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Advocacy & Outreach

Amplifying voices, fostering inclusivity, and driving impactful change through MPAC's dedicated efforts in community engagement and advocacy initiatives.

Become a Volunteer

Are you interested in making an MPAC in the community?
Join the volunteer MPAC Outreach Team.
Volunteer interest meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month.

View the event calendar for details.


For more information contact:

mpacalp@gmail.com

Attn: Marie Conn

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Ongoing Advocacy Priorities

 

MPAC continues to advocate, organize and build capacity for inclusive policies related to recovery support services & social justice and change to include but not limited to: 

  • Increase access to recovery, mental and behavioral support services 

  • Wage equality for Peer Workforce 

  • Bridge the gap for the digital divide 

  • Funding for Peers in Recovery Residences 

  • Increase access to funding for recovery community-based organizations

  • Medicaid Billable Services for Peers

  • Increase access to crisis services for individuals in and or seeking recovery 

  • Increase access for Youth, Youth Adult & Family Recovery Support Services 

  • Overdose Prevention, Harm Reduction, and Narcan Access 

  • Decriminalization & Reentry Services 

  • Racial Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion  

  • Organizational & ProfessionalTraining Development for Peers 

Peer Training
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Workgroups

 

In addition, our members participate in the following workgroups:

 

  • Healing City Baltimore 

  • Greater Baltimore Regional Integrated Crisis System GBRICS Leadership 

  • CQT Crisis Services Steering Committee

  • Innovations in Recovery through Infrastructure Support IRIS

  • National Council on Behavioral Health for Racial Equality

  • Peer Resite for Maryland 

Peer Employment & Certification
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Outreach 

Our members participate in the following outreach efforts:

 

  • Recovery Voter Registration

  • Overdose Prevention

  • Community Clean ups

  • Recovery Community Listening Sessions

  • Street Outreach

Peer Testing
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Affiliations

  • Open Society Institute Baltimore

  • Baltimore Harm Reduction

  • Bridges Coalition

  • Hey Peers 

  • Association for Recovery High Schools, ARMS

  • Recovery Advocacy Project, RAP

  • Maryland Department of Health Overdose Response Program, ORP

  • Faces & Voices of Recovery Association of Recovery Community Organizations, ARCO

  • Maryland Association of Recovery Community Organizations, ARCO 

"Together we can make a difference." MPAC

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