On many occasions, our clients will benefit from living arrangements that minimize exposure to the people, places and things that may trigger a relapse into addiction. Livengrin provides our clients with a very strong foundation for recovery through our inpatient treatment programs. We offer a safe and protected environment during the first few weeks of this type of treatment. But what about beyond those first 28 days? Often we suggest an intensive outpatient program or a more lenient […]
The news can sound dire. Opioid addiction is ruining families and taking lives at an ever increasing rate. In this roundtable discussion, Dr. Gottlieb brings together Livengrin Board member Bruce Murray and wife Ginny, a clinician, researcher, family members and individuals in recovery to go beyond the headlines and look at what is working to bring addicts into treatment.
Action News covers the 2016 Ride for Recovery, an annual motorcycle run and family picnic that raises funds to benefit our patient care programs and enhance public awareness for recovery from addiction.
Two decades later, Andy Callaghan, a 25-year veteran police sergeant, still can't forget the sound of the bullet whizzing by his ear.
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Livengrin’s 48th Anniversary Celebration with Special Guest of Honor: Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner
Livengrin Foundation is holding its 48th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, October 30. Proceeds benefit Livengrin’s First Responders Addiction Treatment Program (FRAT), which reaches out to police, firefighters, emergency personnel and combat veterans. Each month 12 to 15 Iraq and Afghanistan war combat veterans come to the doors of Livengrin Foundation seeking addiction treatment, but have no health insurance. The non-profit Livengrin Foundation treats these heroes through patient charity care. The event will help many brave combat veterans and First Responders receive the help and support they desperately need. WHEN: Thursday, October 30 6:30 p.m. – VIP and General Receptions 7:15 p.m. – Dinner WHERE: Northampton Valley Country Club 10 Harmony Drive Richboro, PA 18954 TICKETS: Tickets for the event can be purchased in advance at https://www.livengrin.org/gala/. For more information, contact Scott Blacker, Vice President for Development at (215) 638-5200 x 207. About Timothy Geithner As the 75th United States Secretary of the Treasury, Timothy Geithner played a central role in formulating U.S. domestic and international economic policy during President Barack Obama’s first term. He was a principal architect of the president’s strategy to avert economic collapse and to reform the financial system, while also tackling a broad set of international economic challenges. [...]
By Jo Ciavaglia | Twitter: @jciavaglia | Bucks County Courier Times | Posted: Monday, August 4, 2014 [av_dropcap1]I[/av_dropcap1]n the days before he allegedly stabbed his grandmother, Dylan Campbell thought he was a god. He also believed that someone was trying to hurt his family. He’d get down on all fours and rock. He started hyperventilating. He was hallucinating. His face wore a blank look, according to his aunt Noreen Carros, who lives with the 17-year-old, soon-to-be high school senior. His bizarre behavior was so worrisome that his family took him to a hospital emergency room, where he was put under a 48-hour observation, Carros said. Cough syrup abuse led Dylan Campbell to stab grandmother She said she had no idea what happened to her grand-nephew, until he confided in her. Now she wants to warn other people about what medical and drug abuse professionals call a cheap, legal, accessible and dangerous high. And it’s probably in your bathroom right now. The Bristol Township teen was abusing cough medications, and had been for months, Carros said. The family informed Bristol Township police that he was possibly abusing it the night he allegedly stabbed his grandmother, who suffered minor wounds. While not as [...]
Philadelphia Eagles Honor Livengrin and Board Member Steve Leckerman with the 2014 Community Quarterback Award
Courtesy PhiladelphiaEagles.com | Posted: Mar 17, 2014 The Philadelphia Eagles and Teva Pharmaceuticals named the finalists for the 2014 Community Quarterback Awards, which recognizes individuals who exemplify leadership, dedication and a commitment to improving the communities in which they live through volunteerism. The Eagles and Teva award $100,000 in grants to the nonprofits served by the 11 Community Quarterback finalists. The overall winner received $50,000 for his or her organization while the two runners-up received an additional $11,000 for their nonprofit. Additionally, the finalists received $4,000 for their group. The award presentation took place March 19 at the NovaCare Complex. Steve Leckerman – The Livengrin Foundation Steve Leckerman is a dedicated volunteer with the Livengrin Foundation, using his 30 years of experience within the grassroots addiction recovery community, as well as his business expertise to help those affected by the disease across the region. Steve has dedicated a great deal of time towards increasing the Livengrin Foundation’s fundraising initiatives, including helping to build a professional development office. In 2013, Steve and his family established a special patient scholarship fund at Livengrin, named in the memory of his daughter who was killed by a drunk driver in 2003. In only eight months, Steve personally [...]