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Mr. Phillip Valentine A.

Executive Director

CCAR

Direct Phone: (860) ***-****       

Email: p***@***.us

CCAR

198 Wethersfield Avenue

Hartford, Connecticut 06114

United States

Company Description

Since 1998 the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) has organized the recovery community (people in recovery, family members, friends and allies) to 1) put a face on recovery and 2) to provide recovery support services to help sustain recov... more

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Affiliations

At-Large Representative
Faces & Voices

Advisory Board Member
Everest Lofts

Web References (184 Total References)


"Every recovery movement needs a champion," ...

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"Every recovery movement needs a champion," said Phil Valentine, "a champion who's really passionate."

Valentine is executive director of the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery and a pioneer in a movement gaining momentum across the country, nowhere more so than in North Carolina. The recovery movement is founded on a notion that you might reasonably expect would be the guiding principle in the care for people with mental health and substance-use disorders, but isn't.
It's the belief that people with behavioral health issues should be helped to find their own routes back to good health, happiness and productivity. That medication compliance and symptom control aren't ultimate treatment goals: Recovery and reintegration are.
Valentine was referring, in that instance, to Richie Tannerhill.
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Richie Tannerhill, left, and Phil Valentine in Waynesville, where Valentine took a brief pause from his walk on the Appalachian Trail.
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Richie Tannerhill, left, with Phil Valentine, executive director of the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery.


Business Plan Helps Nonprofit Grow Margin & Mission |

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Phil Valentine

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Phil Valentine, An Entrepreneurial Leader
We met Phil Valentine, Executive Director of Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery, at one of No Margin, No Mission's Earned Income trainings last fall in Detroit. Phil was part of a group of esteemed leaders from the nationwide Recovery community who participated in our lively session to discuss entrepreneurial revenue generation for nonprofits.
Growing Margin and Mission With An Earned Income Business Plan
Phil was sufficiently impressed with our work helping nonprofits diversify revenue through entrepreneurial practices, that he decided to hire us.


The Long Road: Top Tips for Recovery - CriminalLawyer.com

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PHILLIP VALENTINE (director of Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery): Treatment centers are geared to initiate recovery and they do a great job.

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PHILLIP: Some of the biggest hurdles people face include: 1) Returning to a living situation where people are still using.
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Phillip Valentine is an accomplished speaker and presenter. He is the Executive Director of Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR).


Phil "Right Click" ...

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Phil "Right Click" Valentine, Executive Director of the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) hiked the 2,189 mile Appalachian Trail raising more than $20,000 to support recovery from alcohol and other addiction.

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Phil "Right Click" Valentine on Mount Katahdin
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Phil Valentine, 55 yeas old, in recovery from alcohol and cocaine addiction since 1987 and a CCAR employee for the last 17 years was known as "Right Click" on the Appalachian Trail because of his clicking right knee. Valentine started his trek exactly 5 years from the day he received a stage 4 cancer diagnosis. While recovering from an aggressive and successful chemotherapy and radiation treatment regimen, Valentine sensed a call to hike the Appalachian Trail, a feat that ultimately would take 189 days to achieve.
Two years prior to his start, the CCAR Board of Directors had the unusual yet inspired foresight to fully support the walk. Valentine has earned an international reputation as a leader in the new recovery advocacy movement. A plan was launched for Valentine to use this adventure to "put a face on recovery", one of the movement's central themes. He raised funds for the organization, generating more than $20,000. Valentine framed it this way, "I believe people in recovery from alcohol and other addiction go on and do extraordinary things.
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Valentine endured snow, sleet, rain, lightning, wind and high summer heat. He saw his share of wildlife and sighted 15 different bears and 4 moose; there's a photo on Instagram of Valentine, a mother bear and 2 cubs with a caption of "The elusive 3-bear selfie!"
I heard Valentine speak at a recent event. A gifted public speaker, Valentine artfully recalled many adventures. From miraculous healing to treacherous traverses, he endured the physical toll on his body that included weight loss of 56 pounds, aching muscles, throbbing joints, rashes, blisters, sprains and scrapes. He highlighted the talk with marvelous photographs that emphasized the sheer beauty of the Appalachian Trail. Valentine had the support of his family. His wife Sandy provided trail magic along the way. His 18-year-old daughter Samantha hiked 280 miles in Virginia with him and earned the trail name "Tough Love". Matthew "Riptide" Valentine (age 13) did more than 100 miles with him in Vermont. Valentine also talked about the emotional and mental stress of living on the trail for 6 months.
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All I felt was relief; I finally got to go home", Valentine said from the comfort of his home.
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Valentine is currently working on a book about his adventure. In the meantime he speaks about the journey whenever he can.


Phillip Valentine is the ...

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Phillip Valentine is the Executive Director for the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR). He has been an integral component in this Recovery Community Organization since January 1999. An accomplished speaker and presenter, he has gained recognition as a strong leader in the recovery community; in 2006 the Johnson Institute recognized his efforts with an America Honors Recovery award. In 2008, Faces and Voices of Recovery recognized CCAR with the first Joel Hernandez Voice of the Recovery Community Award as the outstanding recovery community organization in the country. In 2009, the Hartford Business Journal named him the Non-profit Executive of the Year. Currently, he is spearheading CCAR's effort to build a statewide network of Recovery Community Centers that feature innovative peer recovery support services like Telephone Recovery Support, All-Recovery Groups and Recovery Works! Employment Services. Mr. Valentine has been instrumental in the development of CCAR's highly-acclaimed videos "Putting a Face on Recovery!", "The Healing Power of Recovery" and "Legacy of Hope: Recovery Elders Video Project" all produced by Jim Mattingly of Rapid Exposure, LLC,.

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