Intervention

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 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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Carolinas Conference for continuing ed credits, community building, recovery resources

17th Annual Carolinas Conference on Addiction and Recovery will be held at First United Methodist Church in Morganton, NC November 2-6, 2015 Hosted by Burke Recovery Presented by Addiction Recovery Institute and South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Services Click HERE for partial listing on special speakers, links to more speaker details, and registration…

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Recovery Month Update & BSAN Mtg Minutes – Sept 2015

BSAN Meeting Minutes, September 2015 Fifty people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, September 25, 2015 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Burke Recovery Board member Joshua Singleton offered the invocation. Joe Marks of Burke Recovery welcomed the group and began the meeting by welcoming the new United Way of Burke County, Chasity…

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Webinar 8/18 on children, families, finding help

Below is information on a webinar in the 9-part series entitled, Understanding Addiction and Supporting Recovery, from the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA).  The next webinar will be held on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 2:00 PM ET.  If you need further information or have any questions, please contact Mary Beth Collins at mbcollins@nacoa.org. Helping the…

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Local news covers local conditions, BCACD is now Burke Recovery

In a three-part series on prescription drug abuse this week, the Morganton News Herald spoke with treatment providers, health experts, law enforcement, and families with first-hand experience with drug abuse. This well-rounded series started Sunday and covered key problems followed by an important announcement: BCACD is now known as Burke Recovery, to more succinctly describe…

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BSAN Meeting Notes – Friday March 27, 2015

Burke Substance Abuse Network Meeting Notes March 27, 2015 Fifty-five people were present at this meeting held at 7:30am at First United Methodist Church. Rev. Derrick Reynolds, Flynn Recovery Community Board member, offered the invocation. Introductions and updates were made around the room. These included: Ashley Simmons with the Burke County Health Department announced that…

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