The Overdose Lifeline Board and Staff are thrilled to announce the official opening of the Heart Rock Justus Family Recovery Center. A recovery residence for women and women who are pregnant and parenting young children has been part of the ODL strategic plan since 2017. It is an honor and privilege to be fulfilling this vision
Category: Education & Prevention
In March, Overdose Lifeline Founder and Executive Director, Justin Phillips, became certified as a Grief Recovery Method® Specialist through the Grief Recovery Institute. The Grief Recovery Method® was developed by a grieving dad over 20 years ago. It is now the only evidence-based grief recovery program. The goal of the
We are celebrating ONE YEAR at Camp Mariposa-Aaron’s Place! We want to share our very special year with you – starting at the beginning. Why we started Camp Mariposa – Indianapolis: 9.2 Million Children in the US Live in a home with at least one Parent who uses illicit drugs
Authors: Keeley Fischer, Lauryn Johnson, Alli Nickel, Dana Pflugradt Introduction Overdose Lifeline has recognized that most people requesting naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal medication, are white. Other programs have also found that the medication is more often given to white people than black, African American, Latino, or Hispanic individuals (Kinnard
According to the CDC, 73% of opioid overdose deaths involved synthetic opioids such as Fentanyl, and that number continues to rise. The rise of fentanyl is a result of the supply making its way into the United States, which has seen a 51.54% increase in the first 8 months of
We are so grateful to everyone who joined us for the Overdose Lifeline Inaugural 5k. Despite the rain leading up to it, we were blessed with dry weather for the event. We had 136 registered participants (including virtual runners in Washington State), and together we raised over $12,000! The 5K
Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 13th Annual Indiana Annual Recovery Symposium. Over the course of two days, we explored Recovery for Everyone: every person, every family, every community. We were honored to share the stage with other thought leaders who carved their own path to recovery
On June 19th we gathered to hold our first family activity a cookout and fun-filled day at Eagle Creek Park. As thunderstorms blew through the Indianapolis area, our expectations for a dry cookout for Aaron’s place were diminishing. However, the rain held off for the camp team and families and an ideal family activity occurred. This scenario was the perfect set-up for the therapeutic activities we had planned. activity!
On behalf of the entire Overdose Lifeline team and the families we serve: THANK YOU for your support. The Annual Charity Golf Outing is our biggest fundraising event, and we are pleased to announce that we raised $55,000, making it a record-breaking year. See the impact your giving makes here.