A person with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) impacts everyone who comes in contact with them, especially family. Our monthly support group is open to family and friends of those struggling with misuse. Learn about coping skills, how to take care of yourself and available resouces in a confidential, caring environment. Connecting with understanding peers can make a difference.
Learn how to administer Narcan to reverse an opioid overdose, tour a teenagers room and find common hiding places for drugs and learn how to dispose of unwanted medications.
Join LTM on Friday, August 31, as we remember those we have lost to opioid misuse as part of International Overdose Awareness Day activities.
A person with a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) impacts everyone who comes in contact with them, especially family. Our monthly support group is open to family and friends of those struggling with misuse. Learn about coping skills, and self-care in a confidential, caring environment. You are not alone. Please join us.
Join LTM and friends for the second annual LTM West Suburban Golf Jacket Championship outing. Our goal is to raise money to promote the prevention of drug misuse to teens in our community while enjoying a day of fun. Meet up with friends or make new ones! Top prize - LTM Golf Jacket. RSVP to Ramsey at 630 686-1409
PLAN TO ATTEND - Summit on the Opioid Epidemic in Illinois - Hero Helps Community Forum, May 11, 2018 Edward Hospital Athletic & Events Center in Romeoville, IL. Keynote speaker, Laura Porter, will discuss the effect of childhood trauma on substance use. Forum will examine work to be done to address the issue of opioid use and overdose as well as what has been accomplished. Event is free and open to the public. Stop by the LTM resource table. More info or to register (optional) at: www.herohelpsswc.org
Join National Safety Council and a team of Illinois survivor advocates and local grassroots organizations on Thursday, August 31, for the 2017 Illinois Overdose Awareness Day rally.
Covering All the Bases means keeping close to all of those affected by addiction, giving them the support they need; while continuing to promote prevention through awareness. We need your help to continue to fight this epidemic! Please join us for a family night of fun. $10 from each ticket package purchase will be used to support a family, and promote prevention through school and community events. Help us save a life! Click here for more information or to puchase tickets.
LTM has been invited to present at the League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn Community Meeting. The topic, "Dangerous Drugs in DuPage County" is one that is top of mind for many communities in the area. LTM speakers will discuss the impact of the epidemic, share personal stories from those affected and provide a resource table with information on awareness programs and family and grief support groups.
The meeting is open to the public. Please join us to learn how drugs are impacting your community and what you can do to help.
Please join HERO (Heroin Epidemic Relief Organization), Will County HELPS (Heroin Education Leads to Preventative Solutions) in conjunction with the Southwest Coalition for Substance Abuse Issue for an informative resource expo and panel discussion.
LTM will have a resource table in the Expo Center, so please stop by.