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Program Name: NAMI Conection Recovery Support Group
Agency Name: National Alliance Mentall Illness
Year the Program was Started: 1990
Public Contact Person: Betsey O'Brien
Address: P.O. Box 1267
Columbia, SC 29202
Telephone #: (803) 733-9592
Email Address: betsey@comporium.net
Program Category: Recovery Education
Target Participants:
Adults
Program Setting:
Borrowed Space (church, school, community center)
Annual Program Budget: None
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 1-2
Consumer involvement in the program
Number of staff members and volunteers who are consumers: Some
How often do consumer staff and volunteers participate in program decisions? Always
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: None
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Program brochure, Website
Cost for materials? Yes
Program Goals: This is a recovery support group program for people living with mental illness. the groups goal is to help one another and support eachother in their own personal recovery
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: This is a recovery support group program for people living with metal illness that is expanding in communities throughout the country. These groups provide a place that offers respect, understanding, encouragement and hope

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