We must be united in the war against addiction! My mission is to unite organizations,support groups, and everyone else who needs a helping hand. I am here to educate equip and develop a Recovery resource Network. My hope is that everyone gets the help they need and no one is left behind or alone in their fight for freedom from addiction. Join me and lets fight the good fight! Our Philosophy: Instigate, Agitate, Educate, and Liberate!
“Beautiful Boy,” in theaters October 12, is a powerful, poignant and heartbreaking film, combining the memoirs of David Sheff and his son, Nic Sheff. A story of addiction told through the eyes of a father, a family’s struggle is driven by fear, heartache, determination, hope and unconditional love. Our hope is that this film will help to change hearts and minds and reduce the stigma and shame too often felt by families.
Winter Wish Gala to Be Hosted by Award-Winning Journalist Soledad O’Brien
Join us at our annual Winter Wish Gala, our most critical fundraising event for the families we serve, on Tuesday, December 4 at Gotham Hall in New York City. Serving as the evening’s Mistress of Ceremonies will be Soledad O’Brien, philanthropist, award-winning journalist, anchor, producer and CEO of Starfish Media Group. O’Brien is also the host of “Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien,” Hearst Television’s acclaimed weekly syndicated show.
Annual Report 2017 Highlights: Making It Easier than Ever to Get Help
For families who are concerned about a loved one’s substance use, connection, community and support are more important than ever. In 2017, our expanding Parent Helpline and services continued to be a lifeline for millions of families, including our Parent Coach program that grew to more than 200 volunteers nationwide.
“Don’t Deny Me” Campaign Empowers Consumers to Speak Up About Illegal Insurance Denials of Mental Health & Addiction Treatment
Most Americans must rely on their health insurance to get help for mental health and substance use disorders. When coverage is denied, patients or their loved ones suffer a tremendous financial burden to pay for treatment out-of-pocket. This contributes to skyrocketing rates of suicides and overdoses that are devastating families nationwide. We’re teaming up with the “Don’t Deny Me” campaign to spark a consumer-driven movement to enforce The Federal Parity Law, which requires most insurers to cover illnesses of the brain, such as depression or addiction.