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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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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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May 27, 2016 BSAN Meeting Notes

BSAN Meeting Minutes, May 27, 2016 Forty people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, May 27, 2016 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Joseph Marks, Executive Director at Burke Recovery, welcomed the group asked for BSAN member updates: Project Lazarus – Julie Causby from AccessCare reported that Project Lazarus completed their poster contest…

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Summer Break & Substance Use, Summit Community Church Sun 5/15

Kids in the sun… parents in the dark. Sunday, May 15, 5:30-7pm (doors open at 5pm) at Summit Community Church (Free Event!) 407 South Green Street, Morganton, 28655 Please share this Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/588574441319573/ Parents: Do you understand teen culture? How do you communicate with your kids? Prizes will be awarded to three winning parents: $100, $50,…

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April 2016 BSAN Meeting Minutes

Forty people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, April 29, 2016 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Derrick Reynolds, Board Member at Flynn Recovery Community, offered the invocation. Joseph Marks, Community Relations Director at Burke Recovery, welcomed the group and presented a few updates as central to our coalition’s mission: The News Herald…

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RxEAP Task Force Meeting Minutes 12/7/15

RxEAP Task Force Minutes – December 7, 2015  Attendance: Rhonda Cook, Sarah Dergins, Becky Finney, Joe Marks, Kevin McKenna, Richard Owensby, April Pope, and Steve Whisenant Updates: I. Personal Lock Boxes A. Secured $2,000 of funding for personal lock boxes. Task force reviewed      two size options and decided to order 25 large boxes…

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