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Program Name: Recovery Services
Year the Program was Started: 2008
Public Contact Person: Helen Nilon
Address: 126 SW 148th Street, Suite C100-310
Burien, WA 98166
Telephone #: 206.WRAP.MHS
Fax #: 206.708.1930
Email Address: Recovery.Services@Comcast.net
Website URL: www.MentalHealthRecoveryServices.org
Program Category: Community Education, Recovery Education, Other
Target Participants:
Program Setting:
Other
Annual Program Budget: Under $10,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
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, Individual training, Program brochure, Website
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: Deliver effective, compassionate care through evidence-based and promising practices. Reduce self-stigma and stigma due to mental health challenges by demonstrating choices, education, hope and empowerment. Operate with fiscal responsibility and integrity.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? Yes
If Yes, details: Outcomes for Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) are identified via SAMSHA and the Copeland Center. Other programs are not EBP's yet are Promising Programs within WA State.
Program Mission Statement: Recovery Services provides education which empowers individuals and communities to embrace their strengths and identify personal recovery and resiliancy though trainings and motivational speaking.
Additional Information: Helen Nilon and Brad Webb are both Certified Peer Counselors in WA State, META Peer Employment & Motivational Interviewing graduates and are also Wellness Recovery Action Plan Facilitators. Often sharing with groups of 10 to a couple of hundred Ms. Nilon and Mr. Webb are able to convery their experience, strength and hope. Brad has a Dual Diagnosis and has over 22-years of recovery from drugs and alcohol as well as overcoming his mental health challenges.

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