Starting on Wednesday, April 4th, The Champion Plan will be hosting a monthly support group for former participants hosted by their peers. The Support Group will meet the first Wednesday of every month from 5:30-7PM at the Champion Plan office, located at 142 Crescent Street, 1st Floor.
In a time of need, everyone needs to be accountable for the well being of others. If you are unsure of what to do in a situation involving alcohol use, it is always better to be safe and make the call.
Thank you to over 50 Whitman and Hanson community members who joined us last night at our quarterly community coalition meeting. It was great to see a group of such invested people share their Monday evening with us to learn about whats going on to fight the addiction crisis in our region.
For those of you interested in joining or learning more, please contact us directly!
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Prescription pills are often prescribed for injuries, medical or dental procedures, and pain. However, these pills can often be unsafe even when taken as prescribed. Be sure to ask your doctor or pharmacist about pain management alternatives, as well as any questions you might have before filling your script.
Did you know there were 55 overdoses that occured in 2017 within the communities of Whitman and Hanson?
To be part of the solution, please join us on this Monday, March 19 at 6pm at the Whitman Public Library for an open community forum.
Dinner will be served- please RSVP to HSavignano@HPTC.org or on the Facebook Event.
"New numbers out Tuesday show America's opioid crisis is getting worse, not better. In 45 states, opioid overdoses rose 30 percent in a year."
Join us on March 19th at 6PM at Whitman Public Library for a coalition meeting open to all community members in Whitman & Hanson! Please RSVP to Holly Savignano at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Topics addressed will include: education on the risks associated with substance use, family substance use and the impact on students as well as statistics from the communities' Drug Free Communities Survey and Plymouth County Outreach.
"Living a life with these six conditions in place will help you bounce back from challenges, great and small. They act as a safety net to catch you when you experience difficulty." - Nan Henderson