Recovery Capital will be hosting an International Overdose Awareness Day event at the North Park Gazebo, North Water St. Kittanning, PA on August 31st, 2021
International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign to end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died and acknowledge the grief of the family and friends left behind. Time to Remember. Time to Act.
Beacon Health Options is hosting Focus Groups for persons who have used or are using substances. We want to know how we can better serve our members. Please join us. We are interested in your experiences accessing treatment.
Beacon has scheduled three focus group meetings, one for youth/young adults, one for adult members and one for families. You must be a HealthChoices member or family member.
On May 5th, 2021, four National Honor Society members from Union High School, participated in the Project Sticker Shock campaign at Rimersburg Beverage. Project Sticker Shock is designed to limit youth under 21 accessing alcohol.
There are permanent prescription drug takeback boxes available in Armstrong, Indiana, and Clarion Counties. These locations provide individuals with a secure and convenient way to dispose of controlled substances. Disposing of prescription medications helps prevent the misuse and abuse of these substances while being environmentally friendly.
On Saturday, April 24th, 2021, Armstrong Indiana Clarion Drug & Alcohol Commission along with Diamond Drug and Sheriff Fyock, collected 180 lbs. of medications to be safely disposed of for National Drug Take Back Day in Indiana County.
Naloxone (Narcan®) is available at NO COST
Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug and Alcohol Commission is committed to making Naloxone available to members of our community, particularly people that use opioids and their family and/or friends, first responders (EMS, Fire Departments, and Police), and anyone else that wants to help save the life of an individual that is experiencing an overdose emergency.
Recovery Capital is hosting an Open House!
The Open House will be Friday April 30th and Saturday May 1st from 10am to 4pm at 281 North McKean St., Kittanning, PA 16201.
Refreshments will be available. Bring your mask and join us!
GET NALOXONE MAILED TO YOU!
If you are a Pennsylvania resident and likely to be a layperson first responder to an opioid overdose emergency, you may be able to receive free naloxone by mail.
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...
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...