UMBRELLA SOCIETY – 2023 Grant Recipient

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Embarking on the path to recovery from addiction is a challenging journey, often marked by sincere attempts at quitting and extended periods of abstinence. Yet, for many individuals grappling with addiction, the realization dawns that doing it alone is not always possible. In these moments of vulnerability, Umbrella Outreach emerges as a beacon of hope, providing comprehensive support, guidance, and advocacy to those navigating the intricate terrain of addiction recovery.

At the heart of Umbrella Outreach is a team of compassionate individuals, each with a personal connection to the journey of recovery. Whether they are in recovery themselves or have been profoundly affected by addiction, the team members intimately understand the trials, setbacks, and triumphs that characterize the path to sobriety. It is this shared experience that lays the foundation for authentic connections, fostering trust and rapport crucial for open, honest, and vulnerable exchanges—a transformative catalyst in the healing process from addiction.

Umbrella Society adopts a client-centered approach in every interaction, actively providing peer support, assistance with day-to-day problem-solving, and guidance through the labyrinth of available services and resources. The organization is committed to helping individuals find suitable mental health supports, creating a holistic support system that addresses the multifaceted challenges of addiction recovery.

Recognizing that a one-size-fits-all approach does not suffice, Umbrella Outreach tailors its assistance to each individual’s unique needs. This includes facilitating referrals to Detox, supportive recovery programs, sober living environments, and residential treatment facilities. By comprehensively addressing the diverse needs of those seeking recovery, Umbrella Outreach aims to be a guiding light in their journey toward lasting healing and sobriety.

Umbrella Society extends its gratitude to the Courtnall Society for their unwavering support of the Outreach Program. With the generous funds received, Umbrella will enhance its youth outreach team, focusing on supporting individuals under the age of 24 dealing with mental health and substance use issues. This vital support ensures that young individuals facing these challenges receive the specialized care and attention necessary for their unique journey toward recovery.

Umbrella Outreach stands as a testament to the power of understanding, empathy, and shared experience in the realm of addiction recovery. By actively supporting individuals on their path to sobriety, Umbrella Outreach is making a meaningful impact on the lives of those affected by addiction, one step at a time.

Lives Umbrella Society has helped in 2023

The Courtnall Society for Mental Health supports Umbrella’s belief that recovery benefits us all and everyone deserves access to resources, support, and the opportunity to change their lives.

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