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1 in 3 people is affected by addiction or mental health issues. Just five delivers- in just five minutes per lesson- the most important concept and facts regarding addiction. Learn who's at risk, how to know if a person has a substance use disorder, and more. Invest five minutes to better understand this illness 

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The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) will presents ATLAS, an Addiction Treatment Locator, Assessment, and Standards Platform. Shatterproof, a national nonprofit organization, developed ATLAS to help individuals navigate the drug and alcohol treatment landscape to find high-quality care for themselves or their loved ones.

ATLAS is a first-of-its-kind resource to provide transparent and reliable information when used by:

  • the public in selecting drug and alcohol treatment services;

  • providers to benchmark and improve quality; and

  • state authorities to better inform technical assistance and the allocation of critical substance use treatment resources

  • information provided by https://www.paproviders.org/

https://www.treatmentatlas.org/

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Naloxone Access

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* The Somerset SCA is a Recognized Entity. 

 All Somerset County residents have access to the free harm reduction items listed above. Please call our office at 814-445-1530, for more information

Interactive Recognized Entities Map: 

Pennsylvania Overdose Prevention Program Resources 3.0 (arcgis.com)

Veterans Resources

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Veterans Justice Outreach Coordinators

814-943-8164

Ext: 16736 (Cambria, Cameron, Elk, Jefferson)

Ext: 14891 (Bedford, Blair, Clearfield, Indiana, Somerset)

Ext: 14151 (Centre, Clinton, Huntington, Mifflin, Juniata) 

Assisted Living Options for People Struggling with Addiction

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According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, substance abuse affects about 17 percent of adults over the age of 60. The most common forms of addiction in this age group are alcohol and prescription drug abuse. While some of these individuals have had substance abuse problems for many years, others develop their addiction late in life. 

Food Resources in Somerset County

Somerset County Mobile Food Bank

814-443-6573, website with schedule- www.scmfb.org

 

Food Pantries

  • Boswell Helping Hands - Serves North Star area - Open from 9-12 p.m. Thursdays -Located at 301 Center St., Boswell - 814-703-0572 

 

  • Berlin Pantry - Serves Berlin and Shanksville areas - Open 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays - Located at Trinity United Church of Christ, 610 Main St., Berlin - 814-442-7550

 

  • Confluence Pantry - Serves Turkeyfoot Valley area - Open from 9-11 a.m. 2nd Friday of month - Located at 711 Logan Pl., Confluence - 814-279-4884

 

  • Hollsopple Pantry - Serves Conemaugh Township area - Open from 9-3. 1st Monday & Wednesday of month - 9am-3pm - Located at 107 Stevens Ln., Hollsopple - 814-479-3131

 

  • Casselman Valley Helpers - Serves Meyersdale & Salisbury areas - Open from 9-10 a.m. 1st Friday of the Month - Located at Zion Lutheran Church, 355 Center St., Meyersdale - 814-634-5659

 

  • Shade/Central City Pantry - Serves Shade-Central City area - Open from 9-11 a.m. 2nd Saturday of month - Located at Missionary Church, 785 Lohr St., Central City - 814-288-7107

 

  • Somerset Pantry - Serves Somerset & Rockwood areas - Open 8-11 a.m. Wednesdays - Located at Trinity Lutheran Church, 918 Tayman Ave., Somerset – 814-445-5446

 

  • Windber Pantry - Serves Windber area - Open from 8:30-11:30 a.m. 1st & 3rd - Tuesday of each month - Located at 401 Jackson Ave., Windber 

 

  • Salvation Army Somerset – Emergency Food Pantry - Serves Somerset County - Open 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. weekdays - Located at 334 W. Main St., Somerset- 814-445-9232

 

  • Lazarus Gate Food Pantry- Open on the 2nd Wednesday of the Month, 4:30pm-5:30pm - Located at 144 Jubilee Street Rockwood, PA 15557: 814-443-2482

 

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank- Backpack and Summer Youth Café Programs     https://pittsburghfoodbank.org/what-we-do/kids/

 

Resources:

SUN Bucks: Pennsylvania’s Summer EBT program- a new grocery benefits program that provides households with a one-time payment of $120 for each eligible child to buy food while school is out. https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Assistance/Pages/SUNBucks.aspx   

 

Somerset County Tapestry of Health (WIC) - 651 South Center Ave., Somerset, PA - 814-443-1901

 

Meals on Wheels - Serves low-cost home delivered meals to homebound people age 60 and over - Call 814-443-2787 in Somerset

Support & Referral Helplines 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio: 1-888-628-9454

Crisis Text Line: Text “PA” to 741-741

Veteran Crisis Line: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990

Get Help Now Hotline (for substance use disorders): 1-800-662-4357

Helpline Home-National Council on Problem Gambling: 1-800-426-2537

United Way of Pennsylvania: Text your zip code to 898-211 for resources and information in your community.

Department of Human Services 1-855-284-2494. For TTY, dial dial 724-631-5600

Additional online resources:

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