Who We Are
The R.E.A.C.H. OUT Project is a nonprofit organization of dedicated state and local community members whose desire is to spread awareness about advocacy leadership and prevention groups, education and training support programs around addiction and mental health treatment and recovery wellness. The acronym for R.E.A.C.H. is Recovery, Education, Advocacy, Community and Hope.
Mission and Vision
Mission: The R.E.A.C.H. OUT Project’s mission is to create a safe environment in which at-risk individuals, youth and family members affected by the onset of substance use and/or mental health disorders can receive resources and support from Peer Recovery Coaches.
Vision: Our vision through the R.E.A.C.H. OUT Project's peer recovery coach model is to foster change in the lives of youth, individuals and families to work together to build stronger communities.
To provide individuals who are seeking or in recovery a safe place free from fear of judgment, discrimination, harassment or abuse.
To increase social connectedness, remove the stigma and create a sense of belonging within supportive peer support networks
To provide positive peer influences and opportunities which can help individuals to develop self acceptance and build self esteem.
Recovery Support for Families and Individuals
Our goal is to empower families and individuals to build personal resilience through community outreach. We can accomplish this with Peer-Based Supports, which play an important role in developing supportive trusting relationships.
The community outreach programs connect individuals and families to recovery support groups, and trainings in Recovery Coaching, Mental Health First Aid and how to administer Narcan.