Youth Rx Abuse – SPF-PFS

Red Ribbon Week Oct 26, Share Our Message!

Interested in helping Burke Recovery and Burke Substance Abuse Network reinforce the message during Red Ribbon Week? If you can include announcements from below in your employee news, youth group announcements, church or civic club bulletins, social media, you’ll be sharing further what’s being done in our schools the week of October 26. “The Red…

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RxEAP Task Force Meeting Minutes Sept 28, 2015

RxEAP Task Force – September 28, 2015 – Minutes Present: Wendy Cato, Nick Chamberlain, Rhonda Cook, Sarah Dergins, Joe Marks, Jay Martino, Joe Mazzola, Kevin McKenna, Chuck Moseley, John Whalley I.   Community Education A.    Parents Inspire Prevention Series – How to Talk to Your Teens and Pre-         Teens about drugs…

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Parents! How to Talk to Your Teens & Pre-Teens:

On Monday, October 5 from 7-8:30pm, The Parents Inspire Prevention Series presents “Talking to Your Teens & Pre-Teens About Underage Drinking & Drug Use.”

This free educational event will be held in the Lake James Room at Carolinas Healthcare System BlueRidge, Morganton Campus (Grace Hospital, lower level).

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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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Underage Drinking Initiative Task Force Minutes, Sept 9

Underage Drinking Initiative Meeting Minutes, Wednesday Sept 9, 2015 7:45am In attendance: Rhonda Cook, Sarah Dergins, Joe Marks, Jeanne Schwarting RETAIL: Enhance Skills: BARS Course Training is planned for Tues Oct 6, 5:30-7:30 @ WPCC; 10 have reserved, 150 have been invited Change Physical Design: Voluntary Legal Age Warning Signage – Rhonda will be meeting with…

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Sept Recovery Month Mtg & Aug Mtg Notes

BSAN Meeting Minutes, August 2015 September Recovery Month The September BSAN meeting will include a special panel presentation in honor of National Recovery Month. The panel will include members from the local recovery community as they share their personal stories, information about area recovery fellowships, and how being part of a recovery oriented community of…

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Burke Parents Inspire Prevention in the news

The Morganton News Herald reported this week on BSAN, SABY, and Burke Recovery’s Parents Inspire Prevention leadership training held the week before the 2015-2016 Burke County Public Schools new year. According to youth who shared at the parents’ training, most kids as early as middle school age know someone who is using drugs and alcohol,…

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NC Medical Board’s position on use of controlled substances presented to BSAN

On Monday, August 24, 2015,  R. David Henderson, the Director and CEO of the NC Medical Board (NCMB), invited by the Medical Staff of Carolinas HealthCare Blue Ridge, addressed interested members of Burke Substance Abuse Network (BSAN), offering the NCMB’s position statement on the prescribing of controlled substances. John Whalley from AccessCare and Burke Integrated Care, an…

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