Media Award of the Year Nominee

Media Award of the Year

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Nominee Acceptance and Consent Form

You have been nominated as RecoveryPeople's Person of the Year, which is awarded to a person or affected family member in recovery that has promoted or supported others in recovery from substance use and related mental health challenges. 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);
  • Be, at the time of the nomination, a recovery advocate, a direct recovery service provider (e.g. Peer Specialist or Recovery House Manager), and/or a recovery workforce instructor or supervisor; AND
  • Demonstrate accomplishments that reflect RecoveryPeople's mission, vision, 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