Intervention, Referral & Screening

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 – Feb 2016

BSAN Meeting Minutes, February 2016 Forty people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, February 26, 2016 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Joe Marks, Community Relations Director for Burke Recovery, welcomed the group. Derrick Reynolds offered the invocation. Joe Marks asked BSAN members for updates. Abundant Life Ministry Outreach Event Joshua Singleton from…

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BSAN Meeting Report, Integrated Hub Models, 6/27/2014

Burke Substance Abuse Network – Meeting Notes – June 27, 2014 Fifty-four people attended the meeting on 6/27/14 at 7:30am at the Morganton Community House. Dr. Jasper Hemphill offered the invocation. Jim Van Hecke welcomed the group and asked that sector leaders give an update on action items. Bruce Cannon from Cannon Pharmacy announced that the…

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How our recovering community is changing lives

There are many ways to support our recovery oriented community of care. Please view BCACD’s online newsletter here. Dear Friends of Burke Council on Alcoholism & Chemical Dependency, “I quit using drugs and have never felt better and more hopeful in my life.” “Our family is back together…..thanks to the help we received at Burke…

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BSAN Meeting Report, Nov 22 2013

BSAN Meeting Notes Friday November 22, 2013 Community House, Morganton 7:30 a.m. Invocation was led by Rev. Frances King of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. New Members introduced themselves. Jim Van Hecke greeting the group and invited announcements, which included: Deb Heck from Partners Behavioral Health announced that Catawba County is starting meetings for the county’s Project…

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BSAN Presentation Slides Available for Use

Burke Substance Abuse Network presentation slides are available for use by anyone in the community who is sharing a message with an organization, business, or group about BSAN’s network or activities, information for providers, families, support services, or opportunities in the community. Please use these images to create your own PowerPoint slides or share as appropriate via…

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Heavy drinking may be an unfortunate consequence of progress for women

  This article from NBC’s Health on Today, by Jenny Deam. Do you drink to that … and that … and that? Haley Bakker, 25, doesn’t have a drinking problem. Sure, the public relations associate regularly hits the Chicago bar scene with friends and frequently sips cocktails at business events. And sure, the drink she…

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Author, William Moyers, writes book on his recovery

Now What? An Insider’s Guide to Addiction and Recovery Available October 30, 2012 Author: William Cope Moyers, author of NYT best seller Broken Forword by Judith and Bill Moyers Description: Addiction and recovery insider and expert William Cope Moyers answers the question “Now What?” for addicts and their loved ones, every step of their journey from contemplation…

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Seeking events, stories for Sept. Recovery Month

Burke Substance Abuse Network (BSAN) would like to include your event, story, or special service in our September Recovery Month communications.  We are planning several important efforts for this month, including a public service announcement, special bulletins, yoga on the courthouse lawn, and a panel discussion featuring special guests at the September BSAN Breakfast (Friday,…

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Speaker from Life Center of Galax on Bath Salts – BSAN Mtg – Fri May 25

Please join us for the next meeting of Burke Substance Abuse Network when Kristine Nutt with Life Center of Galax will speak on “Spice, K-2 and Bath Salts–An Overview.”  This is a very relevant topic for us as we expand our awareness of critical issues facing our community. Burke Substance Abuse Network “Spice, K-2 and Bath…

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