Instilling hope.
Inspiring change.
Building community. 

Educational and Self-Help Resources


Penn Foundation understands that struggling with a mental health concern or a substance abuse issue (or a combination of the two) can feel overwhelming. This guide is designed to offer support and education.

In the event of a life threatening emergency, call 911. Every moment counts. Do not delay treatment.

 


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

www.samhsa.gov


Alcoholics Anonymous
www.aa.org


Al-Anon
www.al-anon.alateen.org

 


Narcotics Anonymous
www.na.org


Nar-Anon
www.nar-anon.org

 


Bucks County
Network of Care

 

www.bucks.pa.networkofcare.org


The Council of Southeast Pennsylvania

www.councilsepa.org


Partnership for
Drug -Free Kids

www.drugfree.org


National Alliance
for Mental Illness

www.nami.org


Celebrate Recovery

www.celebraterecovery.com


Bucks County Drug and
Alcohol Commission

www.buckscounty.org

 

 


 

Perkasie Heroin Talk Questions and Answers

Thanks to everyone who came out for the Perkasie Borough's Heroin: In Your Backyard panel discussion on June 3rd at the Perkasie Fire Hall. Below, you will find questions and answers from this event. Check back often as we will frequently update this page.

 

1. What is law enforcement doing to control or stop the use of heroin and other drugs?

Controlling the drug problem is a more realistic goal than eliminating it altogether.  Police seek to develop and prosecute criminal cases against illicit drug use and seize varying amounts of illegal drugs.  These cases include those against users and dealers, with an emphasis on the dealers.  We also support and encourage preventative/treatment measures, although treatment is not a function we provide.  However, as criminal cases progress through the criminal justice system, there are often court-mandated treatment programs for addicted persons. These “forced” rehab programs can sometimes help prompt addicted persons to better buy into their recovery treatment.

2. What does a pharmacist look for when filling a prescription?

Pharmacists make sure that:

1. The prescription is not forged or fake.

2. The prescription is picked up by the patient or an authorized individual.

3. The prescription is for a legitimate medical use. We may have to call the doctor for this information, and we often do. The diagnosis is not required to be on the prescription.

Pharmacists are also networked in with other pharmacists.  We share information on who may be "pharmacy or doctor shopping."  Insurance companies also give us information on early fills.

 

3. How can I dispose of extra prescription pills?

You can take your prescription pills to a designated medication drop box location.Click here to view of list of locations in our community.

Donate

 Give Now Button

Your gift helps us provide care that instills hope and inspires change.

Connect with us!

Facebook   Twitter

Connect with us and join the conversation!

Join Our List:

Email:

 

Keep up with our latest news and events.