Selling Peer Support Agencies to Flinty Republicans

Peer Support Agencies Fit Republican Values and Save States Money

In 2003 the Peer Support Agencies in New Hampshire faced a 60% budget cut. This is story of how grassroots advocacy restored that funding by showing how our programs save the state money. This story is extremely urgent today as Kansas almost lost funding for their peer support agencies, which are called Consumer Run Organizations, or CRO’s.

Kansas did lose all funding for their statewide network of people in recovery, which coordinates a national recognized advocacy training called the leadership academy, a truma-informed care grant, and the annual recovery conference.

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