Act 139 Good Samaritan Law

Act 139 Good Samaritan Law

Act 139- The Good Samaritan Law with Naloxone According to the PA Department of Drug and Alcohol (DDAP): Allows first responders (law enforcement, fire fighters, EMS) or other organizations acting at the direction of a health care professional authorized to prescribe...

Nurse Navigator & Recovery Specialist Outreach Program

Nurse Navigator & Recovery Specialist Outreach Program

Summary Need: To properly address and treat patients who have concurrent substance abuse and chronic healthcare issues. Intervention: A referral system was created that utilizes Community Health Workers (CHWs) in a drug and alcohol treatment setting. Results: This...

Armstrong County Veterans Treatment Court

Armstrong County Veterans Treatment Court

The Court will be participating with the Armstrong County District Attorney, the Office of the Public Defender, the Probation Department, and other community organizations in order to identify qualified veterans. Veterans who participate will come before judges on a...

Rural Responses To The Opioid Crisis In Southwestern Pennsylvania

Rural Responses To The Opioid Crisis In Southwestern Pennsylvania

The MARTI institute is proud to release its report “Rural Responses to the Opioid Crisis in Southwestern Pennsylvania.” The study was funded by the Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission with funds from the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol...