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Program Information
Program Name: Consumer Recovery Advocacy Coalition of Delaware
Year the Program was Started: 2006
Public Contact Person: Cheryl Biddle
Address: 701 S. Market St.
Apt. #5
Seaford, DE 19973
Telephone #: (302) 629-8080
Fax #: (302) 629-8080
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Advocacy
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Outpatient psychiatric treatment facility
Annual Program Budget: Under $10,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
Volunteers: 5-10
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: All
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Program brochure, Website
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: 1. To have a united voice as consumers in our own treatment and recovery. 2. To advocate for affordable housing for those in recovery. 3. Obtain funding and employ consumers.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: We researched other advocacy groups, spoke to other organizations about how and if our colition would work, and surveyed clients/consumers.
Program Mission Statement: Consumer Empowerment through coalition to catalyze a evolution to recovery.
Additional Information: Award-winning coalition. Received an award from Delware Dept. of Health & Human Services--Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health for changing consumer silence to a unified consumer voice toward recovery through education and advocacy.

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