There is now help available to take YOU
into the new dynamic career of being a CRPA
Certified Recovery Peer Advocates help others dealing with Addiction (and sometimes mental illness) to live a healthy productive life.
Go to FOR-NY.Org for YOUR Application!
Check out our event page for more info!
Highlights of 2018
KEYNOTE & PANEL SPEAKERS were:
Judge Hon. Robert T. Russell, Jr
Associate Judge for
Buffalo City Court
Anthony Casullo D.E.A.
John Bennett, Kids Escaping Drugs
Sally Yageric, Erie County Council for the Prevention of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Senator Chris Jacobs
Ed Rath, Erie County Legislator
Tammy Fluitt from FOR-NY
& John Ingersoll IHNO moderated
MOVIE & PANEL DISCUSSION
Thank you to ALL that participated and attended and an appreciation to all those providers who came to bring hope to families and those caught in the cycle of addiction.
Press release File below
Stand Up for Recovery Day Summary
What: Stand Up for Recovery
Where: Took place March 6, 2018 @ Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY
Why: On behalf of millions impacted by addiction, Friends of Recovery New York (FOR-NY), the statewide Recovery Community Organization (RCO) and it's affilliate county RCO's are committed to educating decision makers. We call for the end of discrimination that blocks access to treatment, housing, employment, education and community-based recovery supports.
Al Robinson and Donna Potter, your Buffalo -Greater Erie representatives, stood with Senator George Amedore Jr. and Senator Chris Jacobs to share the need to change the way we think about recovery.
Thank you to ALL of our WNY participants, individually and through collaborations, that made this ONE VOICE loud and clear!!! We LOVE YOU
About the WNY Chapter & Events
Al Robinson CARC
Senior Pastor Spirit of Truth Urban Ministries &
Rebecca Rose Woman's Recovery House
Watch below to see what one
person can do in a community!
Executive Director IHNO
Donna Potter Ph.D
NYS CARC TOT
IHNO is a Recovery Coach Training Facility