Tools for Faith-Based Community Coalitions

New: St. Agnes Church in Shepherdstown, WV, 2-part educational piece on addiction for parish bulletins.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meets holds meetings throughout the County. 2019 Schedule here.
 

Can the science of addiction ease compassion fatigue?  Op-ed  by Dr. Jennifer Zampogna, M.D.

Celebrate Recovery is a biblical-based 12-step program based on scripture rather than psychological theory. See flyer.  More info. Begins March 9th and successive Fridays at 6:30, Manor, PA.

Dept. of Health & Human Services' "Partnership Center" offers a plethora of resources, including their Practical toolkit for faith and community leaders in the face of the opioid epidemic, webinars, and the opportunity to subscribe to their newsletter.

Recent webinars:

 

Dr. Michael Horne, Psy.D., Director of Clinical Services, Catholic Charities, Diocese of Arlington, presented at a September, 2018, conference for the Diocese of Arlington (VA) on building familiy resiliency. The session took place at “Seeking Hope and Healing in the Midst of the Opioid Crisis." Watch the 43 minute video here.

Faith Forward Ministries is a faith based human service facility in Latrobe that provides people in the community with the resource, counseling, and encouragement to individuals and family who may be in need.(724) 539-7900

Jewish Alcoholics, Chemically Dependent Persons and Significant Others (JACS)  A resource center and information clearinghouse on the effects of alcoholism and drug dependency on Jewish family life.

Ministering to Those Living with Addiction-- Slide deck by Peter Kosciusko, Worcester County House of Corrections Link to Slide Deck.

Dowload NCADD's Multiple Pathways of Recovery: A Guide for Individuals & Families provides a comprehensive list of types of treatment and recovery support, information on medically assisted treatment, and more. 

National Catholic Council on Addiction resources

Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute’s (PPI) specialty is spiritually integrated psychotherapy. They offer training for clergy and social service professionals. Learn more here. 

Project Lazarus has a fact sheet for faith based organizations. Please see page 65 of their Toolkit.

Spiritual Care of the Addicted--Slide deck by Rev. Janice Ford  Link to Slide Deck

Tennessee's office of mental health and substance use has a toolkit for the faith community focusing on Recovery.

SAMHSA offers:

Spirit Life, Indian, PA, provides in-patient, non-hospital short-term medically monitored detox, treatment, and rehabilitative services for D&A and co-occurring disorders. Download their flyer here.

 

Treatment Provider List

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