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Addiction Affects The Entire Family

“Families including Children are Hurting As Well As the Individual in Active Addiction.”  I am participating in this ministry because it is a way to help people who are struggling with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and their families.  We know that families including children are hurting as well as the individual in active [...]

2021-08-11T15:35:59-04:00

They Didn’t Know What To Do With Me

I am interested in the F.A.I.T.H. Initiatives’ program to help churches have addiction prevention and recovery support ministries because I have a personal experience with being harmed by well-meaning church members who simply did not have a frame of reference for what to do with me as a young person struggling with addiction. [...]

2022-02-16T20:52:24-05:00

My hope is to help get rid of the stigma…

My family has a history with substance use disorder (SUD). One of our three sons was addicted to heroin. I've been sharing our family’s story with students and their families since 2012. I've been involved with several local groups that have been trying to fight the current drug abuse epidemic.  One of these [...]

2020-09-29T11:28:50-04:00

F.A.I.T.H. program teaches pastors how to help congregants with addictions

There’s nothing worse than feeling helpless in the face of a friend or loved one suffering with addiction. Help now may be as close as a nearby church. The GOAL — Global Outreach for Addition Leadership and Learning — Project recently held a two-day workshop to equip teams of lay members of nine area churches to [...]

2020-08-04T13:51:47-04:00

GOAL Project is Awarded the STOP Opiate Abuse Campaign Grant

GOAL Project is one of 19 organizations in Pennsylvania who received the new opiate messaging grant given by The Commonwealth Prevention Alliance (CPA), a private non-profit whose mission is to support prevention professionals in eliminating substance abuse and risk-related behaviors.

2019-02-14T10:32:52-05:00

F.A.I.T.H. Initiatives

Face Addiction with Intervention and Training for Healing (F.A.I.T.H.) Initiatives is GOAL’s new program to assist faith organizations to build sustainable addiction prevention and/or recovery support ministries.  This program is funded by the Lancaster County Drug & Alcohol Commission offered free to Lancaster County faith organizations.  GOAL contracts with Faith Partners, LLC, to deliver a 3-part training series to equip [...]

2019-07-01T11:34:17-04:00

Meet Paige L. Harker our new Executive Director

As a seasoned Development professional, Paige Harker has over 20 years of experience in organizational and project leadership, with broad and deep experience in the non-profit sector.  She is excited to lead GOAL Project to help build stronger communities in health and wellness. Paige comes to GOAL with proven expertise in project/program management and delivery, [...]

2019-02-14T10:33:46-05:00
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