Partners for Recovery (PFR) is an initiative sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). It addresses issues of national significance and is also field- and consumer-driven. The PFR initiative supports and provides technical resources to those who deliver services for the prevention and treatment of substance use and mental health disorders and seeks to build capacity and improve services and systems of care.
In 2005, PFR was broadened from a focus on addiction treatment to be a SAMHSA-wide initiative. The PFR Steering Committee, which guides and provides leadership to PFR, now includes representation from all three disciplines - substance abuse prevention, addictions treatment, and mental health.
PFR core activities include:
For more information please see our Fact Sheet (2pp, PDF, 76KB) on Partners for Recovery.
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