What is the cost to become a member of YPR?
There is no cost to become a YPR member, however we do accept donations which you can be submitted by clicking on “Donate” at the top of the page.
Do I have to be a young person / what constitutes a “young person?”
YPR has no age requirements and embraces anyone that wants to become involved in the recovery movement.
Can anyone get involved; or do I have to be in recovery?
Young People in Recovery has a variety of members, including people in recovery, those with family members or friends in recovery, or allies and supporters of recovery.
What are the benefits to getting involved with YPR?
There are inherent personal and community benefits when getting involved. Those who do are provided a platform to make an impact on their community by providing others with resources that they may not have previously had access to.
How much of a time commitment is required if I want to get involved?
Our chapter leaders volunteer at least five hours per week, and our members volunteer at least five hours a month.
I can’t currently volunteer my time, is there another way I can support YPR?
Yes, you can support YPR’s mission by becoming a supporter on our home page. You will receive regular updates about national events and campaigns.
Is YPR a 501c3 organization? If so, what does that mean in terms of fundraising?
YPR is a 501c3 organization, which means all donations are tax-deductible. All funds raised by chapters are appropriated to that chapter.
I currently work for a substance use disorder treatment provider, what possible ways can we work together?
Many of our chapters are affiliated with other recovery related organizations within the communities they serve. If you’d like to see what unique opportunities exist for collaboration, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.