208 Recovery North is a community of people in North Idaho who are invested in the well-being of their communities and genuinely care about helping others overcome the challenges and barriers associated with substance use and behavioral health disorders. We offer STATE CERTIFIED peer-recovery support and wellness, which is person-centered and focuses on empowering individuals to work towards their own recovery goals by leveraging their strengths and motivation.
Recovery is for everyone!!
Recovery has a positive impact on families, communities, and most importantly, the individual making positive changes in their life.
Peer-based recovery support can enhance existing treatments and provide support for those who may not be receiving it otherwise.
OUR MISSION: Empowering recovery and transforming perceptions, we champion a community where behavioral health and substance use disorders are met with understanding, compassion, and connection. Drawing from the wisdom of lived experiences, we bridge individuals to vital resources, foster education, and relentlessly work to dissolve stigma, ensuring that every journey towards healing is faced with hope, acceptance, and a supportive community.
OUR VISION: To create a local culture of wellness and positivity in North Idaho that supports long-term recovery for those facing behavioral health and substance use disorders through HOPE, Empowerment, and Personal strengths.
OUR VALUES: Include the belief that recovery is a personal choice, that there are many paths to recovery, and that everyone's recovery story is valuable and can help others. We also believe that recovery is a gift and that ongoing community support is essential for successful outcomes.
Finally, we support the overall wellness of the entire person, both mentally and physically.
Serving Kootenai, Shoshone, Bonner, Benewah and Boundary Counties in North Idaho's Region 1.
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices.1 Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood
Substance use disorders are characterized by an array of mental/emotional, physical, and behavioral problems such as chronic guilt; an inability to reduce or stop consuming the substance(s) despite repeated attempts; driving while intoxicated; and physiological withdrawal symptoms
Individuals who experience a substance use disorder (SUD) during their lives may also experience a co-occurring mental disorder and vice versa
A process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential
Recovery is for EVERYBODY!!