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Program Information
Program Name: Advocacy and Education MHA-Wilson
Year the Program was Started: Before 1965
Public Contact Person: Jennifer Hancock
Address: 106 East Vance Street
Wilson, NC 27893
Telephone #: 252-243-2773
Fax #: 252-243-2773
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Advocacy, Community Education, Support Group
Target Participants:
African American, Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, Native American/Alaskan, Men, Women, Co-occurring substance abuse, Co-occurring HIV/AIDS, Co-occurring MR/DD, Trauma Survivors, Persons on Inpatient Units, Persons w/ Criminal Justice Issues, Persons who are Homeless, Veterans, Children, Families of Children, Adolescents, Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults, Other
Program Setting:
Annual Program Budget: $40,000-$70,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
Volunteers: 5-10
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: Some
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals, Other
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: “Promoting Mental Health Wellness, mental health diagnosis, quality services,and advocacy for individuals dealing with mental health issues.”
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: “To promote Mental Health Wellness, mental health diagnosis, quality services, and advocacy for individuals dealing with mental health issues.”
Additional Information: Purist advocacy organization committed to true advocacy.

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