Are you, or someone you love, struggling with addiction? We have an extensive Resources section with more information.
We organize regular community events and programming to bring together families impacted by addiction. These are open forums and educational sessions.
Spotlight on Recovery is a recurring support group offered by Drug Crisis in Our Backyard, with an interactive forum for family support and education. See our Support Groups Page.
Visit our About section to learn more about our sons' struggles with addiction and how it impacted our families and our lives.
What is Addiction?
We have many resources on this website to give readers more information about the issues and signs of addiction. The article at the link below is just one example. It details the struggle of one individual dealing with the illness of addiction. Click here to enlarge.
If you or anyone you know is struggling with addiction and needs help, in addition to reaching out through our organization, please reach out to either the Putnam County Crisis Hotline at 845-225-1222 or the HopeLine at 877-846-7369.
24/7 Medication Take-Back stations are available at the Kent, Carmel and Yorktown police stations. A photo of one take-back station is below: