drug poisoning prevention
WORKING TOWARD RECOVERY
Safe Communities has compiled multiple resource directories for those in each step of recovery.
Recovery is a long process and looks different for every person. Safe Communities has made an extensive list for the three major steps in recovery, community based recovery houses, employment resources, and post recovery housing.
Safe Communities is not a counseling or crisis center. If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
YOU DONT HAVE TO RECOVER ALONE
Find a sober house that provides a safe community to work towards recovery.
Find employment from our recovery friendly directory,
Find recovery friendly housing accommodations in our housing directory.
Sober house are affordable, alcohol and drug free environment that provides a positive place for peer-group recovery.
Nonprofit Safe Structured Sober Living for the Recovering Person.
Located at: North Star Drive Madison WI 53718.
Arcs focus is on the special needs of women involved with corrections or substance use. Various residential, outpatient, and day treatment programs including ARC Center for Women and Children that includes on-site childcare
The Dave Gallup Foundation was created as a response to the growing need for advocacy and education about the disease of addiction.
They have an 8 bed women’s sober living home in Fort Atkinson, WI and an 8 bed men’s sober living home in Ashland, WI.
A STEP TOWARDS A NEW CHAPTER
Jobs for Felons
“This website was created by a few folks who have personally watched their loved ones struggle to get a job due to having a felony. We know that your record doesn’t make you a bad worker. We are the number one website focused on providing all of the resources that felons need to get a job again.”
ABR Employment Services
“Since our doors first opened in 1987, we’ve helped facilitate thousands of connections between talent and businesses while supporting our communities. Our skilled teams are empowered to deliver the exceptional service our clients and job seekers crave.”
QPS Employment Group
“Our Associate Employees—we don’t call them “temps”—embrace the idea that an honest day’s work in exchange for a fair day’s wage brings dignity to daily life. Everyone on our team goes the extra mile to help place you in a position that’s not only financially rewarding and emotionally fulfilling.”
Spherion Staffing & Recruiting
We’ve been a leader in the staffing and recruiting industry for over 75 years. Our passion for helping people find meaningful jobs and helping businesses grow has never wavered. We continually adapt to meet the needs of job seekers and employers so everyone experiences success.
START OVER IN A NEW HOME
RECOVERY LIVING RESOURCES
Our Recovery Coaches are trained through the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR) program and Wisconsin Certified Peer Support Specialists.
African American Opioid Coalition
Our main focus is to improve the overall wellbeing of black families in Dane County.
To accomplish this goal, we focus on educating and raising awareness about the impact of opioid addiction in the African American Community.
Oringinal article by John Gramlich Original Article can be found here: Recent surge in U.S. drug overdose deaths has hit Black men the hardest Nearly 92,000 Americans died of drug overdoses in
RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE
Safe communities has complied a list of abbreviation definitions for finding the right treatment for you.
MAT: Medication for Addiction Treatment.
OP: Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends. individual and group therapy, these can include or not include MAT.
IOP: Intensive Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends individual and extended groups, 9-12 hours a week.
Residential: person lives at the facility for a period of at least 14 days, some last as many as 45 days.
PHP: Partial Hospitalization Program is a structured mental health treatment program that runs for several hours each day, three to five days per week.
DBT: Dialectical behavior therapy is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that integrates mindfulness techniques.