BHS – Resources & News 2017-04-16T19:16:08+00:00

If we want addiction destigmatized, We need a language that’s unified. The words we use matter. Caution needs to be taken, especially when the disorders concerned are heavily stigmatized as in substance use disorders.

Association of Recovery Schools
We support and inspire recovery high schools for optimum performance, empowering hope and access to every student in recovery.

Be a Part of the Conversation
Be a Part of the Conversation creates effective, culture-changing programs that are designed to significantly increase awareness of the effects of alcohol and other drug use.

Covering Addiction Through Solutions Journalism
In this special topics course, a large group of students from Temple University’s Department of Journalism in the School of Media and Communication are spending a full semester on in-depth, long-form reporting on addiction solutions. Click here to see the course syllabus.

Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS)
The City of Philadelphia has integrated its behavioral health care and intellectual disability services into one comprehensive system.

Department of Journalism at the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University
The Department of Journalism at the Klein College of Media and Communication (Klein College) at Temple University aims to develop critical-thinking journalists who can communicate creatively across various contexts, cultures and media while maintaining sensitivity to other perspectives.

Prevention Point Philadelphia
Our mission is to reduce the harm associated with substance use and sex industry work by promoting health, empowerment and safety while advocating for humane public policies and programs.

Pennsylvania Recovery Organization – Achieving Community Together (PRO-ACT) is a grassroots advocacy and recovery support initiative of The Council covering Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Quaker Peer Recovery
Student Recovery Community at the University of Pennsylvania

Ram Recovery at West Chester University
The mission of RAM Recovery is to provide an affirming, empowering and supportive environment for students in recovery and students seeking recovery to achieve academic success while enjoying a robust campus community and college experience. RAM Recovery supports many pathways to recovery and offers recovery advocacy, resources, and ownership to its student stakeholders.

Recovery Centers of America
Our Purpose is to Save 1,000,000 lives – one neighborhood at a time.  We make treatment for addiction and mental health disorders as accessible and affordable as any other disease with expert clinical treatment in world-class facilities.

Solutions Journalism Network
We support and connect journalists interested in doing solutions journalism, rigorous reporting about how people are responding to problems.

Treatment Research Institute (TRI)
TRI is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to translating research into improved policies and programs to address the devastating effects of substance abuse on families, schools, businesses, criminal justice and healthcare.

Young People in Recovery (YPR)
Young People in Recovery changes the world so all young people in or seeking recovery are given the opportunity to become empowered.

Colleges Can Get Free Doses of Naloxone for Students Overdosing on Heroin and Other Opioids
By Susan Svrluga, Washington Post; April 10, 2017

States Consider Mandatory Treatment for Opioid Abusers
By Alicia Ault, Medscape; March 28, 2017

Prescription Crackdown Called Crucial in Opioid Fight
By Brett Milano, Harvard Gazette; March 31, 2017

Lawsuits, Congressional Inquiry Plague Opioid Manufacturers
Alicia Ault, Medscape; March 30, 2017

 Proposal to Address Opioid Addiction Wins 2017 Penn Public Policy Challenge
By Jacquie Posey and Jessica Bautista, Penn News; March 21, 2017

Opioid fight unites Democrats, Republicans — even during Gorsuch vote
By Tom Howell, Jr., The Washington Times; April 9, 2017

Fighting the Harm from Opioids
By Phil Hallen & Aaron Arnold, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette; April 9, 2017

When a Drug Epidemic’s Victims are White
By German Lopez, Vox; April 4, 2017