Celebrate Recovery! Rally & Fun Run/Walk

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On September 23, Jordan’s Hope will host our first annual Fun Rally and Run/Walk! Registration / Check-in: 9:00am 1 Hour Fun Run/Walk: 10:00 Lunch: 11:00am Music and Speakers: 11:30am-5:00pm Free lunch provided by the Lions Club and Thrivient, beverages provided by Van Dusen. Mayor Arlene LaMear, AA/NA Speaker Panels, and open mic Music by Brownsmead Flats, Jeremy and the Astoria …

1st Annual Jordan’s Hope for Recovery Rally & Fun Run

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We want to thank everyone who made our 1st Annual Jordan’s Hope for Recovery Rally & Fun Run/Walk a success. First, we want to thank our many volunteers. Without you this event and Jordan’s Hope could not be the success that it is. Our volunteers are the backbone of our organization from the board to the people who speak up …

Recovering Mom Continues Son’s Battle Against Addiction After Losing Him to Heroin

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Reprinted from DrugRehab.com By: Trey Dyer September 20, 2017 Jordan Strickland never should have developed a drug addiction. It was never his destiny, never his goal, but the disease can affect anyone. “Jordan was always athletic from the get-go,” his mother Kerry Strickland told DrugRehab.com. “That was his passion. That was his life.” Kerry says that Jordan’s childhood revolved around …

Jordan’s Hope for Recovery Receives a Generous Donation!

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Jordan’s Hope for Recovery has received a generous donation of $25,000 from the Friends of Columbia Community Health. In a letter from Friends of Columbia Community Health awarding Jordan’s Hope this amazing gift they stated, “We appreciate the important work that Jordan’s Hope does in fulfilling its mission and your dedication to helping people and their families with addiction, drug …

Jordan’s Hope for Recovery Receives Grant

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Columbia Pacific Coordinated Care Organization has included six Clatsop County organizations among its spring 2017 Community Wellness Investment Fund (CWIF) grants. The organizations address a range of community issues, from food insecurity to substance abuse and suicide prevention. Columbia Pacific is the nonprofit Coordinated Care Organization that provides health care services to Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid) members in Tillamook, Clatsop …

Jordan’s Hope Brings Awareness to Local High Schools

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  The Jordan’s Hope for Recovery speaking team spoke at Warrenton, Astoria and Knappa high schools this last school year. Our focus is on awareness and prevention, sharing personal stories and statistics with students. We hope to educate the students on the adverse impact involved in the misuse of prescription drugs, street drugs and alcohol through personal stories that describe …

North Coast Opioid & Substance Abuse Summit

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The North Coast Opioid & Substance Abuse Summit returns to the Seaside Convention center again this year, and Jordan’s Hope will have an information booth at this event. It will be held on Friday, April 14, 2017 7:00am to 4:30pm. Registration is $25.00, including breakfast and lunch. Space is limited – Register by April 1. Learning Objectives: Understand state and regional data regarding high …

Alcohol’s Effects on Immunity

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This article is reprinted from NCADD Many people are aware that excessive drinking can be harmful to the liver and other vital organs; however, there is another, less obvious, body system that is vulnerable to the negative effects of alcohol: the immune system. Because of alcohol’s effects on the immune system, people who drink to excess are at increased risk of …