Please watch this ABC Channel 4 news coverage aired earlier this year. It takes brings to light the serious problem of heroin addiction and how it is impacting our communtity. http://www.good4utah.com/…/loca…/heroin-tsunami-hitting-utah
Tomorrow is the day! And we are going big this year with a goal of raising $20,000 for treatment scholarships by the end of our Love Utah, Give Utah campaign. People struggling with addiction do get better, with the right treatment. We see it every day at First Step House. Treatment works. But the other truth is that many people suffering from addiction are not able to access the treatment that they need.
Oh how blessed we are! Thank you Barefoot Yoga for helping us purchase yoga mats and blocks for our veterans at our new Recovery Campus. The yoga classes have been filled to capacity and our veterans are truly feeling the powerful benefits of regular practice. We thank everyone involved - our clinicians, instructors, Barefoot Yoga, and our veterans. Transformation is a beautiful thing!
If you build it, they will come. Filling the State Capitol with the faces and voices of recovery!
Utah's heroin epidemic affects all of us. Please learn more and support the programs and strategies proven to help those in need. http://www.good4utah.com/contact/rick-aaron/what-you-need-to-know-about-utahs-big-heroin-problem#.VtHYeZApgfA.facebook
Check out the Even Stevens blog post for an inside look into First Step House, our kitchen,
First Step House is looking to for helpful, compassionate people to fill several positions in our new Veteran Services Facility, which is located in the heart of Salt Lake City. For more information about these jobs, please see our employment opportunities page.
The 2016 Innovation Summit starts TOMORROW! We are excited to join our nonprofit partners, government representatives, businesses, and entrepreneurs at a Summit that is sure to change the way we do business. Together, we will learn how we can work together to utilize data and innovation to shape policies and build healthier communities. It doesn't get any better than that!
Thank you to everyone who came out to help us celebrate our Recovery Camps Grand Opening in the snow! Amazing turnout. Amazing community. Time to move in! Check out the Channel 4 news story about our Grand Opening!
Happy Holidays to all our patients, friends, and partners! Here's to a 2016 full of meaning, purpose, and recovery!