Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

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Award Acceptance and Consent Form

Congratulations! You have been selected to receive RecoveryPeople's Lifetime Achievement Award, which is awarded to an individual in recognition of their life’s work promoting recovery from substance use and related mental health challenges. Nominations are solicited from the Board and staff. The award recipient must:
  • Publicly self identify as a person in recovery from substance use or co-occurring issues and/or an affected family member in recovery. (Recovery is defined as a process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self- directed life, and strive to reach their full potential);
  • AND
  • Demonstrate accomplishments that reflect RecoveryPeople's mission, vision, and values.

Mission: To engage, educate and empower peer- and family-led recovery from substance use and related mental health challenges

Vision: We envision an ecosystem of recovery in every community that is accessible to everyone

Our Values:

  • Lived experience - We are a led and governed by individuals and family members in recovery
  • Participatory - We believe in participatory and grassroots engagement
  • Quality - We support fidelity to best practices
  • We pledge to be transparent, collaborative, and inclusive in the way we conduct business
  • We are focused on consumer protection
  • Integrity - We operate with a high level of integrity
  • We are action oriented and socially entrepreneurial
  • We work together and with others to weave a network that has a shared purpose
  • We authentically support equity, diversity and inclusion