Saturday, February 4, 2012

About PRO-A

Pennsylvania Recovery Organizations Alliance, Inc.

The Pennsylvania Recovery Organizations Alliance will mobilize, educate and advocate to eliminate the stigma and discrimination toward those affected by alcoholism and other drug addiction to ensure hope, health and justice for individuals, families and those in recovery.
As the statewide leader, PRO-A’s vision is a Pennsylvania where:
- Alcohol and other drug addiction is accepted as a treatable disease;
- Recovery is known as a gift back to society through personal, family and community healing;
- Recovering individuals and their families have a respected voice in setting public policy;
- Early and effective prevention exists to reduce the onset of this disease;
- Quality intervention, treatment and on-going support are readily available for individuals, families and those in recovery.
Goals of PRO-A:
The Board of Directors and staff of PRO-A have developed the following goals pursuant to our agency mission and objectives.
Goal # 1 – Build the capacity of the organizations to participate in the planning, delivery, and evaluation of addiction treatment policies, systems, and service for youth and adults so that they become more responsive to the needs of recovering people and their families.
Goal #2 – Improve public understanding of addiction and recovery, including the elimination of stigma and discrimination faced by those with substance use disorders.
Goal #3 – Improve public access to effective addiction treatment services, appropriate lengths of stay and continuing care support for youth and adults.
Goal #4 – Ensure long-term sustainability and development of organization by effectively utilizing resources and diversifying funding sources.

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