Prescription Drug Overdose Webinar Recording:
The Truth about Opioids: Treating Pain in the United States : Click Here
Rally at the Pennsylvania Capitol for Treatment and Recovery Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Hundred and hundreds of family members, Recovery Organizations and people in recovery lined the Capitol Rotunda to stand up for the Hope of Recovery. Legislators, cabinet members and Governor Wolf spoke crowd. What an inpsirational moment They cry for treatment and recovery funding, addressing the heroin/opioid epidemic, and even going after the big phamasutical copies were heard loud and clear! Let the Coalition Building begin!
MOMSTELL Board Members Participates in "In This Together: A Dialoguue about Recovery Supports for Adults and their Families"
Sharon LeGore and Shannon CrossBear attended the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration's (SAMHSA) Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy(BRSS-TACS) 2 day meeting to participate in a dialogue with other family members and adults in recovery to discuss the critical role of family in the recovery process and issues encountered by families with regard to recovery supports. Together they all explored promising strategies for increasing and expanding recovery supports and develop recommendations for SAMHSA
Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) 20 Minute Guide For Parents
CRAFT: 20 Minute Guide CRAFT is a skills-based program that impacts families in multiple areas of their lives, including self-care, pleasurable activities, problem solving, and goal setting. CRAFT teaches family and friends effective strategies for helping their loved one to change and for feeling better themselves and works to affect the loved one’s behavior by changing the way the family interacts with him or her."Interactive Guide" CRAFT Video
If you or someone you know needs help with heroin use, call: Toll-Free Helpline at 1-855-DRUGFREE or visit the website drugfree.org/heroin.
MOMSTELL President has daughters story told on the U.S. Senate Floor
Sharon LeGore has her daughters story told on the U.S. Senate Floor: Senator Mitch McConnell told the Story of Angie before the final vote regarding the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) To hear Senator McConnells statement : Click Here
MOMSTELL President Goes to Capitol Hill
Sharon LeGore, MOMSTELL President/Founder went to Washington DC this week to tell her story of the loss of her daughter to a heroin overdose and advocate for the passage and funding of the opioid legislation CARA. She testified before a Congressional Hearing with Families Impacted by the Opioid Epidemic and then again spoke at the National Press conference Thursday. The first picture of this article, Mrs. LeGore is speaking at the podium Addiction's Toll: 129 Families Share Their Loss
Partnership for Drug Free Kids Responds to Youth RX with "Breaking Points" Short Film:
New Research: Stress, Anxiety Play Large Role in Life of Teens, Many Resort to Using Rx Medicine Not Prescribed to Them to Cope With Daily Pressures. To view the Trailer, click on: Breaking Points Trailer