AU named an Official Charity in the 2009 ING Hartford Marathon
AU is pleased to announce that we have been named an Official Charity in the 2009 ING Hartford Marathon to be held October 10, 2009.
You can help support this event and raise money for AU by donating safely and securely using your credit or debit card. Please visit AU's Fundraising Page for information on how to donate - MasterCard, Visa, and American Express are accepted.
100% of every donation, whether it's a little or a lot, will go directly into helping us continue our work for persons with, or in recovery from, psychiatric disabilities or co-occurring disorders.
For questions or more info, contact Linda Lentini by email or (860) 667-0460.
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About Advocacy Unlimited
We are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization based in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for all persons with or in recovery from psychiatric disabilities or co-occurring disorders through education in self, systems, and legislative advocacy skills.
We can be contacted at
ADVOCACY UNLIMITED, INC. 300 Russell Road Wethersfield, CT 06109 860-667-0460 800-573-6929 (toll-free in CT only)
Education is Advocacy Unlimited's primary mission. AU's Advocacy Education Course provides advocacy skills training to persons with, or in recovery from, psychiatric disabilities or co-occuring disorders. Focusing on self, systems, and legislative advocacy, the course also covers many important topics such as the Consumer Movement, the ADA, stigma, public speaking, and working with the media. It is one of the most comprehensive education courses in the nation for persons in recovery.
Recovery University is a 60-hour advanced training and certification program funded by the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for persons in recovery from psychiatric disabilities and co-occurring disorders. Upon successful completion of the course and the certification test, graduates will be state certified as Recovery Support Specialists, Peer Delivered Services.