Amber K. Mersing Foundation, Inc. operating as The Sunflower Effect was created in memory Amber, a beautiful, intelligent, caring young women who lost her battle to addiction.
Amber touched the heart of everyone that she came in contact with. Throughout her battles with depression and addiction, she wanted to help others.
Sunflower Effect News and Updates We have been hard at work on several little projects and are excited to be part of change, together we can change the world. This is something that we believe deep in our hearts. There are so many wonderful advocates fighting the...read more
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...read more
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...read more
Do you know what your mental health needs are? I have been talking to my friend Bipolar Barbie a lot, she is a very inspiring woman who really makes me think. I like to think through and understand as much as possible. Keeping an open mind is very important, you can't...read more
We are proud to be partnering with Bipolar Barbie on her mission to make conversations about mental illness normal.
Please support her at Attitude Apparel by Bipolar Barbie, she is a major contributor to Sunflower Effect.
- End the stigma with addiction and mental illness
- Educate people on the epidemic and this health crisis
- Celebrate recovery