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Program Information
Program Name: On Our Own Incorporated--Wellness Recovery Network
Year the Program was Started: 1982
Public Contact Person: Tony Alphonso Wright
Address: 6301 Harford Road
Baltimore, MD 21214
Telephone #: (410) 444-4500
Fax #: (410) 444-0239
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Advocacy, Community Education, Crisis Prevention/Respite, Drop-in Center, Employment, Peer Companion, Recovery Education, Recreation/Arts, Support Group
Target Participants:
Young Adults, Adults, Older Adults
Program Setting:
Annual Program Budget: $200,000-$400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 1-2
Paid Part-Time: 20+
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: Majority
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Training curricula, Program brochure
Cost for materials? No
Program Goals: 1. Promote recovery for consumers. 2. Advocate for and empower members. 3. Offer education, information and referral to community agencies and services.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Outcomes measurements for members over a length of twelve months from initital membership to organization. Monthly reports of all centers are completed by program coordinator of all five centers. In reference to specific and overall goals and objectives of the members.
Program Mission Statement: The purpose of On Our Own, Inc. is to promote the empowerment of individuals with psychiatric disabilities and/or substance use disorders by encouraging self-help and by providing mutual support, advocacy, education, information, and referral to community agencies and services. The mission of On Our Own, Inc. is for all behavioral health consumers to reach their highest potential and become productive citizens in recovery within their community.

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