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November 18, 2015

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Save the Date!

Tree of Hope
December 16, 2015

Dedicate Ornaments Here.

40th Anniversary GalaMay 5, 2016Normandy Farm

Volunteer for The Council/PRO-ACT !!

Central Bucks:     
Email or call Steve at 215-345-6644 x3006

Southern Bucks:  
Email or call Karen at 215-788-3738 x100

Philadelphia, Chester County, Delaware County, Montgomery County:        
Email John or call 215-923-1661 
What is 

Pennsylvania Recovery Organization - Achieving Community Together (PRO-ACT) is a grassroots advocacy and recovery support initiative of The Council covering Southeastern

PRO-ACT works to reduce the stigma of addiction, ensure the availability of adequate treatment and recovery support services, and to influence public opinion and policy regarding the value of recovery.

For more information about PRO-ACT visit ourwebsite.

The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2015 is the most expansive federal, bipartisan legislation to date for addiction support services, designating between $40 million and $80 million toward advancing treatment and recovery support services in state and local communities across the country, which will help save the lives of countless people. 

CARA needs your support as it moves forward through the legislative process! Get into action and contact your Senator and Representative today and urge them to co-sponsor and support CARA!

Here is how YOU can take action:

  1. Call and Email your Senator & Representative and urge them to both co-sponsor and support CARA! Click HERE to show them your support.
  2. Organize a Community Listening Forum and other activities in your community to educate others about CARA.
  3. Track the Bill here.
Click here to find out more. And TAKE ACTION. Together we can make a difference!

Mental Health Wellness Week: November 16-22, 2014

What is Mental Health Wellness Week?
A national public campaign on mental health wellness which will:
  • Promote mental health wellness and the benefits to both the mind and body
  • Promote the benefits of mental health wellness
  • Educate communities on how to implement mental health wellness into their lives
  • Encourage communities to facilitate programs centered on mental health wellness during the week
  • Make resources available to communities/potential audiences to be used in the promotion of a mental health wellness project/event
About Mental Health Wellness Week

During Mental Health Wellness Week, hundreds of organizations throughtout the United States will host events, programs and workshops designed to meet the unique needs of their local communities.

Mental Health Wellness Week was created by Freedom From Fear, a national non-profit mental health advocacy organization. Founded in 1984, Freedom From Fear has developed and implemented a variety of similar, successful public education programs centered on mental health concerns such as National Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week which takes place the first week in May and has been a success since its inception in 1994.

For more information visit
Employment Opportunity with The Council
We are currently hiring a Full-Time Recovery Support Project Coordinator in Montgomery County.

Qualifications: Master's Degree in human service related field or demonstrated relevant experience working in the drug/alcohol and recovery field. Licensing and/or credentialing in the addiction field preferred. A minimum of 2 years organizational/supervisory experience. Knowledge of alcohol and other drug prevention with an understanding of recovery issues and peer based recovery support. Minimum of one year of successful and progressive experience in service/program delivery with a non-profit organization. Cross-cultural skills, and experience with culturally diverse populations. Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships with general public; knowledge of neighborhood community, faith, social service organizations and businesses; empowerment and group dynamics skills. Must be able to work well with people. Knowledge of multiple languages a plus. Current valid Pennsylvania driver's license, insurance and vehicle. 
Affordable Care Act

Need affordable health insurance that supports long-term recovery? The third year of open enrollment began on November 1, 2015.  

You can now compare plans and apply through!

Getting covered is essential for protecting both your health and your wallet, and now is the time to explore new plans to make sure that you are getting the most affordable and comprehensive plan for your health needs.

Don't go it alone this year when finding coverage! The Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN) can help.  PHAN has trained navigators that can help-throughout open enrollment.  Call 877-570-3642.  Or

Even if you previously enrolled in a plan, it is still important to update any changes that may have occurred, explore new plans in your area, and check out if there are any new health coverage options in which you may be eligible.
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  • Type in The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania, Inc. and click SEARCH
  • We will come up, hit SELECT
  • Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to The Council.
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