Youth

Youth Health Coalition

Burke Recovery is launching the Burke County’s first youth health coalition! Youth will work together to improve the health of the community. They will  tackle issues like nutrition, drug use prevention, and creating safe and healthy places to work and play in Burke County. Youth will prioritize the health needs of the County and work…

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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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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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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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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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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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Students participate in Sticker Shock, underage drinking prevention

Special to The News Herald: Monday, May 23, 2016 12:08 pm | Updated: 12:19 pm, Mon May 23, 2016. Full article HERE. On Saturday, 10 students from Draughn High School’s Students Against Destructive Decisions Club went to four different businesses that sell alcoholic beverages to spread a message about underage drinking. Operation Sticker Shock, along…

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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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