NAMIWalk

NAMIWalk

On October 6th, Cyndie Spanier, Co-chair of the ACCR steering committee and member of the Quality Improvement committee, and Saralynn Kramm, Co- chair of the Quality Improvement Committee, attended the 13th annual NAMI walk held at Monroeville Community Park West and promoted ACCR by sponsoring a table. The table included brochures, pamphlets, flyers and various other promotional items.  We had a sign- up sheet for attendees that perhaps were...

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November 6 is International Stress Awareness Day

November 6 is International Stress Awareness Day

Self-Care is Important It might sound silly, but self-care is imperative for people to be successful at anything. If we are not taking care of ourselves, then we are less able to take care of important things in our lives, like our work and finances. In light of the upcoming holiday season, and the heightened stress levels that this causes many of us, we at Peerlink would like to provide you with some free and inexpensive ways that you can...

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Healthy In All Ways

Healthy In All Ways

The Child and Family Committee, Project LAUNCH, and Pitt’s Office of Child Development worked together to help families and providers alike recognize the importance of addressing children’s emotional well-being. Approximately 200 Allegheny County providers and agencies have allowed our posters to be displayed....

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Child & Family Committee Promotes Recovery & Resiliency at AFN Picnic

Child & Family Committee Promotes Recovery & Resiliency at AFN Picnic

Supporting families is the best way to support children. That is what Allegheny Family Network does on a daily basis. On a beautiful Friday in August, AFN hosted a picnic in Schenley Park for children and families. ACCR Children’s committee sent two members to join in the fun. It was a great day sharing food and activities with hundreds of kids and family members.       Our time was spent chatting and stringing beads into bracelets...

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World Mental Health Day 2018

World Mental Health Day 2018

  October 10th was World Mental Health Day. In solidarity, people all over social media posted about their mental health experiences, spreading awareness, and working towards stopping stigma. But how do you help a person who is experiencing a mental illness? That’s where recovery comes into play. More commonly than you would think, the definition of recovery is misconstrued. People think that recovery is a one-time event but really,...

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ACCR Gives “Thanks” to Allegheny County Council & First Responder Community

ACCR Gives “Thanks” to Allegheny County Council & First Responder Community

    Last September 2017, ACCR participated in the second annual Pittsburgh Recovery Walk which aims to dispel stigma against those in recovery from addiction. At this event, we sponsored a “Thank You First Responders” booth where we collected signatures from people on two posters to express messages of thanks and gratitude to those who serve our community – with a specific focus on those who are treating and helping people with...

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