January 2021 
Our Vision:  To save lives and improve health outcomes for individuals, children and families impacted by the opioid crisis through development of a comprehensive, coordinated system of addiction care by integrating services across the system.

If you have any information you would like added to the app please contact Kelby Sansom at
For additional information about Hope House check out their website at
First Steps in Huntington is hosting Naloxone trainings weekly. The trainings are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday between 8a.m. -4 p.m. and Wednesday's from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. 

730 7th Ave
Huntington, WV 25701
Jackson County Residents are able to participate in the monthly Mountaineer Food Bank distribution on January 21st from 11a.m.- 1p.m. at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Cottageville. 

Jackson County Family Resource Network meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. To participate in these meetings contact Renee Delong, director. The meetings are currently being held via zoom. Renee's email is


Putnam Wellness Coalition is hosting Mind Your Health for a Better You - a Health and Wellness Journey. Join us on January 28th anytime between 3:00 and 7:00 pm for our wellness challenge at Valley Park. This is a drop in event and social distancing will be observed by family groups.

You will participate in a series of challenges to understand where you are right now on your personal wellness journey. Over the next 6 months, we will share ideas, tips and tricks to help you Mind Your Health for a Better You. Regular virtual events will be hosted throughout the 6 month period to keep you motivated. All participants will receive a free health and wellness journal. At the end of the 6 months, we will meet up again and participate in the same challenges, so you can measure your growth. Let's start this year off with a bang and find the Better You!

Unable to attend the event but still want to participate? Contact us for an online registration form to complete and we will mail you a health and wellness journal.

Health and Wellness vendors are needed for the January 28th event. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, reach out to

For a complete look at the 2020 Syringe Services Program Document click the link below: 

January 13th @ 12 p.m. - Who's Doing What? The Epidemiology of Adolescent Substance Use

January 19th @ 11 a.m. - The Pain of Trauma- The Trauma of Pain: The Opioid Crisis is Not What You Think

January 26th @ 3 p.m. - The Impact of Substance Use on the Developing Adolescent Brain

It is not too late to register for the 31st Annual National Leadership Forum held February 1-4th. This will be a virtual event.
To register click the link below:
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Information deadline for February will be January 28th, 2021. 
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Great Rivers Regional System for Addiction Care
Program Director:
Tina Ramirez
Prevention Education Specialists:
Jessica Beha (Jackson/Kanawha)
Kelby Sansom (Cabell/Putnam)
Community Health Workers/Peer Recovery Coaches 
Cabell County

Cory Sargent
Hayley Brown
Kanawha County 
Allyson Foster

Our mailing address is:
35 Chase Dr 
Hurricane, WV 25526

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