The mission of the Westmoreland County Drug Overdose Task force

is to support community efforts to reduce overdose deaths and substance use.

The Coalition is led by Director Tim Phillips.  Reach him at

 tphillips@westmorelandca.org 724-830-3827

         

 Visit our Toolkits for resources specific to community sectors. 

Anyone can make a difference.

Anyone.

Be a difference maker for someone in recovery. 

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Upcoming Events

     

     Submit your event here.

Unity in the Community, Dec. 11, 6-8:30pm, New Creation Family Workship Center, 119 Westmoreland Ave., Greensburg. Recovery speakers, education and information. Contact ronelb724@gmail.com for more info.

An estimated 20 million Americans age 18 or older have a substance use issue. So if you're an employer, you probably already employ those struggling with the disease of addiction or their family members.

 

Our Recovery Friendly Workplace program can help you with the tools to retain good employees in a safe and healthy workplace. Learn more. 

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Recovery Friendly Workplace PA "Difference Makers" in Westmoreland County

Recurring events & Support Groups:

Bridges to Hope East; Thursdays, 7-8:30, UPMC East.

Flyer  Education and support for families with loved ones suffering from the disease of addiction.

Celebrate Recovery, A 12 Step Recovery Program

Fridays @ 7 p.m. @ 807 Ligonier St., Latrobe Pa 15650.

Fridays @ 6:30 p.m. @ 21 Broadway Ave., Manor  15665

Connections Cafe, Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm, Bolivar. Flyer

 

Fresh Hope Support Group at Faith Forward, Mondays at 7:00 p.m. For individuals dealing with Addiction, Abuse, Brokenness, or Mental Health. 338 Main St., Latrobe. Call (724) 539-7900 for more info. 

Faith Forward "Addicted to Hope"  support groups

      Mondays, 7 pm, Ligonier Flyer. 

      Tuesdays, 6:30 pm, Latrobe Info

 

Grief Support Group for Loss Due to Addiction, First Tuesdays, St. John the Evangelist, Connellsville. More info.

Family Overdose Support Group, 2nd Tuesdays, Monessen, 6-7 pm. See flyer for more info here.

Lost Dreams Awakening, New Kensington, offers a full calendar of Recovery Support Services and Training. See Fall 2018 the weekly calendar: NA, Families Anonymous (FA), Codependence Anonymous (CA), Medication Assistance Recovery Anonymous (MARA), CRS/RC Supervision

Lost Dreams Awakening Family Support Group, Thursdays,  6:00 PM.  408 8th St., Suite #5

Loving and Losing, a group for those who have lost someone to addiction; Jan. 23rd, 6:30-7:30 pm

MARA meetings (Medicated Assistance Treatment Anonymous), Wednesdays, 1-2 pm, Lost Dreams Awakening, 408 8th Street, Rear, New Kensington  15068. All are welcome!

My New Leaf Weekly Recovery Meetings --New Leaf Community Center, Bolivar. NA, NarAnon, Family Peer Recovery, more services. See flyer for schedule and more info.

NA (Narcotics Anonymous)  Find a meeting here. 

NA is a community of those in recovery helping each other stay clean. Learn more here.

Recovery Connections Cafe, Thursdays, 6:30-8:30, New Leaf Community Center, Bolivar. Flyer

Nar-Anon “First Step to Freedom" meetings will begin weekly Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at 11400 ST. Agnes, North Huntingdon PA 15642 at 7:00 p.m. in the Old Convent. Contact Mary with questions at mlwmcduke@outlook.com

Reality Tour for middle school students with their parents. Registration for all locations throughout Westmoreland County here. 

Westmoreland County Courthouse dates: 

January 29

February  26

March 26

Apri 30

May 28

September 24

October 29

November 26

Sage's Army Coffee Break, 1st Fridays, 10:30-12:30, Miller's Crossing, 216 Fourth St, Irwin. Free; contact Tina at 412-512-7236 for info.  Resumes Jan. 4th, 2019.

Sage's Army Family Reinforcement/Recovery sessions; 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 6:30-8 pm, 216 Fourth St, Irwin. Flyer

Sage's Army Grief w/o the Stigma group, 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 216 Fourth St, Irwin. Flyer

Substance Addiction Ministry group for individuals in addiction and family members, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, St. Agnes Convent, 11400 Agnes Lane, North Huntingdon. Regular meetings are the third Wednesday of each month. Details: 412-337-7455.

SMART Recovery  Every Wednesday 6 PM-7:30 PM

Excela Health Westmoreland Regional Hospital
Conference Room A
www.smartrecovery.org Questions? Contact Marcie 


 

Submit your event here.

PAStop.org gratphic

PAStop.org provides free, downloadable digital and print materials for public education.

Need help with substance use issues?  

Get live assistance 24/7 in finding treatment, getting started with insurance,  or finding a drug takeback box:  PA's Get Help Now    1-800-662-HELP (4357)

Live chat anonymously on the web.

See a list of Treatment Providers for Westmoreland County residents here.

Download trifold brochures on 

Alcohol,  Tobacco, Opioids, Amphetamines, Marijuana ,Cocaine, Benzodiazepines here.

SAMHSA's Opioid Toolkit--newly revised, June, 2018

Hope After Heroin screeshot

Click the graphic to view the WQED documentary.

The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the Westmoreland Coalition on Substance Use/Westmoreland Drug Overdose Task Force, Westmoreland County, or Westmoreland Community action of the information, products or services contained therein.  Links are provided for convenience of the user.

 

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