September – Recovery Month

Family Day, Catawba Meadows Park, Mon Sept 22, 4-7pm

“Studies have shown that parental engagement keeps children and teens on a more positive and healthy track throughout their journey to adulthood, helping them stay away from risky behaviors such as substance use and addiction.” The Burke County Health Department is the lead agency and has worked with other community partners to plan the event,…

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BSAN Meeting Notes – 8/29, 2014 – Employment Opportunities in ROCC

Burke Substance Abuse Network – Meeting Notes – August 29, 2014 Fifty-two people were present at the Morganton Community House for breakfast at 7:30 am. Ray Brewington of Transformation Journey Church gave the invocation. Jim VanHecke opened the meeting with BSAN announcements: Recovery Month – BCACD and BSAN are participating in September Recovery Month, working with coalition…

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September is National Recovery Month!

We’d like to thank our many community partners for their support of National Recovery Month through events and awareness including the Burke County Sheriff’s Department, our local faith community, Burke County Health Department, Broughton Hospital, Burke Council on Alcoholism & Chemical Dependency, Strategic Alliance for Burke Youth, Juvenile Crime Prevention Council, The Big Dog 92.1…

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Resources for Back-To-School Awareness & Support

Burke Substance Abuse Network supports families and schools as the new school year gets underway. Our list of resources includes the most updated Burke County Guide to Community Resources for Children & Families as well as a list called Critical Mental Health Resources for College Students. Please share these resources widely with your family, friends, and colleagues. Substance…

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BSAN Meeting Notes – 7/25/14 – Sept Recovery Month

Burke Substance Abuse Network July 25, 2014 Meeting Notes 52 people were present at the Community House. Jim noted that 25 people called and reported interest but who could not come but expressed interest and support. Jim VanHecke, Executive Director of Burke Council on Alcoholism Welcome and presented a song by David Roth as invocation.…

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Broughton Hospital Recovery Day – Sept 19th

Broughton Hospital Recovery Day Friday, September 19, 2014 from 9am – 3pm Weather permitting, booths will be set up outside along Scenic Drive. Broughton will be providing some “games of chance” and community agencies are being invited to set up informational booths and games/door prizes if they choose. The purpose is to Educate Staff and Patients…

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Call for Recovery Month Events Listings

September is Recovery Month In its 25th year, Recovery Month promotes the societal benefits of prevention, treatment, and recovery for mental and substance use disorders. This year’s theme, “Join the Voices for Recovery: Speak Up, Reach Out,” encourages people to openly speak up about mental and substance use disorders and the reality of recovery, and…

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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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BSAN Meeting Report – Sept 27 2013

BSAN Meeting Notes September 27, 2013 Community House, Morganton 7:30 a.m. Welcome:  Jim Van Hecke, Executive Director of Burke Council on Alcoholism & Chemical Dependency, welcomed the group. Jim reminded the group of the work that had been done up until BSAN’s summer break. Community Partner Presentation: Elizabeth Ross, Family Assessment Worker with Catawba Valley Healthy…

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