The Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission (MCBHC) is a private, non-profit organization that assists persons with drug and alcohol, mental health, and intellectual disability needs through the administration, coordination, and delivery of a service system committed to improving the quality of life of those served. MCBHC’s Case Management Services provide needs assessments, service planning, linkage to community supports and resources, service coordination and monitoring for individuals. Case management services are voluntary. Service planning builds on the strengths of the individual with the overall goal of improving the client’s independence in daily living.
MCBHC caring by sharing:
Anyone can become addicted. Anyone.
PaStop.org is Pennsylvania’s resource center for information on opiate use, addiction, treatment and prevention.
The Stop Opiate Abuse Campaign is directed by the Commonwealth Prevention Alliance (CPA) and developed by a workgroup of statewide partners, including the Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission, Inc. PaStop.org is designed to educate parents, teachers, family members and other caregivers about the risk of prescription painkillers and heroin use, the relationship between Prescription painkiller and heroin use, and what to do when you need help.
The campaign utilizes two themes: “Anyone can become addicted. Anyone.” and “Break the Connection.”
FREE materials are available including a parent toolkit, brochures, flyers, web ads, radio and video PSA’s, and outdoor advertising. Please visit PaStop.org for more information.
Below is a video to give you a brief glimpse of the campaign.