FOCUS ON RECOVERY - UNITED, INC. (FOR-U)
FOR-U IS DEDICATED TO PROMOTING A CULTURE OF WELLNESS
FOR-U is a peer support program staffed entirely by paid and volunteer peers. Focus on Recovery-United, Inc. FOR-U envisions a statewide network of peer-provided recovery education and support opportunities for adults in Connecticut. (FOR-U) is dedicated to promoting a culture of wellness by encouraging positive change in the lives of adults, their family members, providers and the community. Our values include mutual respect, shared responsibility, honesty, hope, education, self-advocacy and support.
Our training center is located at 100 Riverside Center, Suite 272 in Middletown, CT. We offer the following workshops and projects. Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP Workshop and Facilitator Training). Self-Esteem 101, Healthy Relationships 101, Pathways FOR-U (Workshop and Facilitator Training). Intentional Peer Support (IPS Workshop and Facilitator Training). Project Act II and (C-RECS) Connecticut Recovery Employment Consultation Service.
Focus On Recovery-United, Inc. (FOR-U), is dedicated to promoting a culture of wellness by encouraging positive change in the lives of adults, their family members, providers and the community.
FOR-U envisions a statewide network of peer-provided recovery education and support opportunities for adults in Connecticut.
FOR- U Board Of Directors
The Board of Directors is comprised of community members, family members, providers and elected officials who are supportive of our mission (with at least 51% being consumers). The following is a list of our current Board of Directors.
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100 Riverview Center, Suite 272
Middletown, CT 06457
Tel: (860) 704-0556, FAX: (860) 704-0767
Toll Free In CT: 1 (866) 255-5029
Connecticut Recovery Employment Consultation Services (C-RECS) is also a part of FOR-U.
As part of Connecticut's Mental Health Transformation State Incentive Grant (MHT-SIG), C-RECS has been created to establish a person-in-recovery (PIR) driven initiative to promote PIR employment and mental health system transformation. One of the primary goals is to increase employment of PIR from idverse cultural backgrounds at all levels of the behavioral health workforce. Whiel employment of PIR in all sectors of the economy is critically important, this initiative focuses exclusively on employment in the behavioral health workforce. The C-RECS initiative offers the following services: Work-Life-Balance Coaching, Peer Employment Mentoring, Education, and Support Groups, On-line Job Search and Online Resources, Education and Training and Training and Consultation to Behavioral Health Organizations - Employers.