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Program Information
Program Name: Recovery Empowerment Network
Year the Program was Started: 2005
Public Contact Person: Ann Rider
Address: PO Box 7732
Phoenix, AZ 85011
Telephone #: 602-248-0368
Fax #: 602-266-1958
Email Address:
Website URL:
Program Category: Advocacy, Peer Support, Recreation/Arts
Target Participants:
Hispanic, Men, Women, Co-occurring substance abuse, Trauma Survivors, Persons who are Homeless, Young Adults, Adults
Program Setting:
Annual Program Budget: Over $400,000
Number of staff: Paid Full-Time: 10-20
Paid Part-Time: 1-2
Volunteers: 10-20
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: Training curricula, Individual training, Program brochure, Guides/Manuals
Cost for materials? Sometimes
Program Goals: To support wellness, voice and choice for members. To create a membership organization that allows for service users to share experience and develop political power. To fight discrimination and stigma.
Have any outcomes for this program been assessed through internal or external research? No
Program Mission Statement: To provide peer-owned and operated services; to provide a unified voice for behavioral health consumers of Maricopa County; and to work to change or enhance a service delivery system which meets the needs and desires of the people we are charged to serve.
Additional Information: The Network is a values-based organization and an intentional community seeking to share with our peers a way out of patienthood and into wholeness.

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