South Pittsburgh Opioid Action Coalition

Nearly a dozen people have overdosed in Carrick in the last month, many of them in the bathrooms of businesses along the Brownsville Road corridor. The addiction epidemic is ravaging our neighborhoods and taking to many lives. We are witnessing this first hand in our...

Let's Talk NarcanThank you Rich for joining me on this great conversation tonight. FAVOR Greenville This is the map I was talking about, celebrating lost loved ones.https://www.arcgis.com/apps/StoryMapCrowdsource/index.html?appid=19f5247b5bd043dda9a25b22c0919760

Posted by Sunflower Effect on Friday, May 5, 2017

Narcan Saves Lives

Friday, April 5th Richard Jones and I discussed Narcan and the current “soap boxes” on Facebook. The Facebook meme that I have seen compares Narcan to Chemotherapy and the Epipen. All of these medicines are very important and need to be readily available....

We Have To Get LOUDER

An 11-year-old girl was taken to the hospital Wednesday after a suspected overdose, a Pittsburgh police spokeswoman said Thursday. When I saw this on my news feeds I was in shock. An 11 year! I am so afraid that we are only in the beginning of this horrific epidemic...

Let's Talk Narcan

There is a lot of talk about Narcan, so let’s have a conversation about Narcan. Is Narcan free? What are Narcan Parties (are they real)? Join us Friday (April 5, 2017 at 7PM EST) for a Facebook Live Conversation about Narcan. I invite you to join the...

Speak Out.. Advocate

“I believe we can do this. I believe we change the world. I truly believe that in my heart, with each individual person,” Rainaldi said. We must all speak out for what we believe in. Advocating with your heart is so important to raise awareness and help...