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Program Information
Program Name: HOPE IMPACT, CBS
Year the Program was Started: 2008
Public Contact Person: Adrienne Sunny Medeiros
Address: 1623 Nakula Street
Wahiawa, HI 96786
Telephone #: 808 429-9804
Fax #: 808 621-4771
Email Address: sunnymedeiros@mac.com
Program Category: Community Education, Recovery Education, Support Group
Target Participants:
Asian/Pacific Islander, Women, Co-occurring substance abuse, Trauma Survivors, Adults
Program Setting:
General hospital or healthcare facility
Annual Program Budget: None
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: None
Paid Part-Time: None
Volunteers: 1-2
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? Usually
Number of administrators or board members who are consumers: None
Program Training/ Technical Assistance Materials Available: Individual training, Guides/Manuals
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: To educate and empower consumers to understand taking responsibility for their recovery by learning to maintain a growth and stability through their illness; educate other consumers who are lost in our poor health system; by educating, being a resources, and also advocating for other consumers rights. By getting consumers to be actively involved with their Recovery Model, we will be able to improve the health system overall and be employable throughout the system where the system fails to see consumers want to work in the system to help others with their recovery.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: To value consumers and stakeholders as part of the Recovery Model and not a Treatment Model. Recovery lives if Consumers are given a chance!
Additional Information: Here is a chance for consumers to challenge themselves in showing how recovery can work in the mental health system; by advocating their life experience and collaborating their professionalism with those holding degrees!

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