Rx Abuse – Project Lazarus

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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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 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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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 Notes – June 24, 2016

BSAN Meeting Minutes, June 24, 2016 Forty-six people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, June 24, 2016 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Matikia Robinson from Burke Recovery offered the invocation. Joseph Marks, Executive Director at Burke Recovery, welcomed the group requested updates from the group: Project Lazarus – Richard Owensby of Table…

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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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Operation Medicine Drop, Morganton 3/21

Operation Medicine Drop is planned for Monday, March 21 from 4-6pm at the Morganton Burke Senior Center at 501 N. Green Street in Morganton. If you would like to volunteer please email bcacdsarah@gmail.com. The Burke County Narcotics Task Force partners with Safe Kids North Carolina, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the RxEAP Task force to collect and safely destroy these…

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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 Minutes, December 2015

BSAN Meeting Minutes, December 2015 Thirty five people were present at the Morganton Community House on Friday, December 18, 2015 for this 7:30am breakfast meeting. Joe Marks, Community Relations Director for Burke Recovery, welcomed the group and requested announcements about BSAN partner updates. Good Samaritan Clinic – Kim James announced that Burke Health Network has…

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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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