National Take Back 2018

National Take Back 2018

**Please Share This Has Great Potential to Save a Life** This Saturday, April 28th, is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day from 10 am to 2 pm. Prescription drugs have been finding their ways on the streets and in the pockets of our youth.  After collecting more...
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...
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...
What About Alcohol?

What About Alcohol?

We are living in a time where substances and behaviors are taking control in negative and devasting ways. We have talked about the stigma of addiction and mental health many times and how this needs to stop. We have pharmaceutical companies advertising about their...