A recovery community where you live.
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 remove the discrimination associated with substance use and mental health disorders. Our hope is to provide education and training through lived-experience stories, public listening sessions, and events.
The acronym for R.E.A.C.H. stands for 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 inclusive environment for all individuals affected by the intersection of health disparities and criminal and social injustice surrounding substance use and/or mental health disorders.
Vision: The R.E.A.C.H. OUT Project vision is to provide support resources and peer recovery coaches to advocate and foster change in the lives of youth, individuals and families and 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 awareness and build the capacity to transform their lives.
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 Peer Recovery Coaching, Mental Health First Aid and how to administer Narcan.