Prescription Drug Overdose Webinar Recording: The Truth about Opioids: Treating Pain in the United States : Click Here
MOMSTELL'S Pastorial Recovery Education Program will be included in the SAMHSA "In This Together: A Dialoguue about Recovery Supports for Adults and their Families"
The PREP program is designed to provide education, resources and opportunities for faith leaders and other interested community members to interact with those impacted by substance abuse/mental health. The program is foundationally based on core competencies published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 2004 as the Core Competencies for Clergy and Other Pastoral Ministers in Addressing Alcohol and Drug Dependence and the Impact on Family Members.
Rally at the Pennsylvania Capitol for Treatment and Recovery September, 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!
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