Community Partners

Local Non-Opioid Pain Therapeutics Seminar

Breathe Yoga and Wellness, Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge physicians, local psychologists, and licensed massage therapists have created a seminar for practitioners that will clarify the practical use of complementary therapies available in Burke County for the purpose of broadening treatment options for patients who experience sub-acute and chronic pain. For details on the seminar…

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BSAN Meeting Minutes Jan 2017

BSAN Meeting Minutes, January 27, 2017 Forty-three people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, January 27, 2017 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. BSAN member Flynn Recovery Community board of directors member Derrick Reynolds offered the invocation. Joseph Marks, Executive Director at Burke Recovery, welcomed the group requested updates from the group: 2016…

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Partners Health Summit: Struggling with Opioid Addiction

Learn how to help people who struggle with opioid addiction and other substance use disorders at this free educational conference, sponsored by Partners Behavioral Health Management. Learn more and register HERE. This special event will provide training on: Challenges of overcoming opioid addiction How to help people avoid addiction How to support loved ones in…

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BSAN Meeting Minutes August 2016

Forty people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, August 26, 2016 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. BSAN member & Burke Recovery counselor Matikia Robinson offered the invocation. Joseph Marks, Executive Director at Burke Recovery, welcomed the group requested updates from the group: Naloxone Training Richard Owensby announced a free opioid toxicity safety…

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Alternative & Complementary Therapies: Panel + Discussion – August 26

Alternative & Complementary Therapies for Prevention & Treatment: Panel + Discussion Burke Substance Abuse Network (BSAN) gathers for our free monthly breakfast meeting this Friday, August 26, 2016 at 7:30am at the Morganton Community House. Alternative treatments for addiction are no longer, actually, alternative in the “outside of the mainstream” sense; providers, facilities, communities, are already using…

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BSAN Meeting Minutes July 29 2016

Forty-five people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, July 29, 2016 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. BSAN member Dorian Palmer offered the invocation. Joseph Marks, Executive Director at Burke Recovery, welcomed the group requested updates from the group: Montreat College –  Mike Davis, Director of Admissions for Montreat College, announced that the…

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Recovery Rally Seeks Sponsors

September is National Recovery Month and BSAN is seeking Sponsors for our first annual Recovery Rally! We are asking for partner  agencies’ and local companies’ support so that we can celebrate and spread the message that people DO ACHIEVE SUSTAINED RECOVERY from mental health concerns, alcohol, drugs, and other life challenges. Sponsorship levels are to…

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Recovery Rally Sat Sept 18

September is National Recovery Month! Join us as we celebrate and spread the message that people DO ACHIEVE SUSTAINED RECOVERY from mental health concerns, alcohol, drugs, and other life challenges. Speakers! Live music! Free food! Wall of Recovery! Games for kids and more! FREE EVENT! Saturday, September 18 // 2-6pm // Downtown Morganton Historic Courthouse…

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Save the Date: Partners Health Summit on October 14, 2016

Learn how to help people who struggle with opioid addiction and other substance use disorders at this free educational conference, sponsored by Partners Behavioral Health Management. This special event will provide training on: *   Early identification of substance use disorders *   How to help people (especially teenagers) avoid addiction *   Addiction treatment options *   How…

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BSAN Thanks Partners in Underage Drinking Initiative

BSAN Thanks our community partners who were a part of our county’s 2-year, intensive underage drinking initiative. (this full page ad, as seen in our Morganton News Herald on Sunday 6/12) These restaurants voluntarily took the Be A Responsible Server (BARS) training, contributed to our Grub Grab fundraiser, or both: 100 Main 67 Lakeside Abele’s…

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