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December 9, 2015
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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.

Today, advocates throughout the country will be calling Members of Congress and asking them to support S. 523/H.R. 953, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) of 2015.

CARA is a bill with strong bipartisan support that offers a comprehensive, compassionate response to addiction.

It is important that Congress acts now to address the addiction epidemic as legislative days are running out! 

1. Find out if your Members of Congress have co-sponsored CARA HERE.

2. If they have, send them an email thanking them for their support. Personalize it to tell them why it is important to you in your hometown and state.

3. If they haven't, call their office in Washington DC and speak to their legislative staffer.  Tell them why it is important to you in your hometown, state, or organization. Be brief and to the point.
Use THIS LINK to make the call.
Bucks County Overdose Prevention & Education Collaborative (BCOPE)
The Council is proud host the Bucks County Overdose Prevention & Education Collaborative (BCOPE)  working towards reducing the impact communities have endured from the heroin pandemic. One of the primary goals for BCOPE is to educate the community on opioid overdose prevention. BCOPE has been educating the public on how to access and administer Naloxone since ACT 139 was enacted in November 2014. Act 139 opened access for your average citizen to obtain Naloxone (Narcan) by means of prescription from a medical doctor for "anyone who may be in a position to save a life". The enactment of this legislation has saved numerous lives here in Bucks County, however the naloxone (Narcan) that was being prescribed to individuals and family members was in the same form as what EMT's, hospitals and police carried and utilized. In essence, it was not very user friendly and could be intimidating for an untrained individual to use during an emergency. 

As of last week 10-29-15 Governor Tom Wolf's administration signed a state wide standing order for intranasal naloxone. What this has allowed for is not only improved access by means of the over the counter availability but it also opened the door for a new user friendly FDA approved form of Naloxone (Narcan).Narcan Nasal Spray has been made easier to administer since no assembly is required, it is pre-packaged, easy to open and relatively inexpensive and does not require any formal training.

Pricing varies for the NARCAN® (naloxone hydrochloride) nasal spray. Average price for the two pack 2mg per dose seems to start around the $41.00 price point. It is suggested you call around for best price.

If you have any questions regarding BCOPE's efforts in your community or would like to inquire about a naloxone training or other events in the community, please visit the BCOPE site for access to a County Wide Event Calendar as well as opioid overdose information and the new standing order. If you would like to join BCOPE's collaborative contact David Fialko atDfialko@councilsepa.org215-230-8218 x3162 or visit our website for "next meeting details".
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