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Program Name: Recovery International
Agency Name: Recovery International
Year the Program was Started: Before 1965
Public Contact Person: Juanita Pauldon
Address: 105 W. Adams, Suite 2940
Chicago, IL 60603
Telephone #: 866-221-0302
Fax #: 312-726-4446
Email Address: info@recoveryinternational.org
Website URL: www.recoveryinternational.org
Program Category: Peer Support, Support Group
Target Participants:
Veterans, Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults
Program Setting:
Borrowed Space (church, school, community center)
Annual Program Budget: Over $400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 3-5
Paid Part-Time: 3-5
Volunteers: 20+
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, Other
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: The mission of Recovery International is to use the cognitive-behavioral, peer-to-peer, self-help training system developed by Abraham Low, MD, to help individuals gain skills to lead more peaceful and productive lives.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Evaluation by Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois - Chicago
Program Mission Statement: The mission of Recovery International is to use the cognitive-behavioral, peer-to-peer, self-help training system developed by Abraham Low, MD, to help individuals gain skills to lead more peaceful and productive lives.
Additional Information: Recovery International offers meetings to men and women of all ages that ease the suffering from mental health issues by gaining skills to lead more peaceful and productive lives. In the last 76 years RI has equipped over 1 million people with tools to control behavior and change attitudes.

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