WELCOME  TO THE  RECOVERY ASSOCIATION PROJECT  Outreach Presentation 18438 SE Pine St. Portland, Oregon 97233 Be part of t...
WHAT IS THE RECOVERY ASSOCIATION PROJECT? (RAP) <ul><li>RAP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a vehicle fo...
<ul><li>RAP is an independent  </li></ul><ul><li>nonprofit organization  </li></ul><ul><li>run by people in recovery  </li...
WHERE IS RAP? <ul><li>Portland/Vancouver Metro Counties: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clackamas  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clark...
RAP WILL… <ul><li>Challenge the stigma  associated with addiction and alcoholism with the commitment and collective voice ...
THE RECOVERY ASSOCIATION PROJECT SEEKS TO… <ul><li>Educate and develop leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Develop an independent...
RAP’S  ACCOMPLISHMENTS
SOME OF RAP’S ACCOMPLISHMENTS <ul><li>Advocated for Mentor Program funding ($150,000) resulting in an increase in outpatie...
OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM THE GOVERNOR’S COUNCIL ON A&D
PEOPLE + MONEY = POWER <ul><li>Presented the Outstanding Community Achievement Award from the Governor’s Council on Alcoho...
CONNECT WITH RESOURCES… <ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where to find 12 step groups, meetings, jobs, housing, f...
ACTIVITIES & EVENTS <ul><li>Hands Across the Bridge  </li></ul><ul><li>RAP Actions & Core Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Annual C...
RAP CORE TEAM
HANDS ACROSS THE BRIDGE PLANNING
WHERE SHOULD PEOPLE START? <ul><li>RAP Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Call to schedule a one on one history lesson about RA...
HOW TO MAKE REFERRALS <ul><li>Call RAP’s Office and register your program participants for an orientation </li></ul>
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    1. 1. WELCOME TO THE RECOVERY ASSOCIATION PROJECT Outreach Presentation 18438 SE Pine St. Portland, Oregon 97233 Be part of the power of recovery in action!
    2. 2. WHAT IS THE RECOVERY ASSOCIATION PROJECT? (RAP) <ul><li>RAP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a vehicle for people in recovery to speak out on substance abuse related issues. </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>RAP is an independent </li></ul><ul><li>nonprofit organization </li></ul><ul><li>run by people in recovery </li></ul><ul><li>with full-time staff and hundreds of organized people in recovery </li></ul>
    4. 4. WHERE IS RAP? <ul><li>Portland/Vancouver Metro Counties: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clackamas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clark (Washington) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multnomah </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Washington </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. RAP WILL… <ul><li>Challenge the stigma associated with addiction and alcoholism with the commitment and collective voice of RAP members </li></ul><ul><li>Create an environment where people in recovery can share their successes </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a vehicle to advocate for progressive change in substance abuse related policy </li></ul>
    6. 6. THE RECOVERY ASSOCIATION PROJECT SEEKS TO… <ul><li>Educate and develop leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Develop an independent organization </li></ul><ul><li>Provide information and direction </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate to the public </li></ul><ul><li>Empower recovering people </li></ul>
    7. 7. RAP’S ACCOMPLISHMENTS
    8. 8. SOME OF RAP’S ACCOMPLISHMENTS <ul><li>Advocated for Mentor Program funding ($150,000) resulting in an increase in outpatient treatment enrollment by 96% and treatment completion by 278% of target population </li></ul><ul><li>Secured commitments from Mult. Co. to conduct a time-bound campaign targeted to the Hep C virus at-risk population which included outreach, testing, education and vaccination (~$550,000 value) </li></ul><ul><li>Removed obstacles to the construction of 12 story, $11 million, 180-unit ADFC building </li></ul>
    9. 9. OUTSTANDING COMMUNITY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM THE GOVERNOR’S COUNCIL ON A&D
    10. 10. PEOPLE + MONEY = POWER <ul><li>Presented the Outstanding Community Achievement Award from the Governor’s Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse Programs in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Awarded grants to organize and advocate for the recovering peoples in the 5 counties in the Mid Willamette Valley and opened a drop in center in Keizer, Oregon in May 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>RAP was awarded $1.2 million dollars from the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment </li></ul>
    11. 11. CONNECT WITH RESOURCES… <ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where to find 12 step groups, meetings, jobs, housing, food assistance, health care, and more… </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internet, computers, printers, phones, fax machine, resume software, job postings, and people in recovery! </li></ul></ul></ul>
    12. 12. ACTIVITIES & EVENTS <ul><li>Hands Across the Bridge </li></ul><ul><li>RAP Actions & Core Teams </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Celebration </li></ul><ul><li>Social Activities </li></ul>
    13. 13. RAP CORE TEAM
    14. 14. HANDS ACROSS THE BRIDGE PLANNING
    15. 15. WHERE SHOULD PEOPLE START? <ul><li>RAP Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Call to schedule a one on one history lesson about RAP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn about RAP’s history, mission, accomplishments, Recovery College, County Core teams, activities and leadership. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RAP’s Rockwood Office </li></ul><ul><li>Monday through Friday, 9am to 2pm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get info from people in recovery that learned what resources are out there by going through it themselves by meeting a Recovery Coach! </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. HOW TO MAKE REFERRALS <ul><li>Call RAP’s Office and register your program participants for an orientation </li></ul>
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