March 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.

For a list of boxes please email Jessica at

If you have any information you would like added to the app please contact Kelby Sansom at
We started out This Is My Story series back up and spoke with Brittany. Brittany is from Jackson County and spoke about moving home with the mindset of helping others. Brittany said "helping people helps me." Take a moment to listen to her story. 

Have you followed the Jackson County Quick Response Team on Facebook? 
If not please follow them at @jacksoncountywvqrt 

For the complete report visit
Putnam QRT is up and running. If you have someone who would benefit from meeting with the QRT please reach out to them at
Follow the Putnam QRT on Facebook as well at @PutnamQRT
Putnam Wellness Coalition and the Regional Family Resource Network have officially kicked off their new initiative: Mind Your Health for a Better You. …a Health and Wellness Journey.
Over the next 6 months, they’ll be highlighting fun ‘Healthy Alternatives’, and invite YOU to join the online community at their new Facebook group, where you’ll find local support and guidance for every step of the way! ><
Keep up to date in the online group (Mind Your Health for a Better You) to learn more about upcoming activities, such as the ‘Community Walking Group’ that’s set to begin the week of March 15th…meeting at Valley Park and various locations around Putnam County.
*Please tune in to the Facebook group to confirm exact days, times, and meeting locations weekly.*
Additionally, Putnam Wellness Coalition is proud to serve our local youth through evidence-based prevention strategies and fun ‘Healthy Alternative’ activities!
We’re currently seeking out young leaders who are passionate about impacting our communities to join our *NEW* “Youth Advisory Board”.
As part of the (Youth Advisory) Board, you’ll be equipped with tools and resources to help reach your peers with positive influence, and will be empowered to help lead the coalition into our communities!
Reach out to if interested, and everyone’s welcome to join us at our monthly PWC meeting on the 2nd Friday of each month at 10:30 am. (via zoom until further notice)
For February's Lunch and Learn follow the link below:
If you have information you would like added to next months
newsletter please email it to .
Information deadline for April will be March 26th, 2021. 
Click on the buttons above to be taken to our Website and Facebook Page

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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