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Emerging Research Base of Peer-Run Support Programs

(compiled by Jean Campbell, PhD, as of 5/05)

ALWings Across Alabama400 Eastern Boulevard
Suite 201
Montgomery, Al 36117
888-WINGSAL or 334-395-7616
Executive Director: Darlene Berry
AKAlaska Peer Support Consortium144 W 15th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99504
907-258-2772 or 855-257-3377
Executive Director: Donna Mong
AZHope, Inc.236 S. Tucson Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85716-5519
AZRecovery Empowerment Network (REN)PO Box 7732
Phoenix, AZ 85011-7732
CEO: Deb Jorgenson
ARPersonal Empowerment Recovery Coalition (PERC)1818 N. Taylor St., #311
Little Rock, AR 72207
Phone: 501-288-9323
Board Chair: Eddie Smith
CACalifornia Association of Mental Health Peer Run Organizations (CAMHPRO)870 Market St. Suite 928
San Francisco, CA 94102
Director: Sally Zinman
CAProject Return Peer Support Network6055 E. Washington Blvd., Ste 900
Commerce, CA 90040
323-346-0960 X210
Executive Director: Guyton Colantuono
COColorado Mental Wellness Network1031 33rd St., Suite 237
Denver, CO 80205
Executive Director, Amanda Kearney-Smith
CTAdvocacy Unlimited, Inc.114 W. Main St. Suite 105
New Britain, CT 06051
800-573-6929 or 860-505-7581
Director: Deron Drumm
CTFocus On Recovery- United, Inc.100 Riverside Center
Suite 272
Middletown, CT 06457
860-704-0556 or
(CT Toll Free) 866- 255-5029
Director: Paul Acker
CTMental Health Advocacy, Inc. 147 Federal Rd. Chaplin, CT 06235919-872-1183
Co-Director: Marc Jacques
DCConsumer Action Network (CAN)1300 L. St., NW Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
Executive Director: Effie Smith
DEDelaware Consumer Recovery Coalition100 W. 10th Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
Executive Director: Bryce Hewlett
GAGeorgia Mental
Health Consumer Network
246 Sycamore St.
Suite 260
Decatur, GA 30030
800-297-6146 or 404-687-9487
Director: Sherry Jenkins Tucker
HIUnited Self Help277 Oahu Ave., Suite 204H
Honolulu, HI 96815
808-947-5558 or 866-866-4357
Director: William Bowles
[email protected]
INKEY Consumer Organization, Inc. 4755 Kingsway Drive, Suite 325
Indianapolis, Indiana 46205
800-933-KEYS (5397) or 317-205-2500
Executive Director: Ronda R. Ames
IAIowa Advocates for Mental Health Recovery (IAMHR)2003 Geneva Street
Sioux City, IA 51103
Toll Free: 877-424-6734 or 563-564-2933
Director: Todd Lange
KSKansas Consumer
AC for Adult Mental Health
Office: 238 N. Mead
Wichita, KS 67202
Mail: PO Box 485
Colby, KS 67701
Director: Gary J. Parker
Office: 316-978-5842
Cell Phone: 785-432-0412
MAThe Transformation Center98 Magazine Street
Roxbury, MA 02119
877-769-7693 or 617-442-4111
Director: Deborah Delman
MARecovery Learning CommunitiesMassachusetts has 6 Recovery Learning CommunitiesVisit http://massrlcs.org/?page_id=82 for more information
MAFreedom CenterPO Box 1358
Northampton, MA 01061-1358
Shana Bulhan Haydock
Phone/Text: 413-341-2050
Blog: www.cruxate.com/freedomcenter
MDOn Our Own of Maryland7310 Esquire Court, 3rd Floor, Mailbox 14
Elkridge, MD 21075
800-704-0262, 410-540-9020
Executive Director: Michael Finkle
MEConsumer Council System of Maine219 Capitol St., Suite 7
Augusta, ME 04330
Executive Director: Simonne M. Maline
MIJustice in Mental Health Organization520 Cherry St.
Lansing, MI 48933
800-831-8035 (in Michigan only)
Director: Brian Wellwood
MNWellness in the Woods25362 230th St. Verndale MN 56481218-296-2067
Executive Director: Jode Freyholtz-London
MTMontana’s Peer Network205 Haggerty Lane, Suite Bozeman, MT 59715406-551-1058
Executive Director: Jim Hajny
NEMental Health Association of Nebraska1645 N St., Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68508
Executive Director: Alan Green
NJCoalition of Mental Health Consumers408 Sussex St.
Paterson, NJ 07503-1914
Director: Annette Wright
Support Program of New Jersey
11 Spring St.
Freehold, NJ 07728
Director: Margaret Swarbrick
NYMental Health Empowerment
Project - New York
3 Atrium Drive, Suite 205
Albany, NY 12205
Executive Director: Amy Colesante
NYPEOPLE, Inc.126 Innis Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
CEO: Steve Miccio
NYThe Empowerment Center, Inc.20 East First Street
Suite 304
Mount Vernon, NY 10550
Executive Director: James J. Rye
NCNorth Carolina Consumer Advocacy, Networking, and Support Organization (NC CANSO)2790 Birchwood Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27107
Executive Director: Laurie Coker
NCNorth Carolina Mental Health Consumers' Organization916 Richardson Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603
Executive Director: Bruce Spangler
NCPromise Resource Network1041 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, NC 28205704-776-6708
Executive Director: Cherene Allen-Caraco
OROregon Mental Health Consumer/Psychiatric Survivor Coalition (OCSC)PO Box 11284
Eugene, OR 97440-3484
President: Rebecca Eichhorn
ORPeerlink10373 NE Hancock Street, Suite 132 Portland, OR 97220888-820-0138
Executive Director: Donita Diamata
ORProject ABLE1599 State Street
Salem, OR 97301
Executive Director: Nancy Snider
Mental Health Consumers
4105 Derry St.
Harrisburg, PA 17111
717-564-4930 or Toll Free 800-887-6422
Director: Lynn Kelz
SCSouth Carolina
427 Meeting St.
W. Columbia, SC 29169
Executive Director: Bonnie Pate
SDSouth Dakota United for Hope and RecoveryPO Box 3052
Rapid City, SD 57709
Executive Director: Jennifer Constantine
TNTennessee Mental Health Consumers' Association3931 Gallatin Pike
Nashville, TN 37216
888-539-0393 or 615-250-1176
President: Anthony Fox
TXTexas Catalyst for EmpowermentPO Box 5971
Austin, TX 78763
Board President: Bill Gilstrap
VAVOCAL, Inc.1904 Byrd Ave.
Suite 111
Richmond, VA 23230
Executive Director: Bonnie Neighbour
VTVermont Psychiatric Survivors128 Merchants Row
Suite 606
Rutland, VT 05743
Executive Director: Wilda L. White
WABehavioral Health & Wellness15100 SE 38th Street, Suite 701
Bellevue, WA 98006-1765
855-436-9727 or 206-972-7647
Executive Director: Helen E. Vasek
WIGrassroots Empowerment ProjectPO Box 8683
Madison, WI 53708-8683
Executive Director: William Parke-Sutherland
WIWisconsin Association of Peer Specialists926 South 16th Avenue
Wausau, WI 54401-5772
800-770-0588 or 715-212-3677
Executive Director: Alyce M. Knowlton-Jablonski

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