UR Way Memorial

UR Way Memorial

On May 20, 2018 at the West End-Elliot Overlook in Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Won’t Forget U is hosting the UR Way Memorial. We are excited to attend this event and take time to remember and talk with others who know all to well this horrible heartbreak. Families and...
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...
Vent… Stop The Hate!

Vent… Stop The Hate!

I need to vent… I am working on a new post about a new program getting ready to launch in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. The program, Post-Overdose Response Team (PORT), will dispatch a team after an overdose to help people get into treatment. This program is...
"Empathy is feeling with people"

"Empathy is feeling with people"

I have been on vacation for the holiday, it’s been tough. Holidays are tough times for so many people. I was able to watch and read more while on vacation. I find that listening, reading or watching is helpful for me. Understanding others’ experiences and...

Overdose Day 2017 #OverdoseAware2017

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day. Overdose Day spreads the message that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable. It is also a time to remember our loved ones who lost their battle to addiction. The world is battling a horrible epidemic of addiction....