PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia has seriously eyed opening safe injection sites in efforts to prevent opioid overdoses and the spread of disease through intravenous needle sharing. The Mayor’s Task Force to Combat the Opioid Epidemic even provided a report with recommendations on the sites, called Comprehensive User Engagement Sites (CUES). But in a new interview with […]
Our mission is to address issues related to drug and alcohol addiction by providing informational support to children and families by raising awareness one person at a time.
The Sage's Army Help Line is available 24x7 to the community as a resource to find help relating to substance abuse.
FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP
Family members or friends of someone struggling with substance use disorder are welcome to attend our family group held every Thursday of each month.
Family Support Group
Who: Friends and family members of anyone that may have a problem with a substance use disorder.
When and Where: Every Thursday of the month from 6:30pm - 8:00pm at Sage's Army Headquarters 216 4th Street Irwin, PA.
Substance use disorder affects the whole family, often the best chance for someone with a substance use disorder to get better is for his or her family to get better. This weekly group session provides both the information and guidance that family members need to deal with the immediate crisis of addiction, and also the on-going support they need to make necessary and often painful choices that family recovery requires.
Information and Referral: We are available to guide family members through the maze of treatment and recovery options. We maintain a resource center with a collection of printed material, books, meeting schedules, and brochures.