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A Recovery Ready Workplace is one where:

 

The organization mobilizes to address employee policies, practices, and stigma reduction for people affected by mental illness, alcohol and other drugs. Employees and their family members affected by mental illness and/or substance use disorder (SUD) have universal access to quality, effective Prevention, Intervention, Treatment and Recovery programs across the continuum to achieve and sustain recovery, health, wellness and connectivity to their workplace and community.

 

While the statistics, data and impacts are substantial, employers are taking hold of the issues to curb the public health crisis.  The model for a Recovery Ready Community is rooted in data, is one that promotes employer support, wellness and health of employees affected by mental illness, alcohol and other drugs in the workforce. The model integrates healthcare, employment, the criminal justice system, housing, education and harm reduction programs to tackle these issues on all fronts.

 

Make sure your business or organization is recovery ready!  The process is simple.   To get started, contact Brian Mooney at Makin’ It Happen (brm@mih4u.org) today!

We help build community resilience through partnership with organizations like yours in order to create a recovery ready workplaces for those that work in the 8 communities we serve.
We work in the Greater Manchester Public Health Region which includes Manchester, Auburn, Hooksett, Goffstown, Candia, Deerfield, Bedford, and New Boston. We are a part of a larger network of 13 Regional Public Health Networks in the state of New Hampshire.
Community resilience is the ability of a community to survive and thrive challenges such as the opioid epidemic or COVID-19.
 

For more information on the Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative go to:

https://www.recoveryfriendlyworkplace.com/contact

https://www.facebook.com/RecoveryFriendlyNH/

Local Recovery Ready Organizations:

 

Recovery Ready Workplaces

Recovery Friendly Workplace Policy Audit
We will go through a list of questions about your policies.  Chances are they are already very supportive of employees in recovery!  Do you offer Employee Assistance Programming (EAP), and is it available to all employees regardless of status?  Do you have a wellness committee?  Do your benefits have the same coverage for physical and mental health?  How is your understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in regards to SUD recovery?

We will explore these questions and many more to get your policies and benefits Recovery Ready!

Planning for Progress
We will help you develop guidelines for on-boarding new employees and annual refresher trainings around your Recovery Ready Program.  In addition, we will update you on emerging trends & threats surrounding wellness in your workforce.
Recovery Friendly Support for SUD Professionals
People who help people have a unique set of challenges when it comes to wellness.  Compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma and maintaining boundaries can all be difficult.  We have special training to raise awareness for your workforce, “Helping Helpers.”

 

Ambassadors’ for Wellness
Makin’ it Happen has a network of business leaders, through the Manchester Chambers Leadership Greater Manchester, who are available to discuss the Recovery Ready Process from a peer to peer standpoint.  They have gone through it, and are happy to share their experience with you!

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