Our Mission & Impact

Making a Positive Difference in the Lives of Those Affected by Addiction

Our Mission

Support, inspire and empower those affected by substance use disorder.

Our Goals

To provide resources, guidance and support for individuals and families to receive the quality care they deserve

To walk with individuals on their path to recovery from drugs and alcohol

To empower our youth to make healthy decisions and prevent substance use disorder

To build an active community of recovery advocates across the United States to bring positive awareness to the disease of addiction

Our Mission

Support, inspire and empower those affected by substance use disorder.

Our Goals

To provide resources, guidance and support for individuals and families to receive the quality care they deserve

To walk with individuals on their path to recovery from drugs and alcohol

To empower our youth to make healthy decisions and prevent substance use disorder

To build an active community of recovery advocates across the United States to bring positive awareness to the disease of addiction

Since 2011, Herren Project has awarded over
$4,659,661
in-kind treatment scholarships to individuals seeking recovery from substance use disorder

Since 2011, Herren Project has awarded over
$4,659,661
in-kind treatment scholarships to individuals seeking recovery from substance use disorder

Individual Recovery Services

Herren Project was started with one person reaching out for help to find the treatment they deserved to recover from addiction. Since that time, Herren Project has assisted 2,823 men and woman with treatment options with 1,137 choosing to take the first step towards recovery from drugs and alcohol. We have advocated for over $4.6 million in treatment scholarships and awarded 610 recovery scholarships. Many still continue celebrating long-term recovery. We are committed to walking with those we support from the beginning and throughout their recovery journey.

Cody’s Story

Once Cody received support from Herren Project, he was able to overcome the disease of addiction and take back his life. Now, Cody embodies the strength and joy in recovery. He participates in various Herren Project alumni events and urges anyone in need of support to reach out to Herren Project.

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Individual Recovery Services

Herren Project was started with one person reaching out for help to find the treatment they deserved to recover from addiction. Since that time, Herren Project has assisted 2,823 men and woman with treatment options with 1,137 choosing to take the first step towards recovery from drugs and alcohol. We have advocated for over $4.6 million in treatment scholarships and awarded 610 recovery scholarships. Many still continue celebrating long-term recovery. We are committed to walking with those we support from the beginning and throughout their recovery journey.

Cody’s Story

Once Cody received support from Herren Project, he was able to overcome the disease of addiction and take back his life. Now, Cody embodies the strength and joy in recovery. He participates in various Herren Project alumni events and urges anyone in need of support to reach out to Herren Project.

MORE ABOUT CODY

Cody's Recovery Story

1,137
individuals placed in treatment facilities with Herren Project’s assistance

1,686
individuals were given treatment placement options

610
individuals received a scholarship for treatment placement

3567
individuals reached out for help and support from the treatment team

1,137
individuals placed in treatment facilities with Herren Project’s assistance

1,686
individuals were given treatment placement options

610
individuals received a scholarship for treatment placement

3567
individuals reached out for help and support from the treatment team

Recovery Housing Program

Early on we saw an opportunity to make an even greater impact on the recovery of the men and women we were working with. Wanting to provide the best chance at recovery we introduced recovery housing and coaching scholarships in 2015.

Since that time, 599 scholarships have been awarded. In 2019, 72% of our recipients achieved a minimum of 90 days in sobriety.

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61% of individuals placed in treatment after reaching out for help

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72% recovery scholarship completion rate

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599
recovery housing scholarships awarded

Recovery Coaching icon

377
individuals received free recovery coaching

Recovery Housing Program

Early on we saw an opportunity to make an even greater impact on the recovery of the men and women we were working with. Wanting to provide the best chance at recovery we introduced recovery housing and coaching scholarships in 2015.

Since that time, 599 scholarships have been awarded. In 2019, 72% of our recipients achieved a minimum of 90 days in sobriety.

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61% of individuals placed in treatment after reaching out for help

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72% recovery scholarship completion rate

Recovery housing icon

651
recovery housing scholarships awarded

Recovery Coaching icon

518
individuals received free recovery coaching

Family Support

Herren Project recognizes the importance of family support and education in the treatment and healing of substance use disorder. Statistics show that when loved ones receive support in parallel, the chances of long-term recovery go up. Through one-on-one coaching and support groups, over 1,000 families were able to receive the support they need and deserve.

Patti’s Story

Patti reached out to Herren Project for guidance and support after years of struggling with her son’s addiction. She credits Herren Project’s support group and Team Herren Project for supporting her and providing the tools to cope with her son’s illness in a healthy way and helping her become more rooted in her own wellbeing.

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Family Support

Herren Project recognizes the importance of family support and education in the treatment and healing of substance use disorder. Statistics show that when loved ones receive support in parallel, the chances of long-term recovery go up. Through one-on-one coaching and support groups, over 1,300 families were able to receive the support they need and deserve.

Patti’s Story

Patti reached out to Herren Project for guidance and support after years of struggling with her son’s addiction. She credits Herren Project’s support group and Team Herren Project for supporting her and providing the tools to cope with her son’s illness in a healthy way and helping her become more rooted in her own wellbeing.

MORE ABOUT PATTI

Pattis story

677
people registered for online support groups

1,100
healing packages have been delivered to families

651
families received one-on-one support & guidance

14
different support groups and recovery meetings

677
people registered for online support groups

1,100
healing packages have been delivered to families

651
families received one-on-one support & guidance

14
different support groups and recovery meetings

Prevention & Wellness

An important goal of the Herren organizations is to change the conversation around addiction. At Herren Project, that goal is about the prevention of addiction in our young people. Through empowerment and wellness initiatives we strive to give our kids the tools they need to make healthy choices to live a happy, fulfilling life substance-free.

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$53,000
awarded in scholarships and grants for high school seniors

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176
schools registered for Herren Project Clubs

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4612
emails received from students reaching our for help

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Team Herren Project

We know the power of peer support and community in the recovery of addiction and in breaking the stigma. Team Herren Project is vital to this goal. Through this program we are building an active community of recovery advocates across the country to bring positive awareness to the disease of addiction and celebrating recovery, healing and empowerment.

800 members of the Team Herren Project community

250 races and events completed by Team Herren Project

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OUR IMPACT

Annual Reports

Herren Project was founded in 2011 and since them we have helped thousands of people across the country through our individual recovery services, family support services, prevention and wellness initiatives and Team Herren Project. Thanks to our donors, we have become a trusted resource for addiction recovery and prevention in New England and nationwide.

Annual Reports

Herren Project was founded in 2011 and since them we have helped thousands of people across the country through our individual recovery services, family support services, prevention and wellness initiatives and Team Herren Project. Thanks to our donors, we have become a trusted resource for addiction recovery and prevention in New England and nationwide.

2020 Annual Report
Annual Report 2019
Herren Project Annual Report
Herren Project 2016 Annual Report
Herren Project 2015 Annual Report

“Living life in recovery has been a miracle. It takes time and I was given that gift.” – Chris Herren

“Living life in recovery has been a miracle. It takes time and I was given that gift.” – Chris Herren