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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



                    ·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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