a state of wellness that is better than the state you were in before. TM
One Voice recovery
We strive to empower individuals and end stigmas regarding people who use drugs, people in recovery and those affected by HIV, viral hepatitis and mental illness. We provide comprehensive services to assist people in achieving their highest level of personal empowerment.
People who use drugs deserve compassion and respect.
Disease is prevented when individuals are empowered.
Disparities must be addressed to empower individuals.
Recovery is a reality for individuals, families and communities.
There are many pathways of recovery and individual choice must be honored
Harm reduction is a valid pathway of recovery
People can't be forced to recover.
Recovery is a process and not an event.
Recovery thrives in empowered communities.
Recovering individuals and our allies are part of the solution.
Decisions made about how to treat anyone should not be made without their input
We recognize the interconnectedness of individuals, families and communities.
We celebrate diversity.
We value quality of service and active citizenship.
We advocate to end discrimination, stigma and criminalization
We strive for excellence through collaboration
We value community partnerships.
We value the willingness to dialogue
We advocate to remove barriers to any support that empowers people
We continually evaluate, monitor, and address ways to improve and evolve
We are accountable to ensure resources are used responsibly, effectively, and ethically.
We lead by example