mission is to promote self-advocacy and healing among people who have mental health challenges through peer support, personal growth, and community involvement. Together, we improve self-esteem, share lived experiences, and nurture wellness and recovery.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: Our mission is to promote self-advocacy and healing among people who have mental health challenges through peer support, personal growth, and community involvement. Together, we improve self-esteem, share lived experiences, and nurture wellness and recovery.
Additional Information: On Our Own of Prince George's County is a friendly place. Our center provides support from peers who understand you and have common goals. We offer hope, information, resources, and opportunity to those who have mental health concerns. We promote self-advocacy within the community by being active and keeping each other informed about issues that concern individuals with mental illness and also the community as a whole. We offer workshops and activities on Wellness Recovery Action Planning, recovery, arts & crafts, self-esteem, anti-stigma, daily living, fun field trips, and giving back to the community.

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