Opioid Task Force

Recovery is Possible! 

It's time to end the stigma associated with addiction.


Do you or someone you know
struggle with addiction?

Call 1-866-824-3578

Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment
Emergency Detox
Medication Assisted Treatment
Aftercare/Case Management
***Financial and Transportation Assistance Available***

 

Opiod Task Force flyer

 

September is National Recovery Month

About the Task Force

Lead by the Carbon - Monroe - Pike Drug and Alcohol Commission, the Pike County Opioid Task Force meets monthly to address the issue of addiction, reduce the stigma associated with addiction, and improve the health of all residents.

The Task Force has collaborated with the University of Pittsburgh to create a three-year strategic plan that can benefit from contributions and perspectives from all members of our community. The primary areas of our focus include:

 

Meetings

1st Tuesday of Every Month
10 am - 11:30 am
Pike County Training Center
135 Pike County Blvd.
Hawley, PA 18428

Naloxone

PA has a standing order with pharmacies for Naloxone, the opioid overdose reversal medication, and it is available in all Pike County pharmacies.  Visit the Prescribe to Prevent website for administration training videos. 

If your organization or group would like an in-person administration training, contact:

Jordan Wisnewski
Pike County Training Center
(570)296-1960


Naloxone training for First responders is also available online.

Resources

Pike County PROSPER
514 Broad Street
Milford, PA 18337
(570) 296-3400
axs1397@psu.edu

Collaboration of school, university, and community partners working together to provide evidence-based prevention programs in schools and community.

Pike County Reality Tour
Milford Bible Church
110 Fozcroft Drive
Milford, PA 18337
(570) 390-9102
jgamboni@pahousegop.com
www.realitytour.org
Download the Flyer

A site-specific, evidence-based program for children 10+ years old to attend with their parent/guardian. It consists of a series of 6 scenes (peer pressure, arrest, jail, overdose, ER and funeral scenes) followed by director’s talking points, Q&A with law enforcement and Q&A with recovering addicts.

Strengthening Families Program
514 Broad Street
Milford, PA 18337
(570) 296-3400
axs1397@psu.edu
Dowload the Flyer

For parents and youth ages 10 - 14. A chance to spend quality time together while learning new skills through games and interactive projects. 7 weeks / 2-hour sessions.

Student Assistance Program
Delaware Valley
Wallenpaupack
East Stroudsburg

The Student Assistance Program Team is a group of administrators, counselors, nurses, and teachers within our local school districts that works to support students who are identified as being “at risk.”  Students can be at risk for any number of things including, but not limited to:  grades, social issues, mental health issues, drug and alcohol issues, etc.  Students can be referred to our team by teachers, administrators, counselors, students, and parents.

Teen and Family Resource Center
111 East Catharine Street
Milford, PA 18337
(570) 409-8484 ext. 4
pcresource.center@atlantichealth.org
Website

A community resource for Pike County adolescents and families. Programs are offered through a mobile model and at the Milford Health and Wellness building. Education is focused on LifeSkills for teens and parents, caregiver education, recovery from addictive behaviors, stress management and more. Primary objectives include community wellness and access to care for all healthcare needs.

Carbon Monroe Pike Drug and Alcohol Commission
724 Phillips Street, Suite 203
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
(570) 421-1960
jdrake@cmpda.cog.pa.us
Website

Oversight of drug and alcohol providers and services, funding for uninsured/underinsured, 24-hour hotline, case management services.

Catholic Social Services
10 Buist Road, Suite 202
Milford, PA 18337
(570) 296-1054
emcclay@cssmilford.org
Website

Drug and alcohol services, including evaluation, referral for inpatient care, individual and group sessions. Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient.

Hope 4 Pike
hope4pike@gmail.com

Provides support to individuals and families impacted by addiction, reduce the associated stigma, and provide public awareness regarding the impact on our community.

Safe Haven of Pike County, Inc.
402 Broad Street
Milford, PA 18337
(570)296-2827
empowerment@shopc.org
Website

Provides trauma-informed crisis intervention, 24/7 hotline, supportive counseling, safety planning, support groups, legal & medical accompaniment, information & assistance and awareness to victims, survivors and their families experiencing, past or current, domestic violence, sexual abuse, child abuse, and other crimes. Safe Haven also provides a variety of educational programs to help raise awareness, encourage victims to seek help, and prevent abuse in our community.

SMART Recovery
Download the Flyer
Website

Assistance in achieving a healthy, positive, and balanced lifestyle. Skills and tools taught in SMART can be used as part of your overall & personal recovery process. Weekly meetings in Milford and Dingmans Ferry.

Business Support Flyer
Download a PDF

Commonwealth Prevention Alliance
Campaign to Stop Opiate Abuse

Website

Resource Binders
Penn State Extension
(570) 296-3400
axs1397@psu.edu

Contact Angie Smith if your business or office would like a resource directory for your location.

Safe Medication Disposal / Drug Take Back
Drug take back containers are available at:
Pike County Sheriff's Office (570) 296-6459
Eastern Regional Police Department (570) 491-4040
PA State Police Barracks at Blooming Grove (570) 226-5718
Village Pharmacy (570) 775-9555

If your community or facility would like to request an on-site container for a drug take back event, please contact the Pike County Sheriff’s office or in Matamoras/Westfall contact the Eastern Regional Police Department.

Office Info

Hours M-F 8:30 - 4:30
Contact Angie Smith
Phone 570-296-3400
Email axs1397@psu.edu
Address 514 Broad Street
Milford, PA 18337