4D partners with a number of organizations whose mission is to expand the recovery services available to our community. These include:
Recovery High School Initiative: Harmony Academy
4D has recognized a need in the community, a gap in services for our teenagers facing addiction. After partnering with the Alano Club of Portland to screen a documentary about recovery high schools, 4D’s executive director Tony Vezina was invited to become a member of the Oregon Recovery High School Initiative Board of Directors.
Harmony Academy is Oregon’s first recovery high school, serving students in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington Counties. Its mission is to provide a safe, sober and supportive gold-standard education for youth in recovery — a place where they can develop the skills and strengths needed for personal, academic, vocational, and community success.
4D is a proud member of Oregon Recovers — a statewide coalition of people in recovery uniting to transform Oregon healthcare and help it to become known as the Recovery State. Tony Vezina is a co-founder and a steering committee member. 4D understands that a more robust addiction treatment service continuum will create the opportunities needed for young people in Oregon to recovery.
Together Oregon Recovers will bring world-class prevention, treatment, and recovery support services to Oregonians suffering from the disease of addiction.
MetroPlus Association of Addiction Peer Professionals
4D proudly hosts MetroPlus Association of Addiction Peer Professionals (MAAPP) meetings. These monthly meetings provide continuing education to the Addiction Peer Professional fields, update peers on services, and coordinate efforts for the improvement of those working in recovery by implementing best-practice guidelines. Tony Vezina is a member of the association’s Board of Directors.
Through the MAAPP’s budget, 4D staff was an integral part in the development of a Youth Substance Use Disorder Peer Service Best Practice Manual.
The Mental Health and Addiction Certification Board of Oregon
The Mental Health and Addiction Certification Board of Oregon (formerly ACCBO) was founded in 1977 with the mission of certifying behavioral health professionals through competency-based evaluation of education, experience, and exams. 4D’s Executive Director brings his knowledge of peer services to the super star board of directors.