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 Fiscal Year June 08-June 09      

    
         ·100,000 Telephone Calls             

                   ·54,000 Consumer Visits

                   ·18,980 Volunteer Hours

                     ·Over 2,000 Recovery Support Groups for Public

                   ·21,600 McCovery Tier Consumer Days

                                  

         HOUSING PARTICIPANTS:

                    ·310 McShin Participants

                    ·147 Still in Recovery

                      ·27 Are Incarcerated

                      ·65 Unknown Whereabouts

                        ·5 Are Dead

                      ·66 Are Actively Using Drugs/Alcohol

                    ·100 Family Interventions

                      ·43 Individuals Graduate our Peer Leadership Training

· On average 147 consumers a day and 125 a week after 28 days come through McShin. 

· McShin participation in successful advocation of the Mental Health Parity Bill

· McShin is a provider for education offering Peer Leadership Training courses.

· Our 2008 Springs Awards Banquet honored Judges Catherine Hammond & Gary Hicks with the Bronze Key Award, 250 people attended.

· Our annual pool party hosted by John & Kathy Rueger had 200 in attendance.

· We partnered with Faces & Voices of Recovery for the Recovery Voices Count campaign which over 400 people voted for recovery.

· In September we had our annual golf tournament with  about 100 golfers attending.

· Our Recovery Fest had delegates, senators, and sheriffs in attendance.  Also, over 1,400 community members attended.

· We raised over $5,000.00 at our Holiday Party/Silent Auction in 2008. 

· We produced a recovery comedy DVD featuring Mark Lundholm at the Henrico County Jail.

· Our McCovery Comedy Event was a dedication to our McCovery program in the Richmond City Jail and featured comedians Mark Lundholm and Damon Edwards.

· To date we’ve served 27 Certifications for Peer Leadership Training & Recovery Coaching.

 

 

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