Our Vision and Mission

OUR VISION AND MISSION


OUR VISION

We envision a community where substance use disorders and mental illnesses are understood and that ALL those seeking to recover from them - CAN without delay and WILL without fear or shame - and that lives of meaning, purpose and joy result from the long-term access to support and problem-solving resources made available through the work of Recovery Force of Atlantic County and the recovery community at-large.


OUR MISSION

Our mission is to unleash the power of lived experience to help people and their families to sustain long-term recovery by providing services or direct access to them, which satisfy  the multiple and complex unmet needs of those  seeking a meaningful life in the community following their initial attainment of recovery; and to establish a stigma-free community through education and advocacy so that families and their loved-ones can live, work and play like the survivors of any other medical condition. We strive  to enable LIFE AFTER ADDICTION and who knows what we need better than we who attained that 


 

IN PURSUIT OF OUR MISSION, WE STRIVE TO:

  • To be the "HAND OFF" entity for people entering and exiting treatment.
  • To register at least 1,000 members of the recovery community in 2018
  • Enroll every South Jersey person leaving s justice or treatment facility in order to provide recovery support services for up to 5 years so that relapse is avoided or addressed early.​
  • Ensure that every family in recovery has contact with Recovery Force at least every 10 days for a period up to five years.
  • Respond effectively to all calls and visits from families in need of assistance related to a substance use disorder,
  • Organize all persons and aspects of the recovery community of Atlantic County under one umbrella group that we will call The Recovery Community of Atlantic County.
  • Make addiction medicine readily available and accessible as a treatment or support - along with in-home coaching for the family.
  • Mobilize the Recovery Community of Atlantic County to celebrate recovery and its many pathways through walks, runs, rallies, promotions and the telling of recovery success stories that will provide hope for those still suffering.
  • We will help individuals and families to "fill the void" that occurs when there seems to be a lot of unplanned time following treatment. We strive to provide the social and recreational activities that will help you avoid boredom or slipping into old beha
  • To Provide Ongoing Jared Corona Events, which are Social and Recreational Activities for the Recovery Community
  • To address the needs of families in the areas of support and education.
  • To host the first Statewide Recovery Rally in New Jersey during Recovery Month in September 2018

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