September 3, 2019 − September is recognized nationally as Recovery Month to honor the work being done to combat addiction and celebrate those who are in recovery from substance abuse disorder. In commemoration, the Pennsylvania Senate Democrats will host TEN open houses on addiction across the state.

At each of these events, attendees will have the ability to talk to recovery specialists, family counselors, experts from legal clinics, witness a Narcan demonstration, take home a safe prescription disposal bag, and much much more. Some of the many partners include:

  • PA Department of Human Services
  • PA Department of Insurance
  • PA Department of Drug & Alcohol Prevention
  • Pathways to Pardons
  • PA Department of Corrections
  • PA Attorney General
  • Neighborhood Legal Services
  • Community Legal Services
  • PA 211
  • Al Anon
  • Nar Anon
  • Alliance of Community Service providers
  • And dozens more!

These events are open to anyone (including press), and the caucus is hopeful that those fighting addiction and their families find the resources useful in the battle against addiction.

Here is the schedule:

  • 9/12, 6 – 8:30pm, Delaware County Community College (901 Media Line Rd, Media, PA 19063), Hosted by Senator Tim Kearney
  • 9/16, 5:30 – 8pm, New Life Presbyterian Church (467 N Easton Rd, Glenside PA) Hosted by Senator Art Haywood
  • 9/16, 5 – 8pm, William Penn Middle School (1524 Derbyshire Rd, Yardley PA) Hosted by Senator Steve Santarsiero
  • 9/17, 6-8:30pm, Westmoreland County Community College (1150 5th Avenue, Rm. 132, New Kensington, PA 15068), Hosted by Senator Jim Brewster
  • 9/18, 5:30 – 8pm, Masjidullah, Inc. (7433 Limekiln Pike, Philadelphia, Pa.) Hosted by Senator Art Haywood
  • 9/19, 6 – 8:30pm, Lower Providence Fire Company (3199 Ridge Pike, Eagleville, PA) Hosted by Senator Katie Muth
  • 9/21, 10am – 2pm, Montgomery Elementary School (1221 Stump Rd, North Wales PA) Hosted by Senator Maria Collett
  • 9/26, 6 – 8pm, The Mummers Museum (1100 S 2nd Street, Philadelphia, Pa.) Hosted by Senator Larry Farnese
  • 9/27, 6 – 8pm, Pioneer Hose (124 Morgan Street, Brackenridge, PA 15014) Hosted by Senator Lindsey Williams
  • 9/29, 3 – 5pm, The Chartiers Room (370 Commercial Street, Bridgeville, PA 15017) Hosted by Senator Pam Iovino

The Senate Democratic Caucus hosted these events last year as well, and more information on last year’s tour, and this year’s events can be found at pasenate.com/addiction

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