Advocate Profiles – Help Requested

Advocate Profiles – Help Requested

Since we lost Amber on June 4, 2015, we have meet some amazing and wonderful people that are fighting hard to save others. They have passion and dedication and work tirelessly, the majority of them do this on a volunteer basis. All of them do this because they believe...
SPOAC – Meeting Update

SPOAC – Meeting Update

Last night I attend the first South Pittsburgh Opioid Action Coalition (SPOAC) Meeting of 2018. The meeting was full of great information and very passionate conversation. SPOAC started about six months ago and is facilitated by PA Opioid Overdose Reduction Technical...
Change The World with Sunflower Effect

Change The World with Sunflower Effect

Personally, I have been around recovery programs for the majority of my life. Having family members who suffer with addiction and myself battling with drug abuse for a time, I know the horrible battle. I have severe depression and anxiety, suffering from panic attacks...
Let’s Make A Difference!

Let’s Make A Difference!

Ever since we lost Amber I knew what my mission was. I had to stand up and help people suffering with mental illness (including addiction). I never thought of it, but I guess I also suffer from mental illness. I have been battling depression for years, I suffer severe...
Post Overdose Response Team Coming to South Hills of Pittsburgh

Post Overdose Response Team Coming to South Hills of Pittsburgh

I was very honored when Natalia Rudiak reached out to me about joining a new task force, The South Pittsburgh Opioid Action Coalition (SPOAC). Many members of Pittsburgh’s South Hills joined together that are passionate about helping fight this epidemic and...