Be a Part of the Conversation is a collaboration of community leaders, families, educators, and addiction experts who believe that having meaningful, inclusive conversations about substance use will support individuals and their families in their efforts to develop healthy coping skills and access support whenever there is a need.
Be a Part of the Conversation equips families and communities in Pennsylvania with skills and resources to understand substance use, addiction, and related health issues. We provide community programs, foster supportive connections, highlight lived experiences, and challenge stigma.
A community without stigma or misinformation around substance use and addiction.
Our Core Values
Connection – We are committed to providing a network of resources that facilitates and supports recovery for those struggling with substance use, as well as those who love them. We value relationships between individuals with shared experiences and access to those with relevant knowledge.
Integrity – As an organization with a focus on potentially life threatening or life altering challenges, we have a responsibility to maintain a high level of fidelity and transparency when delivering subject matter.
Compassion – We base our work on a genuine desire to help those concerned about or impacted by substance use. We create an environment that instills a sense of belonging, safety, and hope.
Responsiveness – We provide prompt, thoughtful, and innovative service when community needs arise. We are committed to expanding our knowledge and consulting with Subject Matter Experts in order to share the most relevant and fact-based information.
Inclusivity – Our approach is inclusive, diverse and nonjudgmental. We honor multiple pathways to recovery and are accepting of varying perspectives. We meet people where they are in their beliefs and evolving awareness.